Workshops

The Single Mothers’ Conference has several workshops dedicated to educating and providing resources to moms in need. Look at the schedule below to see which workshops are best for you.

Schedule

Time Presenter Title Description
1:00pm Melissa Ann Iacobucci, Esq.:
OWM Law
Pennsylvania Custody 101 A brief overview of the child custody laws and procedures in Pennsylvania
1:00pm Sheri Houpt: Housing Partnership of Chester County First Time Homebuyer Workshop HPCC offers up to $5000 for down payment/closing cost assistance plus offers education on how to purchase your first home.
1:00pm Elizabeth Hanson: Wings for Success Dressing to Success in the Workplace/Wearing the Right Attitude What to wear and what not to wear for interviewing and on the job as well as presenting yourself well and being an employee you would want to hire.
2:00pm Marcia Shirilla and Rebecca Dore:
University of Delaware Child’s Play Learning and Development Lab
 Navigating a digital world: Supporting young children’s learning from educational media This workshop will introduce child development research about educational media (books, TV, tablets and digital devices) and provide practical parenting advice about how to support young children’s learning from media. We will also provide information on internet safety.
2:00pm Aikido of Chester County  Women’s Self Defense Our workshop will focus on tips and tactics for self defense
2:00pm Kenneth Winston:
Charles A. Melton Arts Education
 Build the Boy or Mend the Man Single Parent Workshop related to raising boys
2:00pm Nicole Green:
Motivating Young Moms
 Dreams, Goals & Plans We will discuss their future goals be it personal or professional and get an idea of what type of planning will be necessary to obtain them. This workshop in essence is to get the attendees minds to start or continue thinking about their future and making it better