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Routines, Rituals, & Transitions with Scott Noyes

Monday, October 12

It Takes a Village and The Gateway Regional School District’s SPED Parent Advisory Council welcome back Scott Noyes! Many of our families may recall that Scott hosted an incredibly successful event for us “Helping Children Resolve Conflict & Manage Anger” last fall. Now he’s back with “Routines, Rituals, and Transitions”!

Scott writes: “Whether we are smoothing out the edges on ‘who had it first’ or working with the challenge of a full-blown temper tantrum, there are times when every parent could use a few fresh ideas. Bedtime hassles, homework blues, and rousting the tardy are issues this workshop series covers.”

Join from a computer for mobile device at:
or from a telephone at:
(929) 436-2866
Meeting ID: 688 637 2401

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Scott has been professionally working, playing, writing and talking about children for thirty years. He teaches a graduate level course in “Challenging Behaviors,” and an undergraduate course in “Positive Discipline.” Scott’s first book “Positive Discipline – That Works!” is in its fourth publishing. His second book, “Intentional Language” was released in the fall of 2003. His newest reader, “This Child is Driving Us Crazy – What Should We Do?” helps adults develop an effective behavior plan for children with feisty behaviors. Scott’s background includes being,
a primary care provider for abused and neglected children a lead teacher in a parent cooperative
a nonprofit childcare center director a state sponsored Child Sexual Assault Prevention trainer
a childcare training specialist an Early Childhood Master Professional, workshop trainer endorsement, in New Hampshire a certified instructor for Vermont Northern Lights Career Development Center.

It Takes a Village’s Virtual Parents Groups are supported by the United Way Hampshire County.

Thank you to all the community organizations, agencies, and schools who have supported the Parent Education and Support Program and all these special events:

  • Pelvic Floor Health 101 with Patricia Young and Restore Physical Therapy (September 2020)
  • Just in Case: How to be Self-Sufficient When the Unexpected Happens with Kathy Harrison (August 2020)
  • Why It’s So Hard to Talk About the N-Word with Dr. Elizabeth Stordeur Pryor (August 2020)
  • Public School Reopening 101 with Kurt Garivaltis and the Gateway Regional School District (July 2020)
  • Homeschooling 101 with Jenny Wildermuth (July 2020)
  • Childbirth Ed and Postpartum Planning with Crafted Birth Women’s Health of Cooley Dickinson (July 2020)
  • Employment Rights in the time of COVID with Emily Smith-Lee and SLN Hilltown Law (July 2020)
  • Out-of-Hospital Birth during COVID with Seven Sisters Midwifery (June 2020)
  • The “Good” Mother Myth with Avital Norman Nathman (June 2020)
  • Peaceful Play Strategies with Sue Eaton and Peaceable Village (June 2020)
  • Self-Care for the Busy Parent with Beth Pellettieri and b.p. coaching (May, 2020)
  • Kids, ADHD, and pandemic shutdowns with Meg Taylor and Valley ADHD (May, 2020)
  • Relationship Struggles during COVID-19 with Kerry Lusignan and the Northampton Center for Couples Therapy (May, 2020)
  • Postpartum Mental Health with Lauren Harris and the Perinatal Wellness Center (May, 2020)
  • Raising Resilient Children with Joyce Hanousek and the Gateway Regional Special Education Parents Advisory Council (January, 2020)
  • Helping Kids Resolve Conflict and Manage Anger with Scott Noyes (October, 2019)
  • Is It My Business? A Community Response to Domestic Violence with Safe Passage (May, 2019)
  • Parenting Under Pressure with Karen Zilberstein (April 2019)
  • Scared of the Dark: Helping Kids Manage the Monsters Under the Bed with Ted Plimpton (March 2019)
  • Hilltown Community Health Needs Assessment with Baystate Health (March, 2019)

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