CFLE Conversations: One-Hour Online Networking Sessions

April 28, 2021 1:00pm - May 19, 2021 2:00pm
CT
Free for CFLEs
Location
Online via Zoom

All active Certified Family Life Educators (CFLEs) are invited to attend a series of one-hour online networking sessions that will provide an opportunity for CFLEs who work in specific areas (healthcare, military, Extension, early childhood, hospice, schools, adoption/foster care, aging services, parenting education, and more), to connect with each other. Participants will have the opportunity to discuss challenges and successes and to share ideas, tips, and advice.

These events are free to all current CFLEs. Each session is led by a facilitator and the format will be open discussion. The meetings are not recorded.

If you are interested in meeting with other CFLEs working in your area, and/or would like to be a session facilitator, contact Dawn Cassidy at [email protected].

Spots will be limited. See below for upcoming dates and topics.

CFLEs working with families dealing with mental illness/mental health
Wednesday, April 28, 2021, 1:00 – 2:00 pm CDT

CFLEs working in parenting education
Wednesday, May 19, 2021, 1:00 – 2:00 pm CDT

The CFLE credential, provided by NCFR is recognized in the U.S. and Canada as a professional standard for Family Life Education professions. Learn about the benefits of certification.

 

CFLE working with families dealing with mental illness/mental health

Wednesday, April 28, 2021, 1:00 – 2:00 pm CDT
Register for session (you may be prompted to login)

Identify solutions, problem-solve, and share resources to support families dealing with mental illness/mental health.

Mara Briere

Facilitator: Mara Briere, M.A., CFLE, President & Founder, Grow a Strong Family, Inc.
https://growastrongfamily.org/

Mara Briere, M.A., CFLE, has founded a small social service agency in Massachusetts. Grow A Strong Family is a 501c3 nonprofit family life education company that offers support, services, education, and skills to families with loved ones with mental illnesses. She is a member of a pet therapy team that offers volunteer services to veterans, the elderly, and families with loved ones with mental health diagnoses.

 

CFLEs working in parenting education

Wednesday, May 19, 2021, 1:00 – 2:00 pm CDT
Register for session (you may be prompted to login)

Connect with fellow parent educators to discuss effective methods and tools for successful outcomes.

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Facilitator: Jody Johnston Pawel, MSW, CFLE, The Parent’s Toolshop
https://parentstoolshop.org/

Jody Johnston Pawel, LSW, CFLE is a second-generation parent educator and award-winning author of a research-based parenting curriculum and book that has been taught internationally by certified Parents Toolshop® Coaches and Trainers. She has personally trained over 50,000 parents and professionals and served as an expert to the media worldwide hundreds of times. In 1986, she founded a non-profit parent-support organization still going strong 30 years later. Since 1998, she has received comprehensive, advanced marketing training, served on the training teams of top marketing experts, and presented marketing workshops, and written articles and textbook chapters on starting, growing, and marketing a family life education practice. Jody has been a member of NCFR for almost 30 years (1993) and a CFLE for 20 years (2000)