Columbia Heights Public Schools, in partnership with the Lee Carlson Center for Mental Health & Well-Being, will host an educational “Difficult Conversations” seminar on social-emotional health 5:30-7 p.m. Monday, Nov. 11, at the Columbia Heights Public Schools Family Center, 1440 49th Ave. NE.

Parents and guardians of elementary-aged children are encouraged to attend this presentation that will discuss early mental health challenges including anxiety, depression, defiance, attention difficulties and social skills.

Participants will learn skills to manage emotions and behaviors in children and discover ways to talk with their child about their feelings.

There is no cost to attend this event. Childcare will be provided for children ages 3 and older. The presentation will be offered in both English and Spanish. Pizza will be served.

RSVP to Barb Erickson at 763-528-4414 or For more information, contact Student Services Department at 763-528-4414.

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