Parenting Matters Conference

Parenting Matters

Saturday, March 23, 2019

8 a.m. - 12:40 p.m.
Barrington High School
220 Lincoln Ave, Barrington, RI 02806
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Keynote Presentation

The event will feature Improving the Mental Fitness and Wellness of Children, a conversation with Jess P. Shatkin, MD, MPH, author of Born to Be Wild: Why Teens Take Risks, and How We Can Help Keep Them Safe as its keynote presentation. Find out more »

Parenting Matters Workshops

In addition to the keynote presentation, attendees may choose from 15 workshops on a variety of topics addressing the mental health of young people. At the Parenting Matters conference, parents, caregivers and professionals can benefit from the wisdom of top child development and behavior professionals. Early learning professional credits will be awarded. Learn more about the workshops »

Overview of the Day

8 – 8:45 a.m. Registration, light breakfast, exhibits
8:45 – 10 a.m. Welcome and keynote presentation: 
Improving the Mental Fitness and Wellness of Children, by Jess P. Shatkin, MD, MPH
10:30 – 11:30 a.m. Workshops: Session I
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11:40 a.m. – 12:40 p.m. Workshops: Session II
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12:40 p.m. Conclusion


Registration is $25 through Saturday, March 9 and $30 thereafter. Professional development credits are available. A registration confirmation will be e-mailed to those who register by 3 p.m. on Friday, March 22.

Registration will also be available at the door on the day of the event.

Register Online Now

To register by phone, please call the Lifespan Community Health Institute at 401-444-8009. 

More Information

To learn more about Parenting Matters, call 401-444-8009. For information about exhibiting in the Family Resource Center or advertising in the program book, please call 401-444-8009.