Hot Topics

Below are a list of our FREE Hot Topic workshops and a schedule of when and where they will be happening. Hot Topics are free to attend and open to the public. Attendees must be 16 years or older. Make sure you call the office at 80-664-2737 to register or if you have any questions!

“Beat Bullying” Workshop
Has a child you know been bullied? Have you wondered what you could do to help them, but felt helpless? Family Literacy Center is proud to present our new Hot Topics workshop, “Beat Bullying”. This new workshop is made to answer those questions and more.

“ADD: What Parents NEED to Know” Workshop
Has your child been diagnosed with ADD? Would you like more information about ADD? At this workshop you will learn about the different types of ADD, the potential impact of having ADD, and information on medication and alternatives. The workshop includes an informative video by Dr. Daniel Amen. Attendees must be 16 years or older.

“Frustration, Anxiety and Tension in Children”
Is school a frustrating experience for your child? The Family Literacy Center will have information from Rick Lavoie. He will talk about understanding the frustration students feel in education when learning is challenging for them. This information pertains to all students and is great professional development for educators, childcare providers, and anyone that works with children. Attendees must be 16 years or older.

“Motivation Breakthrough”
Do you have a hard time gettin your child to do homework or their chores? At this workshop you will learn six strategies to motivate and inspire your child without yelling, nagging or arguing. Attendees should be 16 years or older.

“Last One Picked, First One Picked On”
This workshop you will gain a better understanding of social skill deficit faced by some children and ways you can help your child succeed in social situations.

“When the Chips Are Down…”
Learn how to correct your child without lowering their self-esteem. Learn how self esteem affects learning and your child’s ability to succeed. Participants should be 16 years or older.