Jewish Community Center of Washington, DC

Parenting Center Workshop: Toilet Training Without Tears (January 17, 2019)

Thursday, January 17, 2019
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Mary's Center in Adams Morgan, 2335 Ontario Road, NW

$47; Discounted Member Rate $32 (prices include a $2 service charge)
Led by Claire Lerner, L.C.S.W.-C 

In partnership with Mary’s Center – a local organization dedicated to building better futures through the delivery of health care, education, and social service.

The toilet training process should not and does not have to be fraught with conflict or worse, shame. This workshop will address ways to approach toilet learning in a way that is developmentally appropriate and respectful to the child’s growing need to feel in control of his or her body, and that frees parents from unnecessary stress and anxiety.  The workshop will also address ways to manage typical challenges that arise during the process.  

About Claire Lerner
Claire Lerner, L.C.S.W.-C is a licensed clinical social worker and child development specialist. She was the Director of Parenting Resources at ZERO TO THREE (ZTT) for over 18 years, overseeing the development of all parenting content, print and digital, and is now the Director of Strategic Initiatives at ZTT to focus on developing new partnerships to expand the organization’s reach directly to parents. In addition to her work at ZTT, Claire has been a practicing clinician for over 27 years, providing parent education, consultation to families with young children, consultation to local preschools, training to early childhood professionals and pediatricians.  Claire is also the parent of two spirited children, now in their 20s.   

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