News Release

Friday, July 11, 2003

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

August Classes, Programs and Lectures

  • August 5 – Infant/Child First Aid Class. $25. 6-9 p.m. CHKD Health Center, 850 Southampton Avenue, Norfolk. Parents, grandparents, caregivers learn basic first aid for minor injuries.
  • August 7 – Parenting a Child with a Behavior Disorder. Free. 7-8:30 p.m. The Barry Robinson Conference Center, 443 Kempsville Road, Norfolk. A clinical psychologist provides an overview of mood and behavior disorders, including symptoms and treatments, and offers suggestions and resources to help parents deal with a child with this type disorder.
  • August 11 – Puberty 101: An Overview for Parents. Free. CHKD Health Center, 850 Southampton Avenue, Norfolk. Parents, grandparents, caregivers learn basic first aid for minor injuries.
  • August 12 – Navigating IEP and 504 Plans. Free. 7-8:30 p.m. CHKD Health Center, 733 Volvo Parkway, 3rd floor, Chesapeake. Parents gain information about navigating the special education system.
  • August 19 – Sideline Sensibility – A Program for Coaches and Parents. Free. 7-8:30 p.m. CHKD Health Center, 733 Volvo Parkway, 1st floor, Chesapeake. Experts from CHKD Surgical Group’s sports medicine program discuss realistic expectations about children’s abilities relative to the sports they play and outline common sports injuries and how to avoid them.
  • August 21 – Stranger Danger -- A program for parents and their children ages 3-13. Free. 6:45-8:15 p.m. CHKD Brickhouse Auditorium, 601 Children’s Lane, Norfolk. Experts from CHKD and local law enforcement will discuss how and what to teach children about safety without instilling fear. Children will be segregated into age appropriate groups to learn how to make safe choices when playing outside, using the Internet, shopping and spending time at friends’ homes.
  • August 25 – Dealing with Bullying. Free. 7-8:30 p.m. Suffolk Pediatrics, 152 Burnett’s Way, Suffolk. Learn about behaviors that lead to bullying, the emotional effects on children and how parents and teachers can help.
  • For additional information on any of the above programs, except the Healthy You Program, call (757)668-7500.