Webinar Series: Surviving and Thriving at Home with Your Children During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Event Date: 
Wednesday, March 25, 2020 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm
Wednesday, April 1, 2020 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm
Wednesday, April 8, 2020 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm
Event Location: 
Online
Event Fee: 
Free
Event Contact Name: 
David Tranter
Event Contact E-mail: 

Dr. David Tranter, Associate Professor with the School of Social Work, will be offering free live and on-demand webinars for parents and caregivers.

The series entitled, Surviving and Thriving at Home with Your Children During the COVID-19 Pandemic, provides expert advice in the areas of parenting, learning at home, and managing anxiety. Dr. Tranter is providing three webinars:

Session One: The March Break is Over, Now What?

Wednesday, March 25, 1 pm

This first session of the series covers the top ten ways you and your children can successfully settle in to staying at home. Topics will include: establishing realistic expectations, creating a daily routine, and dealing with stress and worry. 

Session Two: Learning at Home is Not like Learning at School

Wednesday, April 1, 1 pm

This session will examine how you can support your child’s learning and development without turning your dining room into a classroom. Topics will include: what matters most when it comes to learning, capitalizing on curiosity, and dealing with opposition without detention or suspension.

Session Three: Are We Having Fun Yet? Saying Positive Over the Long Haul

Wednesday, April 8, 1 pm

This session will focus on maintaining your own well-being so you can support the well-being of your children. Topics will include staying motivated and positive, managing boredom and anxiety, and supporting your own well-being.

For more information or to register, visit: bigmarker.com/communities/nelson-professional-learning/conferences