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Families Connect Series

Families Connect Series

Neshaminy School District is pleased to present a free speaker series offered to our parents, students, staff, and community members with information related to a variety of topics such as how to support their child in the learning process and recognizing strategies to support our students and families at home.

As a part of the Families Connect series, we invite expert speakers to offer guidance on relevant parenting topics. We encourage community conversations that are centered around practical strategies to support learning and child development.


Screen Smart Parenting

On December 13, 2023, Dr. Jessica Janze offered a parent presentation as a part of Neshaminy’s Families Connect Program titled Screen Smart Parenting: Balancing Act for the Digital Generation. A video archive of the webinar can be viewed below. A companion Power Point presentation can be viewed here (PDF format).

Dr. Janze is a psychologist from the Child Mind Institute. She has extensive experience in addressing anxiety, mood, and trauma-related disorders. Her career has spanned various care settings, including schools, inpatient and outpatient hospitals, and community mental health centers. She is well-versed in crisis management, conducting risk assessments, and offering essential support to families during challenging periods.


Navigating Internet Safety webinar

On October 4, Middletown Township Police Officer Melissa Robison, one of Neshaminy's School Resource Officers, offered a parent presentation as a part of Neshaminy’s Families Connect Program titled Navigating Internet Safety: Guardians of the Digital Realm. The webinar Power Point (PDF copy) can be viewed here, and the archive video can be viewed below:



2022-2023 Archive Video

Tobacco, Nicotine, Vaping and Youth: A look at tobacco / vaping trends among adolescents
with David Fialko, Certified Prevention Specialist, Council of Southeast PA


Understanding Stress, Anxiety, and Strategies to Support Your Child
With Susan Damico, Director of Devereux Center for Resilient Children


2021-2022 Archive video

Supporting Today’s Overwhelmed Teens with Love, Laughter, and the Science of Resilience with Dr. Michael J. Bradley

Nurturing Resilience in Ourselves & Our Children and Teens during Challenging Times with Dr. Robert Brooks