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Parents at Work (PAW)

Managing parenthood and a successful career is, to say the least, an adventure! Do you have tips to share or want to find some new ideas? Do you want to laugh and share with other UA parents your funny or even embarrassing parenthood experiences? Parents at Work Group offers:
Webinars - a new topic every month in a convenient, yet interactive format.
Seminars - a monthly face to face series of a continuous topic (4 meetings per semester)
Family gatherings - an opportunity for UA employees and their children to connect with each other in an educational and interactive event. 
This brand new workshop series is specifically for UA employees.

Sept 12

Thursday, 12:00 p.m.

This webinar has concluded

 

 

PAW Webinar: Parenting "101"

New parents are bombarded with well-intentioned advice. Join us for this webinar and learn what pieces of advice have an evidence-base and which are just old wives’ tales. We’ll review the most common misconceptions and arm you with the information you need to come out the other side in one piece.

Presenter:
Lourdes Rodriguez, M.S.
Childcare and Family Resources Senior Coordinator

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Sept 25

Wednesday, 12:00 p.m.

This webinar has concluded

 

 

PAW Webinar: Adolescents "101"

Do you wonder what happened to your sweet little one? Teen years will bring challenges such as driving, dating, piercing, and body changes. In this webinar, learn how to support your kids during this sometimes confusing stage without losing the emotional connection you two had during the younger years.

Presenter:
Lourdes Rodriguez, M.S.
Childcare and Family Resources Senior Coordinator

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Nov 6

Wednesday, 12:00 p.m.

Zoom Webinar
Meeting Link Sent after registration.

 

 

PAW Webinar: No screen time for young children. Why?

Our children are growing in a different and more technology-saturated environment than we did. In this webinar, learn how technology affects young children’s development and learning. We will discuss what pediatricians suggest and how to develop a Family Media Use Plan.

Presenter:
Lourdes Rodriguez, M.S.
Childcare and Family Resources Senior Coordinator

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Nov 14

Thursday, 12:00 p.m.

 

Zoom Webinar
Meeting Link Sent after registration.

 

PAW Webinar: Screen time for older children and teens

These days, we can see children as young as eight years old “hooked” to their smartphones. In this webinar, we will discuss how to be a parent in this digital age, how to teach children and teens safe media use, and the effects of technology and social media in their physical and emotional development.

Presenter:
Lourdes Rodriguez, M.S.
Childcare and Family Resources Senior Coordinator

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Sept 19

Thursday
10:00–11:00 a.m..
 

Location
Student Union Mesquite Room

 

 

PAW Emotional Intelligence – Social Skills Development

IQ and EQ are two different things. One will get kids into college, the other one will help them handle the stress of final exams. This seminar will explain the meaning and importance of emotional intelligence provide guidelines to support social skills development in your children. 

 

Presenter:
Lourdes Rodriguez, M.S.
Childcare and Family Resources Senior Coordinator

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Oct 1

Thursday
10:00-11:00 a.m..

Location
Student Union Mesquite Room

 

 

PAW Emotional Intelligence – Teaching Kindness

Being kind has scientifically proven benefits. However, experts report we are living during an empathy crisis. Intolerance and violence are behaviors our children experience frequently. In this seminar, learn why kindness and empathy are important and how to promote these behaviors in your children.

Presenter:
Lourdes Rodriguez, M.S.
Childcare and Family Resources Senior Coordinator

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Nov 16

Saturday
10:00–12:00 p.m.

Location
1430 E. Second Street, Room 453

PAW Family Gathering - WOW Book Fiesta, Stevie Lewis and Moon

Stevie will share her techniques for illustrating books on the sun and on the earth, and we will create our own collages.
Enjoy light refreshments, listen to read alouds and explore Stevie’s books. The University of Arizona BookStores will offer books for sale and autographing during this event. 

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Nov 21

Thursday
10:00–11:00 a.m.

Location
Student Union Mesquite Room

 

 

PAW Emotional Intelligence – Resilience

Every parent’s dream is for their children to live a healthy, happy, and successful life. Although we cannot protect them from life’s challenging events, we can prepare them to manage conflicts in a positive way. This seminar will explain how resilience benefits children and how to help them to develop it.

Presenter:
Lourdes Rodriguez, M.S.
Childcare and Family Resources Senior Coordinator

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Dec 11

Wednesday
10:00–11:00 a.m..

Location
Student Union Mesquite Room

 

 

PAW Emotional Intelligence – Learning and Success

We all have different learning styles and, sometimes, good grades do not guarantee a successful career. Employers are looking for employees with the skill to navigate the social complexities of the workplace. Come and learn how emotional quotient (EQ) enhances academic learning and success in children, setting them on the right path for successful adulthood.

Presenter:
Lourdes Rodriguez, M.S.
Childcare and Family Resources Senior Coordinator

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Brought to you by Life & Work Connections.

Interested in an individual consultation?  Schedule a one-on-one childcare or parenting consultation with Lourdes Rodriguez, MS by calling 520-621-2493.