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Emotional Wellbeing Conferences for Parents and Educators

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The Ventura County Office of Education is presenting two free, virtual conferences to help address the emotional toll the COVID-19 pandemic is taking on parents, caregivers and school employees. Entitled “Living Well: Healthy Children Need Healthy Adults,” the conferences will give attendees strategies and tools to use every day to increase resiliency, manage stress and improve overall wellness.


“Over the past year and a half, there’s been much well-deserved attention to the emotional impact the pandemic is having on children,” said Dr. César Morales, Ventura County Superintendent of Schools. “It’s also vital that we recognize the ways it’s affecting us as adults. When we take the time to improve our own wellbeing, we’re better able to meet the needs of our kids as educators and parents.”


There is no charge to attend the conferences, but registration is required using the links below.


Educator Conference (open to all Ventura County educators)

September 20 - 24, 2021 each day from 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM (via Zoom)


Parent and Adult Caregiver Conference (open to all Ventura County parents and caregivers)

Saturday, September 25, 2021 from 8:30 AM - 12:30 PM (via Zoom)

Presented in English, Spanish and Mixteco