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Hospice 101: Introduction to Hospice for Indirect Care Volunteers Fall 2017
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Hospice 101: Introduction to Hospice for Indirect Care Volunteers Fall 2017

Free

with Pine Tree Hospice

This 4-hour orientation program prepares volunteers to serve as indirect care providers. "Indirect care" includes services such as cooking, picking up prescriptions, working in the office or library, fund raising, serving on the board or on a committee, but does not include direct interaction with clients or families. Upon completion, participants may choose to be mentored by an experienced Pine Tree Hospice direct care volunteer during visits with hospice clients and families for a maximum of 20 hours. Hospice 101 is offered as a class and also offered as an Independent Study. Certificates are awarded after completion. H101 Class to be scheduled. H101 Independent Study can be scheduled at any time. Optional mentor hours will be scheduled individually. For more information visit www.pinetreehospice.org. To register please call 564-4346.

Nurturing Workshop Series
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Nurturing Workshop Series

Free

with Steve Madera

Calendar Oct 11, 2017

Nurturing workshop series includes ten individual parenting topics offered on a continuous rotation. Participants may attend at the time of their choice.

October 11

Philosophy and Practices of Nurturing Parent

October 18

Ages and Stages Infants and Toddlers

October 25

Brain Development in Children and Teens

November 1

Communicating with Respect

November 8

Building Self-Worth

November 15

Understanding Feelings

November 22

Family Morals, Values, and Rules

November 29

Praising Children and Their Behavior

December 6

Alternatives to Spanking

December 13

Dealing with Stress

**For more information, or to register please call Steve Madera at 974-2479**

9-10:30am

or

5:30-7pm

Milo Town Hall

6 Pleasant St

Milo, ME

 

 

Period of Purple Crying and Safe Sleep Fall 2017
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Period of Purple Crying and Safe Sleep Fall 2017

Free

with Steve Madera

The Period of Purple Crying & Safe to Sleep are two National Initiatives focused on preventing Shaken Baby Syndrome and Sudden Infant Death Syndrome. During the 2 hour training you will receive researched information, materials and learn prevention strategies that address each initiative. November 4, 2017 February 17, 2018 8:00am-10:00am (Breakfast provided) Penquis 50 North St., Dover-Foxcroft For more information or to register please call Stephen Madera 974-2479 FREE

Protective Factors Training Fall 2017
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Protective Factors Training Fall 2017

Free

with Steve Madera

For professionals Protective Factors are conditions in families, communities and organizations that, when present, increase the health and well-being of children and families. Protective Factors/ Strengthening Maine Families 101 Training is for those who provide programs that support families. The training will offer opportunities to increase capacity to build protective factors that promote optimal development and prevent abuse and neglect. November 13, 2017 1:00pm-3:00pm (lunch provided) January 8, 2018 9:00am-11:00am (breakfast provided) Penquis 50 North St., Dover-Foxcroft For more information or to register please call: Stephen Madera 974-2479 FREE

Volunteer Bereavement Facilitators Fall 2017
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Volunteer Bereavement Facilitators Fall 2017

Free

with Pine Tree Hospice

After completing the Core Curriculum, this 14-hour program prepares volunteers to provide bereavement support to adults, children and families through the Pine Tree Hospice Evergreen Program. Bereavement Facilitators may choose to participate in structured group settings, which include the Nights of Service program for grieving children and families, the Lunch and Learn program for grieving adults; and an adult evening grief support group. Certificates are awarded after completion. Times and location to be scheduled. For more information visit www.pinetreehospice.org. To register please call 564-4346.





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