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Mon, Sep 14


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Parent Up Pittsburgh: September

Parent Up Pittsburgh presents “Teens, Tweens & Quarantines” on September 14th, 2020 . This is a presentation for parents and caregivers, focusing on the impact of COVID-19 on our children.

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Parent Up Pittsburgh: September
Parent Up Pittsburgh: September

Time & Location

Sep 14, 2020, 6:00 PM

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About the Event

“Teens, Tweens & Quarantines” is a presentation for parents and caregivers, focusing on the impact of COVID-19 on our children. In a dynamic fashion, this talk will address:

  • the teen/tween brain
  • explain why this pandemic is so difficult for this age group
  • survey the process of loss
  • discuss issues related to independence, autonomy, and privacy
  • offer perspectives and suggestions that parents and caregivers can implement immediately

Presented by Jon Mattleman

Jon Mattleman

New England Clinical Director

Creator of Teens, Tweens & Quarantines

Jon’s workshops and presentations are geared to give participants tools they can implement immediately, strategies that work with children and youth, and approaches which have proven to be critical to building healthy relationships. Jon frequently consults with schools, parent groups, mental health organizations, and in workplace settings regarding the issues of anxiety, stress, depression, suicide, parenting, and the emotional consequences of technology. Jon is best known for his talk “The Secret Life of Massachusetts Teens and Tweens” and has presented this to thousands of parents all over the east coast. Jon has appeared on numerous radio and television shows lending his expertise on anxiety, depression, suicide, teens, and parenting.

Read more about Jon on his website at Follow Jon on Twitter @jonmattleman or contact him at




Parenting is tough. It doesn’t get easier as children get older; every age presents a new challenge that we have to “level up” to meet. Parents are constantly learning and gaining new tools to better protect, teach, and guide their children.

That’s why we created Parent Up. We want to provide parents of tweens and teens a safe space to ask questions, to learn, and to network with other parents going through the same thing.

Parent Up: An Empowering Parenting Series presented by NAMI Keystone PA, premiering in September 2020, will be presented virtually. Each session we will spotlight a new topic and host regional experts to help guide a 90-minute workshop to build knowledge and strengthen parenting skills.


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