Power of Parenting Workshops Offered by Partners in Prevention


Partners in Prevention presents the following workshops this fall in Alpena.

Tuesday, September 25, 2012
The Food Connection...It Starts at Home
How do food and the practice of eating affect your child’s behavior? How can you prevent and address childhood overweight? There will be an overall emphasis on starting at home.
Presenter: Melissa Tolan-Halleck, MS, RD, ARMC Community Education Coordinator
Location:  Alpena Regional Medical Center in the Health Resource Center Theatre

Tuesday, October 23, 2012
Trauma and Its Effects on Famililes
What is Trauma? How does it affect the brain and behavior? How does life look through the Trauma Lens?
Presenters: Resource Parents Ruth Fleck and Sharon Shiemke, and Community Mental Health Therapists Laura Ingles, LLPC, and Lauren Tallant, LMSW
Location:  Thunder Bay Junior High School Media Center

Tuesday, November 27, 2012
Scheduling for Success
Do you ever wish for mellow mornings and better bedtimes? Get tips on how to organize and schedule tasks for happier off-to-school and homework time and less overall family stress.
Presenter(s): School Success Worker(s) from Northeast Michigan Community Service Agency
Location:Thunder Bay Junior High School Media Center

All workshops are 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. and free of charge with free on-site childcare for children ages 1-10.

ADVANCE REGISTRATION IS REQUESTED by calling Partners In Prevention 356-2880 or 1-800-354-2880 no later than 1 week prior to workshop.  Call soon...




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