News Release

Wednesday, May 07, 2003

Contact: George Stinnett, CHKD, (757) 668-7043

June Classes, Programs and Lectures

  • June 4 – When Children Lose Control: Helping Your Child Manage Anger. Free. 7-8:30 p.m., CHKD 6th floor conference room, 601 Children’s Lane, Norfolk. This workshop will teach caregivers how to help children manage their anger and learn self-control.
  • June 12 – Positive Discipline. Free. 7-8:30 p.m., CHKD Medical Group’s General Booth Pediatrics, 2117 General Booth Boulevard, Virginia Beach. Parents will learn several discipline techniques that work without yelling, arguing or spanking.
  • June 14 – Safe Sitters Class. Fee: $35. 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m., CHKD’s Discovery Care Center, 811 Redgate Ave., Norfolk. For 11- to 14-year-olds who want to learn how to become safe and nurturing baby sitters.
  • June 17 – Coping with a Strong-willed Child. Free. 7-8:30 p.m., CHKD Medical Group’s Pediatric Specialists, 300 Medical Parkway, Suite 222, Chesapeake. Parents and caregivers learn to understand behavior as part of a child’s personality traits. Alternative ways of thinking about and handling spirited children will be discussed.
  • June 21 – Infant/Child CPR. Fee: $25. 9 a.m.-noon, CHKD Medical Group’s Hampton Roads Pediatrics, 2106 Executive Drive, Hampton. For parents, grandparents and caregivers to learn the basics for responding to emergencies.
  • June 25 – August 6 – Healthy You Program. Fee required; tuition assistance available. 6:30-8:00 p.m., CHKD Health Center, 850 Southampton Ave., Norfolk. An educational program for overweight children and their parents. This program includes an individual assessment and a seven-week “Healthy You” lifestyle series. Call (757) 668-7035 for registration material and fee information.
  • For additional information on any of the above programs, except the Healthy You Program, call (757) 668-7500.