Parents and Educators Raising our Community (PERC) Programing 2021-2022

To view a flyer for a program, click on the date of the program. For a list of all programs and a full description of each program, please click here.

 

  • September 15: “Fall Dublin Family Night,” A PERC developed flyer will promote Dublin area businesses who have joined in to give families a way to celebrate together

  • September 22: “Operation: Street Smart,”  focused on current drug trends facing our youth and equipping parents with knowledge to help their children make educated choices.

  • October 20: “Raising Mentally Healthy Kids,”  program included behavior management, discipline, redirection and social and emotional development strategies to help promote long-term mental wellness was discussed.

  • November 16: “How to Keep Our Kids Safe,” presented by Nationwide Children's Family Safety and Healing Center and addressing the warning signs of persons who cross boundaries and what this looks like at various stages and ages, as well as how to respond appropriately, with steps for protecting children. 

  • January 11: “Looking Ahead: Planning for Success in High School and Beyond,” presented in conjunction with At the Core, and encouraging parents to consider their student's future high school experience as they enter high school and look ahead to life after high school - whether it is college or career.

  • February 10: “Meet Dr. Hamilton,”  Dublin City School's Director of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion.

  • March 17: “Kids Making Bad Choices and You Want to Help?” Author of "Born to Be Wild," Dr. Jess Shatkin, MD, MPH.  "Born to Be Wild" is a groundbreaking, research-based book that sheds new light on why young people make dangerous choices - and offers solutions that work.
     

  • April 7: “Can You See Me Now?,” presented by Health Awareness and Recovery Together Hilliard (HART Hilliard) and coordinated with Dublin Police and Syntero, allowing attendees to explore a simulated teen bedroom for signs of potential drug and alcohol use.
     

  • April 20: “Spring Dublin Family Night,” A PERC developed flyer will promote Dublin area businesses who have joined in to give families a way to celebrate together.

PERC Book Talks. 

Book talks will be hosted in partnership with Syntero.

  • October 6: Permission to Feel: Unlocking the Power of Emotions to Help Our Kids, Ourselves, and Our Society Thrive  by Marc Brackett

  • February TBD: Whistling Vivaldi: And Other Clues to How Stereotypes Affect Us by Claude M. Steele

  • March 9: Born to Be Wild by Jess Shatkin

  • April 6: The Addiction Inoculation: Raising Healthy Kids in a Culture of Dependence by Jessica Lahey