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Mandated Reporter Training for Professionals Fall 2017
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Mandated Reporter Training for Professionals Fall 2017

Free

with Steve Madera

Do you know what to do if you suspect a child is being abused or neglected? What if you’re worried about a family? Do you know how to recognize the signs of child abuse and/or neglect? Being a Mandated Reporter is a serious responsibility. Please join us for the next FREE Mandated Reporter Training to help you stay current with reporting laws and recognizing the warning signs. October 30, 2017 December 12, 2017 January 12, 2018 February 9, 2018 Lunch & Learn (Lunch provided) 11:30am-1:00pm Penquis 50 North St., Dover-Foxcroft For more information or to register please call: Stephen Madera 974-2479 FREE

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

 

 

Open Computer Lab
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Open Computer Lab

$5

with Leah Gomes

73% of adults in the U.S. own a desktop or laptop computer, and 68% own a smartphone. 87% of all jobs today require digital literacy skills. 

This fall we will be trying something new with our computer class options. Have questions about your new laptop or device? Want to learn how to organize files and photos? Has social media got the best of you? Are you overwhelmed by the world of online job applications? Don’t even know where to begin? Schedule a ½ hour appointment with our technology instructor, Leah Gomes. Contact Leah to discuss your questions and what device(s) you are using, and she will schedule an appointment for you. Appointments are required. Schedule yours by calling Leah at 207-564-5883, or email LGomes@pvaec.org

Register for this class by calling Leah Gomes at 564-5883.

Paint & Mingle Winter Wonderland Fall 2017

$25

with Gale Robinson

Calendar Dec 4, 2017 at 6 pm

Join Gale Robinson of Leaves & Blooms Greenhouse for one, two, three, or all four of the following paint nights! If you have never picked up a paint brush, or if you are an expert painter, you are welcome to attend. Please bring a hair dryer if you have one (to speed up the drying process). All supplies included.

Will run

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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