News Release

Thursday, May 15, 2008

Contact: Contact: George Stinnett, (757) 668-7043 or George.Stinnett@chkd.org

CHKD Public Programs – July 2008

HAMPTON ROADS, Va.—The following public programs will be offered by CHKD Health System during July:
  • July 10, How Children Manage Anger. Free. 7-8:30 p.m., CHKD Health and Surgery Center at Oyster Point, 11783 Rock Landing Drive, Newport News. Learn how to help young children (up to age 6) manage their anger and learn self-control. Register online at www.chkd.org/classes or call (757) 668-7500.
  • July 14, Prenatal Class (previously listed as July 9). Free. 6-7 p.m., CHKD Health and Surgery Center at Oyster Point, Newport News Pediatrics, 11783 Rock Landing Drive, Newport News. Physicians will provide important health, safety and developmental information about newborns. A lactation consultant will give information and answer questions about breastfeeding. Participants will be able to tour the practice and meet the staff. Register by calling (757) 668-6300 and press #2.
  • July 16, Nutrition Tips in a Fast-Food World. Free. 9:30-11 a.m., Virginia Beach Central Library, auditorium, 4100 Virginia Beach Blvd., Virginia Beach. Learn to identify the pitfalls and ways to set your family on the right path for a healthy lifestyle. Register online a www.chkd.org/classes or call (757) 668-7500.
  • July 23, Adolescents: What Are They Thinking? Free. 7-8:30 p.m., CHKD, 6th floor conference room, 601 Children’s Lane, Norfolk. Learn how the teen brain develops, including new research findings that can help you understand why teenagers’ choices and behavior baffle adults, and how parents can use this information to improve communication and decision making with teens. Register online at www.chkd.org/classes or call (757) 668-7500.
  • July 29, Positive Discipline. Free. 7-8:30 p.m., CHKD Health and Surgery Center at Oyster Point, 11783 Rock Landing Drive, Newport News. Learn several discipline techniques that work without yelling, arguing or spanking. Register online at www.chkd.org/classes or call (757) 668-7500.
2-2-2 CHKD Public Programs – July 08
  • July 31, Motheread/Fatheread. Free. 6:30-8:30 p.m., Hampton Public Library, 4207 Victoria Blvd., Hampton. Learn to use children’s books and your own personal experience to help children with reading, writing, speaking and listening skills. Ideal for parents, grandparents and caregivers. Each family will receive a children’s book for their home library. Register online at www.chkd.org/classes or call (757) 668-7500.