In today’s world, many challenges face parents. The Hokie Wellness Parenting Series is a way to help parents navigate some of today’s most difficult parenting topics. Each 90-minute session is held during the lunch hour.

Experts in the field present on a different topic each month including:

  • Mindful Parenting
  • Cyber Security and Safety
  • Body Image for Our Children
  • Substance Abuse
  • Sex and Healthy Relationships
  • Teen Depression and Anxiety
  • Healthy Discipline Strategies
  • First Aid for the Summer
  • Emotion Coaching and Emotional Intelligence
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  • An additional offering, in partnership with Julie Dunsmore, faculty with the Department of Psychology, is Tuning into Kids: Emotionally Intelligent Parenting. The 8-week course is offered for parents or caregivers of children 4-12 years old and 11-16 years of age.