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Leida Woodham and Mariana Proske

Two events in Spanish: The Special Education Process Step by Step or How to Identify if Your Teen is Using Drugs

Thu, Jan 19, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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These free GPS events, presented in Spanish only, will begin at 7 p.m. Jan. 19  Glenbard East High School, 1014 S. Main St. in Lombard.  Choose “The Special Education Process Step by Step” with Glenbard East school psychologist Mariana Proske located in room 1959 or  “How to Identify if Your Teen is Using Drugs” with Leida Woodham Mental Health Counselor at Breaking Free in the Glenbard East Library

How to Identify if Your Teen is Using Drugs

Leida Woodham MA, CRC, LPC
Mental Health Counselor – Bilingual

Leida obtuvo una maestría en Consejería de Rehabilitación en Northeastern Illinois, University – Chicago. Además, Leida, tiene una licenciatura en Estudios Interdisciplinarios y Sicología de Northeastern Illinois University – Chicago. Leida posee una Certificación en Consejería de Rehabilitación (CRC) y es Consejero Professional (LPC).
Su experiencia incluye asesoría y planeamiento vocacional, consejería para personas discapacitadas, consejería bilingüe y multicultural y también fue maestra de EFL en escuela intermedia.

En esta charla hablaremos de los síntomas y signosque los padres pueden detectar en sus hijos si sospechan que están usandodrogas. Hablaremos acerca de los tiposde drogas que los adolescentes abusan con más frecuencia, la parafernalia usaday los síntomas y cambios en comportamiento relacionados con el uso de drogas.

Drugs, including tobacco and alcohol, are easily available to children and adolescents and all are at risk for substance abuse. The ability to recognize this fact will allow adults to be better able to understand and reduce the risks. Parents have a major impact on their child’s decision not to use drugs. Leida Woodham MA of Breaking Free will update participants on the signs and symptoms, the communication skills and the protective factors that will make a difference in a teens’ decision to be drug-free.

The Special Education Process Step by Step: Everything Parents Need to Know (Spanish)

MarianaProskeThe words special education can be intimidating, alarming and confusing to a parent or guardian. In this presentation, parents and guardians will be provided with the tools, terminology and information they need to best support their child’s unique needs. Learn how to become an advocate and help your child use their gifts, reach their full potential and succeed in school and beyond. Special education is more effective, and our students are more successful, when parents and guardians are informed and involved.  This event will be presented in Spanish only by Glenbard East school psychologist Mariana Proske.

CPDUs are available.

Serie Sobre Estrategias de Salud Mental Presentación en Español
Mariana Proske, Glenbard East Psicóloga Escolar

Jueves, el 19 de enero,  7:00 p.m., Glenbard East
El proceso de Educación Especial paso a paso: Todo lo que los padres necesitan saber

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Serie para los Padres De Glenbard 2016-2017


Thursday, January 19, 2017
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Gilda Ross


Glenbard East
1014 South Main Street
Lombard, IL 60148 United States
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