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Fall 2019 Parent University

Topic: "Raising Resilient Children: Developing a Growth Mindset"

Presenter: Jackie Rhew

Date: September 24, 2019

Time: 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Location: Bernotas Middle School, 170 N. Oak St., Crystal Lake


The Fall 2019 District 47 Parent University features clinical consultant and powerful speaker Jackie Rhew (see video below) who will provide essential tools for parents to help them build resiliency in their children. Parents will learn how to help children come out of their comfort zone, deal with making mistakes, accept criticism as part of the learning process, and take risks that may result in failure. 


This is a free event for ALL D47 families and Spanish translation will be provided. Childcare/kids’ activities will be provided for kids ages 3 and up by licensed District 47 staff. Children must be potty trained and registration is required. Activities for kids ages 5 and up include games and movement activities; mindfulness/yoga; and storytime by the Crystal Lake Public Library. Doors open at 6 p.m. Parking is available in the main lot at Bernotas and at St. Thomas church.  


Click the links below to register:


D47 Parent University Registration - English 


D47 Inscripción para la Universidad de Padres - Español


Jackie Rhew, MA, CADC, LCPC, is a clinical consultant and liaison for Amita Health and co-founder of the Center for Emotional Wellness. Rhew provides trainings locally and nationally on topics including anxiety, parenting, and self-injury. She has authored several publications including “School Refusal in Children & Adolescents” and has recently co-authoredSuccessful Parenting-Create Your Custom Plan for Raising Independent Children into Adulthood.”