Crucial Conversations 2023-24

Student Wellness & Safety

Crucial Conversations, a parenting speaker series for St. Brigid of Kildare Parish and School
parents of school-aged children, is back with a series of events for the 2023-24 school year. These parenting workshops will focus on student wellness and safety—physically, emotionally, and online.

Environment Safety—September 27, 6:30 PM, Enke Hall

St. Brigid of Kildare Campus Safety and Security Director Bruce McKenna will talk with parents about our school building’s new enhanced safety plan using funds from our safety grant.

Emotional Safety—November 7, 6:30 PM, School Gymnasium

Professional Clinical Counselor Laura Lewis will share ideas and strategies about emotional
wellness, touching on anxiety, depression and the role of mental health. She brings practical ideas and strategies to integrate mental and emotional wellness into your family.

Social Media Safety—January (TBD), School Gymnasium

Nationally recognized internet safety speaker Jesse Weinberger will share guidance, data, and
resources for keeping children and families safer online. She will share life-changing information on the connection between social media and mental health. Learn more about Jesse at her website

In partnership with St. Brigid of Kildare SPiCE