WESTON YOUTH SERVICES
Weston Youth Services is pleased to offer a variety of programs for children of all ages and their families.
Fall 2018 Programs for Children
Our WOW! after school program catalogs for students in Grades K-5 are now online for preview! We’re very excited to introduce several new programs this fall and welcome back our old favorites. Please take the time to visit our website at www.westonyouthservices.org for more details. And don’t forget to mark your calendar for Wednesday, September 5th, when registration opens at 10:01 p.m.
For our Middle Schoolers we’re back with four sessions of Sitter Safety to choose from. This year we will be offering classes on Wednesdays and will also offer a Thursday session. For more information on session dates and to register online beginning September 5th, please visit our website at www.westonyouthservices.org.
For our high schoolers, we're offering seven sessions of driver’s education through The Next Street for the 2018-2019 academic year at Weston High School. Choose between afternoon or evening sessions! Students can currently register https://www.thenextstreet.com/ct-driving-schools/fairfield-county/weston-high-school-drivers-ed
Programs for Parents and Caregivers
Teenagers - Sexting and Pornography: What Parents Need to Know
Thursday, November 1, 2018: 10:30 am, Weston Library & 7:00 pm, Wilton Library
Sharon Lamb, EdD, PhD, ABPP takes a look at the why and how of youth sexting and
pornography and how parents may guide our children to healthy and developmentally
Mindful Parenting: How to Make It Out in One Piece
Tuesday, January 15, 2019: 10:00am, Wilton Library & 7:00 pm, Weston Library
Tracey Masella, LCSW provides useful information on establishing a family frame,
setting reasonable and attainable expectations and goals for your children, managing
anxiety, and finding a supportive group of fellow parents in your community.
The Physiology of Addiction: Effects of Drug-Taking Behavior on the Brain
Thursday, March 7, 2019: 7:00 pm, Wilton Library
Ruth Potee, MD provides an overview of how substances and addictive behaviors
impact the brain and how the brain is injured by prolonged exposure to these
substances and behavior.
The Pressures to be Perfect and Its Unintended Consequences
Wednesday, March 20, 2019: 10:00am, Wilton Library & 7:00pm Weston Library
Alicia Farrell, PhD addresses what we can do when performance is valued over character,
leaving our children feeling inadequate, anxious, overwhelmed, stressed, scared and tired.