*Hidden in Plain Sight program in partnership with the New Canaan Police Department
CARES strengthens families by raising awareness on current, controversial, and challenging issues facing families today. These cutting-edge programs are research-based and vetted by staff, local parents, and educators.
- To assist parents and caregivers of preschoolers, through college-age children to identify and resolve common parenting challenges using a variety of large and small group formats, and
- Enhance parental connections with their children, and facilitate productive family interactions.
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2020 - 2021 Program Topics
Generation Vape: From Mods to Pods
How to Talk So Little Kids Will Listen
Media Portrayal of Relationships
Parenting Aspiring Influencers
Sibling Relationships: Rivalry & Birth Order
Supporting LGBT+ and Questioning Youth
Talk to Me About Puberty
The Dangerous Truth of Today’s Marijuana
Transition to Kindergarten
Past Program Topics
Helping kids manage stress and anxiety
Middle School/High School
Middle School/HS rollercoaster (physical, social, emotional)
Social networking/cyber safety
Dating and social relationships
Decision making and leadership
Difficult Conversations: Understanding Racism
Creating Balance Socially and Emotionally During COVID-10 Re-entry
- Problem Solving
- Team Building