The Incredible Years curriculum will return in February and March

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The Mercer Island Healthy Youth Initiative (HYI) will bring The Incredible Years — Attentive Parenting to Island families with children 2-6 years old in February and March.

The evidence-based curriculum from the University of Washington offers new skills to promote children’s reading and school readiness, problem solving, social competence and emotional self-regulation.

This eight-week series will be held online once a week from 7-8:30 p.m. Wednesdays, Feb. 3-March 24. The series will be led by experts in the field, Kimberlee Shoecraft, licensed independent clinical social worker; and Mercer Island-based psychologist Ziv Bell, Ph.D.

Last spring, HYI brought the first virtual pilot of The Incredible Years program to the Island.

To register, email There is no cost to participate, registration is limited, and will be first come, first served. Wait-listed registrations will be given priority for registration in future series.

Learn more about the city’s Youth and Family Services (YFS) Department here:

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