York River Public School will be hosting a parenting presentation for parents, teachers and community agencies.
Guest presenter, Jennifer Kolari, spent several years counselling children, teens and parents for the Toronto District School Board and serving as a field supervisor for the University of Toronto, Faculty of Social Work. Prior to that she was a family therapist at Integra, a children’s mental health centre in Toronto. Her presentation will be applicable to agencies, teachers and parents.
DATE: Tuesday, April 17, 2012
TIME: 6:30 to 8:00 p.m.
LOCATION: York River Public School, 132 Newkirk Boulevard, Bancroft
Background on Jennifer Kolari
Jennifer Kolari  has a Masters of Social Work, is a registered social worker and a therapist who has been helping children, teens and families get connected for 20 years. Author of Connected Parenting: How To Raise A Great Kid (Penguin Group USA and Penguin Canada, 2009) and You’re Ruining My Life! (But Not Really) Surviving the Teenage Years with Connected Parenting (Penguin Canada, 2011), Kolari is the parenting expert on CBC’s Steven and Chris show, and has appeared frequently on Canada AM and Breakfast Television. Her insightful strategies, shared with warmth and humour, make her a highly sought-after speaker with schools, organizations and agencies throughout North America.
This event is sponsored by Communities and Schools Together (CAST).
For more information, please contact:
Kerry Donnell, Communications Officer, 613-966-1170 or 1 800 267-4350, extension 2354, [email protected]