Workshops and Webinars on YouTube

Parent Resource Center Workshops and Webinars on Youtube

Listed below are videos of workshops and webinars for families and educators to support student success. 

Please email or call the Parent Resource Center for handouts and more information.

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Supports during Covid-19: Learning and Wellness

Survive and Thrive with Virtual Learning-Practical Strategies to Make At-Home Learning Work for You (9/2020)

You’ll learn how to avoid parent-child conflict around academics with practical tips.

Creating a Learning Environment at Home - A Webinar for Families to Watch Together (8/2020)

Quick and creative ideas of how to set up your home for virtual learning using materials and resources that you may already have available. 

Setting the Stage for Summer Success: Safer at Home Edition: A Webinar for Families (7/2020)

If you are interested in maximizing the summertime off for your student, while maintaining your sanity with so many places closed, please join us for this session filled with summer tips and resources.

Setting up a Home Classroom for Virtual Learning (7/2020)

Ideas for setting up a home classroom space for virtual learning.

The Juggle: Building Your Resilience through Self-Care: A Webinar for Parents and Caregivers  (7/2020)

This workshop will acknowledge and celebrate parents/caregivers and introduce practical strategies to build resilience based on brain science.   

Maintaining Wellness and School Supports During COVID-19 (5/2020)

Maintaining our own mental health and wellness during this time can be challenging, let alone supporting our children and family members. The first step to taking care of our families, is to take care of ourselves.

Motivating Responsible Behavior When Kids Are at Home 24/7 (5/2020)

In some cases, being home all the time is leading to more connection and positive memories... but in many cases it's leading to negative behavior that seems to stick around no matter what you try. 

Setting the Stage for Distance Learning Success (5/2020)

Transitioning to distance learning can be overwhelming.  Join us to learn important strategies to help support your child’s learning in elementary, middle, or high school.

How to Organize a Distance Learning Cart for your Family (4/2020)

A tour of a distance learning supplies cart that will help you organize tools for your child as they work from home.

Digital Citizenship and Technology Support

Digital Citizenship Series Part 1: How to Find Balance with Technology (11/2020)

When technology becomes the primary place for school and connecting with others, what does it look like to set boundaries? 

3 Things Every Parent Should Know About Getting Tech Support From Your FCPS School (9/2020)

FCPS Parents can easily request help from their school for common (and not so common) tech problems.

3 Things Every Parent Should Know About Calling Tech Support 9/2020

FCPS Parents can easily request help from FCPS.

Raising A Screen Smart Kid (11/2019)

Strategies for helping families navigate the digital frontier.  

How to Subscribe to a School Calendar (11/2019)

Subscribing to FCPS calendars.

Digital Citizenship (5/2019)

Necessary supports for students have a safe online space in which to learn healthy, and respectful technology use at home and school.

Executive Functioning

Challenging Behaviors: ABCs of Behavior & How to Respond (11/2020)

Parents/guardians will review strategies and methods to teach goal directed persistence and general tips on how to proactively prevent challenging behavior.

Challenging Behaviors: Prevention Strategies and Teaching Self-Control (10/2020)

After completing this training, parents/guardians will be able to identify the connection between executive function skills and the prevention of challenging behaviors.

Supporting Executive Functions at Home: A Webinar for Families (9/2020)

Our FCPS Behavior Intervention Services team will provide resources to help families support the growth of student executive functioning skills during this time of distance learning and beyond.

How to Keep Distracted Kids in “Study Mode” (Even if They Have ADHD) (4/2020)

Whether your child struggles with executive functioning skills, has ADHD, or would simply rather be playing Fortnite than doing online schooling, this webinar is for you.

Getting Past Procrastination (9/2019)

Tips to get students organized, focused and motivated.  

High School Success: A Strategic Transition from MS to HS (5/2019)

Learn successful executive functioning skills needed to have a successful transition from Middle School to High School.

Mental Health

Understanding Adverse Childhood Experiences (2/2020)

How and why adversity and trauma can reliably predict risks for mental, physical, behavioral health and productivity and how protection, prevention and resilience promotion can profoundly help.

Why Won’t My Child Go to School (2/2019)

Symptoms and supports for students who refuse to go to school

Supporting Anxious Children (8/2018)

The science and biological roots of anxiety in children and teens 

Depression in Children and Teens (6/2018)

Signs and symptoms of depression in children and teens 

What is Restorative Justice? (4/2018)

The philosophy of restorative justice 

General Parenting and Wellness Supports

Into Adulthood: The Journey from Dependence to Independence (11/2020)

10 Tips to help launch your young adult successfully into adulthood and strategies to teach your child “soft” employment, money management and communication/self-advocacy skills.

How to Get your Child or Adolescent to Open Up to You (10/2020)

We all want to know what's going on in our children's lives. We want to know about school and about their friends. We want to hear their successes and their struggles.

Alcohol, Tobacco, and Other Drugs Webinar (10/2020)

Talking with your teen or young adult can be challenging. Having meaningful, ongoing conversations about drugs and alcohol, however, is key to helping keep your son or daughter healthy and safe.

From Chaos to Calm: 10 Ways to Stop Power Struggles (9/2020)

Strategies to restore calm in your home and stop power struggles.  

Setting the Stage for Behavior: Routines, Procedures, & Expectations (9/2020)

Strategies and positive supports to help encourage social, emotional, and behavioral growth.

123 Magic: The 3-Step Discipline for Calm, Effective, and Happy Parenting A Webinar for Families (8/2020)

1-2-3 Magic allows you to get back in charge of your home, enjoy your family again, and help your kids develop their emotional intelligence.  

The Juggle: Building Your Resilience through Self-Care: A Webinar for Parents and Caregivers (7/2020)

This workshop will acknowledge and celebrate parents/caregivers and introduce practical strategies to build resilience based on brain science.   

10 Non-negotiable Rules for Raising a Teenager: A Webinar for Families (5/2020)

No one has ever said that raising teenagers is for the faint of heart. And while all parents genuinely want what's best for their children, teenagers seem to talk in a completely different language that's coded with many meanings.

Calm Conversations with Teens (1/2020)

Ways to communicate, talk with and relate to your teen in a stress-free, healthy manner

Raising Children with High Self-Esteem (12/2019)

Tools to help foster self-esteem in children.

The Zones of Regulation at Home (12/2019)

Strategies families can use to help identify, manage and regulate emotions

Parenting through Challenging Times (11/2019)

Hands-on exercises in mindfulness and balance. Demonstration of several techniques parents can use to bring calm to families' households.

Helping Your Child Cope with Stress (10/2019)

Tips and strategies for helping families help children deal with anxiety and stress.

Knowing the Signs: Substance Abuse and Today's Youth (10/2019)

An inspiring struggle with addiction and journey to recovery

Power Struggles (9/2019)

Help recognize power struggles, identify when they occur, and strategies to help avoid power struggles.

Bullying & Harassment Prevention & Intervention (10/2018)

The definition of bullying as well as strategies to help prevent and support students

Special Education/504 Plans

Special Education: Understanding the Process and Collaborating with Your School (3/2020)

An orientation for parents new to special education

Exploring Early Childhood Assistive Technology at Home (3/2019)

Strategies to help children that struggle with language expression 

Section 504: What Parents Need to Know (3/2018)

Introduction to Section 504 and it's implications in schools

Twice Exceptional Learners in FCPS (12/2019)

FCPS Services and resources available for Twice-Exceptional or 2e Learners

Technology to Support Reading & Writing while Encouraging Independence (4/2019)

Join FCPS Assistive Technology Services to explore a variety of technology tools to support student success and independence with reading and writing in the digital classroom and at home. 

Autism Safety Considerations (4/2019)

Strategies for caregivers to help keep people with Autism safe

ADHD: Does Gender Matter? (10/2018)

Gender differences in ADHD and the important implications in diagnosis and treatment

Building Healthy Relationships (4/2018)

Navigating the social world for students with disabilities. 

Technology Tools to Support Students with Dyslexia and other Reading Difficulties (4/2018)

Tools and strategies for students who struggle with reading

Thinking Outside the Box: Creative Postsecondary Employment Ideas for Parents of Students with Disabilities (1/2018)

Employment ideas for students with disabilities 

Pathways to Preschool

Pathways to Preschool - FCPS Early Childhood Services (8/2020)

Learn about FCPS preschool special education services.

Pathways to Preschool - FCPS Transportation (8/2020)

Learn about transportation for FCPS preschool students.

Pathways to Preschool - The FCPS Parent Resource Center (8/2020)

Learn about the supports and resources available at the FCPS Parent Resource Center.

Pathways to Preschool - FCPS Related Services (8/2020)

Learn about special education related services for preschool students.