About Michele Tryon, CCLS

Michele Tryon, CHKD community outreach coordinator and parent educator has worked with children and families for 30 years, providing services in the hospital, home, school and community setting. Michele is a Certified Child Life Specialist, a Certified Positive Discipline™ parent educator, a nationally recognized trainer/consultant for Nurturing Parenting Programs™ and co-author of The Nurturing Program for Parents and Their Children with Special Needs and Health Challenges©.
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    Tryon_Helping children manage emotions_Small Posted By: Michele Tryon, CCLS
    Tuesday, March 06, 2018

    Helping Young Children Manage Emotion

    When children are experiencing strong emotions, teach them words to use and actions to take in order to get their needs met in healthy, positive ways. Learning these skills now, will ultimately help them succeed in life. Read full post>>

    Tryon_talking to kids about tragedy_2small Posted By: Michele Tryon, CCLS
    Thursday, February 15, 2018

    Helping Your Child Feel Safe After Tragedy

    Parents may wonder how they can help their children feel safe in the wake of tragedy, such as yesterday’s shooting in Florida. If you’re struggling to find the right words to answer your children’s questions, we offer these guidelines when talking to children. Read full post>>

    Tyron_Holidays and Overindulgence_Small Posted By: Michele Tryon, CCLS
    Monday, December 18, 2017

    Avoid Overindulgence this Holiday Season

    Learn to make the holidays more meaningful with these tips from CHKD. Read full post>>

    Tryon_Back-to-school_Small Posted By: Michele Tryon, CCLS
    Tuesday, August 29, 2017

    Back-to-School Success

    Oh, the rhythms of life. The school year begins, the school year ends. The summer begins, the summer ends. As the summer months slip away and we prepare for another school year. Here are a few tips for a successful transition. Read full post>>

    Tryon_Stress_Small Posted By: Michele Tryon, CCLS
    Wednesday, June 21, 2017

    Securing the Home Front During Stressful Times

    Help your child feel safe and secure during stressful times with these tips from CHKD parenting expert Michele Tryon. Read full post>>

    Tryon_Summer Camp Prep_Small Posted By: Michele Tryon, CCLS
    Monday, June 05, 2017

    Preparing for Summer Camp

    Exciting new adventures await your child at summer camp. These tips will help you and your child prepare for the first day. Read full post>>