Symposium on Parenting Keep Calm and Confident
(Dated Posted: 10/05/2018)
On August 9 , 2018 , the Guidance Department conducted a Parenting Seminar for the Junior High School parents and guardians. This seminar was designed and prepared by the Guidance staff lead by Ms. Rae Anne U. Molano, the JHS Guidance Facilitator under the supervision of Ms. Cleofas A. Khoo, the Director for the Guidance and Counseling.
This seminar catered to the Parents and guardians of the Junior High School with the intention of helping them communicate better with their children, who are in their teenage years. We all know teenagers face a lot of tough , stressful and frustrating situations oftentimes challenging and we want our parents to understand and help them with all these challenges.
The Guidance Department invited a guest speaker in the person of Ms. Mercedes Malabanan,a mother of 3 teenagers herself and a registered guidance councilor , who spent 25 years in her profession with private schools here in Lipa City.
She commended all the parents and guardians who attended the seminars inspite of their busy schedule .In her talk , Mrs. Malabanan compared the difference in the brain activity of the boys and girls and their differences Also, she showed pictures and videos that are related to what she wants to imply. Parents were very participative, in sharing their experiences and in asking questions . The last part of the symposium is the sharing of some tips and techniques on parenting and some common situations and how to handle it.
Overall, the symposium was well appreciated by the parents as revealed by their evaluation , all are hopefuls that the Guidance department will continue to design programs along the topics of parenting.