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Parent Workshop: Being the Best Advocate for Your Child at School and in the Community

This is an online event. Registered participants will receive an e-mail with instructions on how to join the workshop.

Presenters: Mirian Ofonedu, PhD, LCSW-C 

No cost to participants but registration is required. (Register early as space is limited.)

Course Description: Parents and families play an important role in how well children do in school and in the community. They are the first agents at identifying children’s strengths and concerns, opening doors to support and services and ensuring that those doors remain open to meet their children’s needs. 

Instructional Level: Introductory

Learning objectives: This workshop is designed to help participants:

1. Learn strategies for effectively working with school staff members to meet their child’s support needs.
2. Understand children’s social, emotional and behavioral health, and when to be concerned.
3. Recognize and understand the need for early screening, evaluation, and intervention.
4. Learn about available intervention resources at school and in the community.

Target Populations:

  • Parents/caregivers
  • Guardians of school-age children
  • Community Services providers

A Certificate of Attendance will be made available for all attendees. 

Maryland Center for Developmental Disability at Kennedy Krieger Institute reserves the right to cancel any of its workshops due to unforeseen circumstances. In this event, we will refund the registration fee only and not additional costs associated with attending the workshop. Should you have any questions, call 443-923-5555.

Thursday, July 30 at 4:00pm to 5:00pm

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