[HCCN] DE Health Children's Council NOVEMBER 2010 calendar

Candy Eaton children at downeasthealth.org
Wed Oct 27 12:25:33 EDT 2010


Hi All --  Happy Halloween!

The monthly calendar will soon be updated on our website at 
www.downeasthealth.org.  You'll find education and support opportunities 
offered through Downeast Health on the first page.   Other training 
opportunities are listed by date, followed by recurring weekly, 
bi-weekly, monthly  playgroups, support & online educational 
resources.   A 12-page pdf printable copy may be downloaded from the 
website or requested via email.

See some listings below to get you started & as always, please do not 
hesitate to ask questions or seek additional information.  Cheers, Candy

/Candy Eaton, Program Director
Hancock County Children's Council
a program of Downeast Health Services Inc.
52 Christian Ridge Road, Ellsworth, ME  04605
207-667-5304, ext. 261 /
/children at downeasthealth.org/ <mailto:children at downeasthealth.org>

*Incredible Years -- Toddlers:Free Weekly Group begins November 2nd*

11.02.10 *_Ellsworth_*9:30am-11:30am:Hancock County Children's Council 
presents a FREE 8 week series "The Incredible Years -- Babies" for 
babies and their parents/caregivers at Downeast Health Services, 52 
Christian Ridge Road, Ellsworth.Call Candy at 667-5304 ext. 261 
FMI.Minimum 5 - maximum 10 families.Pre-registration and some reading 
required.The Incredible Years programs will show some of the ways that 
babies communicate and how parents can nurture, teach and respond to 
their babies in sensitive ways that bring about their optimal social, 
emotional, physical and intellectual development.

*Relatives As Parents Program:Free Monthly Group on November 9th*

11.09.10 *_Ellsworth_*1:30pm-3:00pm:(DAYTIME) Hancock County Children's 
Council "Relatives as Parents" *FREE* Monthly Support Group at Downeast 
Health Services, 52 Christian Ridge Road, Ellsworth.Call Candy at 
667-5304 ext. 261 FMI & to register./Topic:"Rebuilding a Family"/

__*Recognizing Signs of Stress in Families:FREE training on November 11th*

11.11.10 *_Ellsworth_*8:30am-11:30am:(Hancock County Children's Council 
presents a professional training on Recognizing Signs of Stress in 
Families for Mandated Reporters of suspected child abuse at Down East 
Family YMCA Moore School Child Care Facility, State Street, 
Ellsworth.Call Candy at 667-5304 ext. 261 FMI & to register for this 
presentation.

_NOVEMBERis:_

·/National Adoption Month -- FMI, contact Adoptive and Foster Families 
of Maine, Inc. (AFFM) at 1-800-833-9786 or visit //www.affm.net/ 
<http://www.affm.net>/. /__

·/National Diabetes Month -- FMI, visit //www.diabetes.org/ 
<http://www.diabetes.org>//__

·/National Family Caregivers Month -- FMI, visit 
//www.thefamilycaregiver.org/ <http://www.thefamilycaregiver.org>//__

·/National Runaway Prevention Month -- FMI visit 
//www.nrscrisisline.org/ <http://www.nrscrisisline.org>//__

11.01.10 *_ONLINE_*:"Developing Culturally Competent Recovery 
Plans:Person-Centered Planning Using the Recovery Model" 5 
weeks.FMI:http://www.neias.org/SATAdcal#CulturalComp 
<http://neias.us1.list-manage.com/track/click?u=e569fc7ec46769dd34d135cff&id=8ed089cf23&e=a1802c72d4>

11.01.10 *_Lewiston_*:Street Drugs and Current Trends presented by Mary 
Kay O'Sullivan.FMI:http://www.neias.org/SATAdcal.html#StreetDrugsNov2010 
<http://neias.us1.list-manage.com/track/click?u=e569fc7ec46769dd34d135cff&id=f80bd28617&e=a1802c72d4>

*11.02.10 ELECTION DAY -- Please VOTE FOR YOUR Kids -- 
*FMI:www.everychildmatters.org <http://www.everychildmatters.org>

11.03.10 *_Machias_* 8:00am-3:15pm:"Bullying:Identification, Strategies 
and Coping Skills" by Marjorie Withers, presented at University of 
Maine, Machias.Registration & FMI, contact: nancy.drake at maine.gov 
<mailto:nancy.drake at maine.gov>or call Nancy at 255-3625.

11.04.10 *_Machias_* 8:00am-3:00pm:"Special Education:Know Your 
Resources and Raise Your Awareness," a daylong workshop for parents, 
surrogate and foster/resource families, presented at DHHS, 
Machias.Registration & FMI, www.mpf.org or call Penny at 1-800-870-7746.

11.05.10 *_Augusta_* 8:30am-4:00pm:MAIN Conference "Whose House?Our 
House! Moving forward to gain economic justice" at the State House, 
Augusta.Sliding Fee 0-$20; Register: www.peacebreadjustice.org 
<http://r20.rs6.net/tn.jsp?llr=7uv6qlcab&et=1103758793329&s=119&e=001oeRt8dbaRpCVKTnRgwvzTZIGM6WHGKvyG1g06WQwoRyNeMVaWRRbKwc-G0yPd4jkmq4Iuqbt8G8PlmjHzXP9rGZ8z8FpO1nh9rXDvD_nekpg3pv7JIy5iQ==>

11.05.10:*_Hermon_*:MAPSA Prevention Convention "We're All In This 
Together:Moving Maine Forward" at Morgan Hill in Hermon.FMI, contact 
Melissa at 621-8118 or mboyd at masap.org <mailto:mboyd at masap.org>

11.07.10 *_Bar Harbor_* 2:00pm-4:00pm:College of the Atlantic is hosting 
a "Share Fair" at the MDI YMCA gymnasium, Bar Harbor.Bring an idea to 
share, or a good or service to trade or swap.Followed by a 
student-facilitated conversation.Contact Kandyce Bartee at 
Kbartee at coa.edu <mailto:Kbartee at coa.edu>or 540-560-1740 FMI.

11.09.10 *_Portland_* 6:00pm-8:30pm:Boys to Men presents "Superheros and 
Scary Guys: Helping Mothers Understand the Natural Aggression of Young 
Boys at Portland Public Library.Register:774-9994

11.10.10 *_Calais_* 5:00pm-6:30pm:"Managing Stress during the Holidays" 
presented by Judy Somers, GEAR Parent Network at Calais Elementary 
School, Garfield Road, Calais.FMI, contact Judy at 1- 800-264-9224 or 
www.gearparentnetwork.com <http://www.gearparentnetwork.com>

11.11.10 *_Augusta_*:27^th Annual Peer Leadership Conference "Seeds of 
Change" for 7^th -12^th grade youth & advisors at the Augusta Civic 
Center.$80.FMI, visit www.myan.org <http://www.myan.org>

11.12.10 *_Augusta_*:7^th Annual Maine Anti-Tobacco Youth Summit for 
7^th -12^th grade youth & advisors at the Augusta Civic Center.FREE.FMI, 
visit www.myan.org <http://www.myan.org>

11.12.10 *_Bangor_* 11:30am-1:00pm:Assistive Technology workshop to make 
mounts using Loc Line at Technical Exploration Center, 34 Summer St., 
Suite 2A, Bangor.$20 fee for materials, lunch will be served.FMI, call 
992-9270 or email Debra at tecmaine.org <mailto:Debra at tecmaine.org>

11.13.10 *_Northeast Harbor_* 9:00am-11:00am:"Involving Families" 
presented by Megan London at Mount Desert Nursery School.FMI & 
registration, call Joy at 667-2467.

11.13.10 *_Northeast Harbor_* 1:00pm-3:00pm:"Nutrition in Action" 
presented by Megan London at Mount Desert Nursery School.FMI & 
registration, call Joy at 667-2467.

11.16.10 *_Bangor_* 6:00pm-8:00pm:"Managing Stress during the Holidays" 
presented by Judy Somers, GEAR Parent Network at Wings for Families and 
Children, 900 Hammond Street, Bangor.FMI, contact Judy at 1- 
800-264-9224 or www.gearparentnetwork.com <http://www.gearparentnetwork.com>

11.19.10 *_Ellsworth_* 10:30am-12:30pm:"Managing Stress during the 
Holidays" presented by Judy Somers, GEAR Parent Network at KidsPeace, 16 
KidsPeace, Ellsworth.FMI, contact Judy at 1- 800-264-9224 or 
www.gearparentnetwork.com <http://www.gearparentnetwork.com>

11.19.10 *_Bangor_* 11:30am-1:00pm:Assistive Technology workshop to make 
low cost hand pointer for use with keyboards and other communication 
devices at Technical Exploration Center, 34 Summer St., Suite 2A, 
Bangor.$20 fee for materials, lunch will be served.FMI, call 992-9270 or 
email Debra at tecmaine.org <mailto:Debra at tecmaine.org>

11.19.10 *_Waterville_*:"Ethics:Making the Right Decisions for Substance 
Abuse and Other Mental Health Professionals" presented by Michele Hylen 
at Holiday Inn.FMI, www.neias.org/SATAdcal#EthicsNov10 
<http://www.neias.org/SATAdcal#EthicsNov10>

11.20.10*_Ellsworth_* 10:00-11:00am:Special Children's Friends monthly 
Saturday support group for parents / grandparents / guardians of kids 
with autism facilitated by SCF case managers.FMI & RSVP, call 
667-2430.No childcare provided, but all children are welcome. 
Child-friendly environment in the classroom where the meeting is held. 
Light snack provided.



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