Lab News and Projects

Culturally Responsive Parenting Workshops for Asian Americans 

Asian American Parenting Workshop FlyerDr. Cixin Wang and colleagues are currently leading a 7-session culturally-responsive workshop for Asian American parents at Robert Frost Middle School in Rockville, Maryland. Topics will include improving communication, solving conflicts, preventing bullying, and home-school communication strategies. For more information, please contact Cixin Wang at cxwang@umd.edu

 

To register, visit http://www.mcpsparentacademy.org

 

 

 

Village Initiative Community Resource Seminar

resource flyer The Village Initiative is a continued joint effort of the CCACC-Mental Health 360, Chinese American Parent Association and the Asian American Studies Program of the University of Maryland.  The Village Initiative aims at promoting overall wellbeing of our community by providing information, resource referral and other resources for community members in need.

In this event, we will showcase the inspiring growing journey of Ms. Jiang Xinrou, a young lady lost her hearing at the age of 8 months, grew into a graceful professional dancer.  We also invited MCPS professionals, as well as community organizations who provide resource and service for students with special needs to join our panel discussion.

 

Culturally Responsive Parenting Workshops

Parenting Workshop FlyerDr. Cixin Wang and colleagues  lead a 6-session workshop at Walter Johnson High School in Bethesda, Maryland through December 2018 for parents of Asian American students with the goal of reducing bullying and depression, improving parent-child communication and problem-solving skills, and providing evidence-based strategies for parents. Topics included effective communication, enhancing emotional awareness, use of praise in parenting, bullying prevention, and strategies for communicating with schools. Please contact cxwang@umd.edu for more information. 

Parent-Teen Connect Workshop Series

Parent-Teen Connect FlyerDr. Cixin Wang and colleagues led culturally-responsive workshops aimed at parents of teenagers with an emphasis on bridging cultural and generational gaps and building positive family relationships. Topics include improving parent-teen communication, problem-solving and stress management. 

 

The Hear Me Out Essay Contest

Essay Contest Flyer The Hear Me Out! essay contest was an opportunity for immigrant parents and children of immigrant parents to share their personal stories exploring cultural and generational issues within their families. The 27 winners of the essay contest were honored in a ceremony on April 6, 2018. 

Dr. Cixin Wang on the NASP Podcast Discussing Social Justice Perspectives on Bullying Prevention