The Bear Creek School Hosts Dr. Laura Kastner for a Discussion on Wise-Minded Parenting

Laura Kastner
Laura Kastner
REDMOND, Wash. - Jan. 30, 2018 - PRLog -- The Bear Creek School has invited Dr. Laura Kastner to campus for a stimulating discussion about wise-minded parenting strategies and the predictors of success in adolescence. Dr. Kastner is a clinical professor in the departments of Psychology and Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the University of Washington and the co-author of four books on adolescent development, numerous published academic articles, and many parenting articles.

In this presentation, Dr. Kastner will review some of the "best practices" in parenting that have emerged over the last fifty years of research and highlight recent research in the field which are game changers. She will focus on the seven essentials for raising successful tweens and teens from her book Wise-Minded Parenting with particular emphasis on impacts of stress and media as well as the key importance of a close parent-child relationship.

The event will be held on Tuesday, February 6, 2018, from 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. in the Performing Arts Center at Bear Creek's Upper School (8525-208th Ave. NE, Redmond) on Union Hill. General tickets ($10) are available online at

About The Bear Creek School

Founded in 1988, in Redmond, Washington, The Bear Creek School is an independent classical Christian school that believes only when faith, mind, and heart are fed together can students experience the fullness of education which produces leaders who think well and are compelled to engage the world.

Recognized as a 2014 National Blue Ribbon School, Bear Creek serves students from the greater Eastside and is housed on two campuses. Redmond Campus on Union Hill serves kindergarten through grade 12 students. Valley Campus, also in Redmond, serves preschool students. The Bear Creek School is accredited by the Northwest Association of Independent Schools and AdvancED/Northwest Accreditation Commission.

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