The “Let’s Talk” series of free classes, including Parent Talk, Teen Talk and Girl Talk, is designed to start sometimes-difficult discussion on topics faced by families with growing kids. The classes help educate attendees in a casual, conversational atmosphere that makes it easier to open the lines of communication between parents and their kids.
All classes are held at:
Marshall Women’s Health & Education Center
Norton Medical Plaza 3 – St. Matthews
4123 Dutchmans Lane, Louisville, Ky.
Teen Talk | A class for the teen and parent
Boys to Men
Experts in adolescent health will use an informal and engaging format to present and discuss issues on the minds of parents and boys ages 10 to 14. Topics include bodily changes, emotional ups and downs, how to discuss challenging subjects and finding trusted resources. Boys must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. Dads and moms are encouraged to attend.
Wednesday, May 20 • 6 to 7:30 p.m.
Girl Talk | I LOVE Me-Building Self-Esteem
In this discussion for moms and girls age 11 and older, a pediatrician will address factors that affect self-esteem, how to recognize signs of low self esteem and how to have healthy self-esteem.
Tuesday, May 26 • 6 to 7:30 p.m.
Teen Talk | Getting Caught in the Web
In this class for parents and children age 9 and older, a local police officer will discuss the Internet and social media, two forms of connection and entertainment extremely popular with today’s youth. This class expresses the positive qualities of the Internet and social media while raising awareness about the dangers of unsupervised use.
Tuesday, June 9 • 6 to 7:30 p.m.