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Author Kim John Payne, MEd, to Speak on Raising a Socially Resilient Child

Apr 02, 2013 01:25AM

Kim John Payne

Kim John Payne, MEd, a consultant and trainer to more than 110 U.S. independent and public schools, will lead a talk, How Parents Can Raise a Socially Resilient Child: Breaking the Cycle of Reactivity, Exclusion and Bullying, from 10 a.m. to noon, April 13, at Prairie Hill Waldorf School. A counselor, consultant, researcher and educator for 27 years, Payne regularly runs workshops and trainings for educators, parents and therapists.

This talk offers tips and step-bystep strategies, developed and tested over 25 years, that families can implement immediately to break the cycle of bullying; bring greater balance into their family and deal with fast-paced, modern family lifestyle; create calmer and more resilient children that can break the cycle of reactivity; and help children build friendships and avoid isolation.

Located on 13 acres of pristine nature in Waukesha County, just west of Milwaukee, Prairie Hill Waldorf School is an independent, nonsectarian, nonprofit school that provides an enriched classical education for children from grades pre-K to eight, based on Waldorf Education curricula.

Cost: $10 at the door. Location: N14 W29143 Silvernail Rd., Pewaukee. To RSVP (required), email [email protected]. For more information, call Maia Wilson at 262-646-7497 or visit

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