Education on Oct 28, 2020

Neighborhood Council of Westchester/Playa

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Heather Tuttle

Meeting Date: 
Wednesday, October 28, 2020 - 6:30pm

Meeting Place: 
Virtual Meeting- Zoom

Call to order: 

Call to order and Introductions

Discussion/Action (Motion): 
  1. Announcements

    • E-Choices Application due Nov. 20
    • Katherine Johnson STEM Academy- mini-book group "Not Light, But Fire: How to lead meaningful race conversations in the classroom" led by Darin Earley- 10/29, 11/19, 12/1. Register at: 
  2. Spotlight on the Schools

  3. Community of Schools Update and Webinar Reflection 

  4. Parent/Caregiver Education Night Seminar Sponsored by the NCWP Education Committee- Nov. 18, 2020 6:30pm

    Motion to request $250 from NCWP to host a virtual education seminar for parents and caregivers of students in the community and local schools. Seminar would be led by local mom and LCSW, Marisa Fraynsod. The $250 will cover her fees.

    • Marisa Faynsod is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker.  She previously worked as a Clinical Supervisor and the Coordinator of School Based Mental Health Services for 13 schools located in the Los Angeles Unified School District. Marisa is a National Certified Sexual Abuse Counselor. Marisa currently works at Stuart House part-time providing therapy to children who have been sexually abused and is an on-call crisis counselor at UCLA Rape Treatment Center in Santa Monica. Marisa is a National Trainer for Cognitive Behavioral Intervention for Trauma in the Schools (CBITS) and Bounceback. Additionally, Marisa has a part time private practice in Manhattan Beach, CA and provides psychotherapy to children, families and adults.
    • Possible Agenda for Webinar: Support for Caregivers and Children during Distance Learning
      • Introduction
      • How stress impacts children and the body
      • How to support your child with distance learning
      • Learned helplessness- why it important to allow your child to do the work
      • How to handle situations- give real life examples (not wanting to participate in virtual classes, refusing homework, low motivation).
      • Ways to relieve stress
      • Open for questions.


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