Parent adult ed classes address bullying, social media

January 31, 2023

Concord Carlisle Adult & Community Education (CCACE) is now offering parent education programs, previously offered through the Center for Parents and Teachers (CPT). Their goal is to continue to provide expert-led programs for ongoing and new challenges facing our children and families.

This winter they have four classes that address social media, bullying, pandemic effects and building resilience. All classes are online and full descriptions can be found at

Want to understand how to use the recommended safety settings on your child’s smartphone? Check out Cell Phones & Parenting on Feb. 2. Improve your child’s social skills while reducing screen time with Bullying, Cyberbullying & the Effects of the Pandemic on Children on Feb. 9, led by Dr. Elizabeth Englander, a nationally recognized expert on cyberbullying, aggression and abuse online. In March, they will have Building Resilience & Managing Big Emotions with clinical psychologist Dr. Rachel Kramer (March 9) and Your Teens & Money with CCHS math teacher Laurie Fortunato (March 21).

For parents of preschool aged children, there’s a new monthly parenting group led by Allison Flynn, a licensed clinical psychologist with a specialty in child development and mental health.

To get information on these and other parenting programs offered through CCACE, check out their website or call their office at 978-318-1432.