Community Events

OUR PROGRAMS
  • CASA court appointed special advocates for children
  • child advocacy services CAC children's advocacy center

Upcoming Trainings and Events

Triple P Parenting Series

Triple P Selected Seminar Series – An introduction to the strategies of positive parenting and Triple P. Parents attend any number of three 90-minute seminars (Power of Positive Parenting; Raising Confident, Competent Children; and Raising Resilient Children).

Seminar 1:The Power of Positive Parenting - The Power of Positive Parenting provides an introduction to the Triple P program. Participants will learn key principles and strategies to: Create safe, interesting environments for children, provide positive learning environments for children, use assertive discipline, have realistic expectations of themselves and children, and take care of themselves as parents and caregivers.

Seminar 2: Raising Confident, Competent Children - Raising Confident, Competent Children covers social and emotional skills that children need in order to thrive at home, in school, and throughout life. Participants will learn ways to help children, learn to treat others with respect, be considerate, have good communication and social skills, develop healthy self-esteem, become good problem solvers, and become independent.

Seminar 3: Raising Resilient Children - Raising Resilient Children offers strategies to teach children healthy ways to deal with their emotions; Participants will learn ways to help children: Recognize, understand, and accept feelings, express feelings appropriately, build a positive outlook, develop effective ways of coping, deal with negative feelings and unpleasant situations, and manage stressful life events.

Triple P Classes will be held via Zoom due to the social distancing mandate. See the dates and links below to register. Information will be emailed to you on how to participate once you have registered.

Trainings will be announced soon.

The Power of Positive Parenting Teen Program is a multi-level system of family intervention for parents of children and adolescents ages 12-16 who have, or are at risk of developing, behavioral or emotional problems. This program aims to:

  • Promote positive caring relationships between parents and their teenagers
  • Help parents develop effective management strategies for dealing with a variety of adolescent social, emotional, or behavioral problems and common development issues
  • Enhance the knowledge, skills, and confidence of parents
  • Teach parents how to encourage teenagers to learn the skills and competencies they need to develop independence and to promote their health, development, and well-being

Trainings will be announced soon.

Healthy Relationships

This training session will provide both teens and adults with a basic understanding and key characteristics of healthy relationships. Whether it’s with a friend, parent, or even a romantic relationship, learning how to respect, share, and trust is essential. A discussion about communication and individual values will help set a foundation prior to small breakout groups to address the different concerns for both teens and adults.

Trainings will be announced soon.

CASA 101

CASA 101 - Community Events

Have you been wondering how you can get more involved in being the change for an abused/neglected child? Our CASA Recruiters would love to talk to you more about being a Court Appointed Special Advocate and answer your questions. Register now for our Zoom meetings.

Tuesday, September 21, 2021 at 6:30 PM

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Wednesday, October 6, 2021 at 12:00 PM

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Tuesday, October 19, 2021 at 6:30 PM

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Wednesday, November 3, 2021 at 12:00 PM

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Tuesday, November 16, 2021 at 6:30 PM

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Wednesday, December 1, 2021 at 12:00 PM

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Tuesday, December 14, 2021 at 6:30 PM

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Wednesday, December 29, 2021 at 12:00 PM

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Love146: Not a #Number

#Not a Number is an interactive prevention curriculum designed to teach youth how to protect themselves from human trafficking and exploitation. This is an introductory training that is geared toward parents and adults who are care for youth. Participants will learn how to protect youth and recognize signs of human trafficking and sexual exploitation. Some topics that will be covered include: vulnerabilities, safety planning with youth, healthy relationships, online safety, red flags behaviors, and more. This training will be approximately 1.5 hours. Registration required!

These classes will be held via Zoom due to the social distancing mandate. See the dates and links below to register. Information will be emailed to you on how to participate once you have registered.

Trainings will be announced soon.

Human Trafficking Awareness Lunch and Learn

Human Trafficking Awareness and Reporting is a deeper dive into human trafficking, what it looks like in our communities, breaking down myths and misconceptions, and how traffickers are targeting and grooming youth and children. We will be taking a deeper look at human trafficking and how it is impacting our community and youth. We will look at and discuss some come misconceptions, red flags, how to be more aware and better protect our precious youth and children from exploitation. I invite you eat lunch or have a snack during our time together.

Trainings will be announced soon.

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