Mindful Parenting Speaker Series | St. Agnes Academy-St. Dominic School

Mindful Parenting Speaker Series

You’re parenting in a time like no other. And we are here to help you. Our Dominican Community Connections speaker series Mindful Parenting features top parenting experts — all offering support to families just like yours. 

Our singular goal? To help you solve your toughest challenges at each stage of parenting. These insightful presentations offer up some welcome perspective, along with opportunities to ask questions and connect with other parents in our community. Join us for insights and engaging discussions that will enrich, educate and inspire you on your parenting journey!

All events are free and open to the community. For more information contact Gianna Soefker, Director of Community Relations at gsoefker@saa-sds.org


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Nov 3. – Raising Emotionally Strong Boys with David Thomas

Hook Theatre in Siena Hall 


David Thomas is the Director of Family Counseling at Daystar Counseling Ministries in Nashville. He is the co-author of 10 books, including the best-selling Wild Things: The Art of Nurturing Boys as well as his two latest titles Raising Emotionally Strong Boys and Strong and Smart: A Boy’s Guide to Building Healthy Emotions   Mr. Thomas is a frequent guest on national television and podcasts, including his own podcast “Raising Boys and Girls,” and he has been featured in publications including the Washington Post and USA Today. 

More information on David Thomas

Co-sponsored by St. Agnes Academy, St. Dominic School and CBHS

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March 1 - Young Girls and Their Emotions  

Hook Theatre in Siena Hall 

8:00am (Doors open for coffee and pastries beginning at 7:30am)

Our Connections Mindful Parenting Series continues with a presentation on Modeling Healthy Emotional Responses in our Daughters during the elementary school years. Counselors from Germantown Behavioral Services will present followed by a Question and Answer session. 

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The Chris Herren Story 

Monday, April 24, 2023

Heffernan Hall at CBHS 


From growing up in Fall River, MA to playing Division 1 basketball and in the NBA, Chris Herren will take the audience on his journey from addiction to sobriety. Additionally, he will relate his story to the audience addressing themes of gateway drugs, prescription drug use, vaping and the responsibility of prevention starting with us all. To conclude the event Chris will field questions from the audience. 

More Information on Chris Herren

Co-sponsored by St. Agnes Academy, St. Dominic School and CBHS

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For More Information

For more information about our FREE parenting presentations, contact

Gianna Soefker
Director of Community Relations

To register for an event, follow the link under each presentation description.

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