[HCCN] PR: Downeast Health Children's Council September calendar

Candy Eaton children at downeasthealth.org
Wed Sep 1 13:50:58 EDT 2010


Hi All -- Happy September!

The monthly calendar will soon be updated on our website at 
www.downeasthealth.org.  The format has been slightly changed -- 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. 

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

Thanks & 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>

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*Relatives As Parents Program:  Free Monthly Group begins September 14^th *

9.14.10 *_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:  "It Wasn't 
Supposed to Be Like This"/

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*Incredible Years -- Babies:  Free Weekly Group begins September 21^st *

9.21.10 *_Ellsworth_* 9:30am-11:30am:  Hancock County Children's Council 
presents a FREE 6 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. 

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*Mommy and ME, Sullivan:  Free Weekly Group begins September 28^th *

9.28.10 *_Sullivan_* 10:00am-11:30am (6 weeks 9.28.10-11.02.10):  
Hancock County Children's Council presents "Mommy and ME" weekly group 
for Moms and their babies (newborn to one year) at the Sullivan Town 
Office, US Route 1, Sullivan.  Facilitated by Jennifer Broughton, RN, 
Downeast Health Services Maternal & Child Health program, come meet 
other mothers (first-time or experienced) and their babies for 6 weeks 
of weekly fun and tips to develop healthy strong bonds between you and 
your new baby.  FMI, call Candy at 667-5304 ext. 261 to register for 
this FREE activity.

 

*Maine Families:  Hancock County (formerly PATT):  Free Weekly Play-Groups *

_ _ _                               _*Weekly Playgroups  -- FREE*

/_Tuesdays_/ 10am-11:30am:  *_Ellsworth_* Held at the 
Unitarian-Universalist Church, 121 Bucksport Road, for babies and 
toddlers (under age 3) and parents.  Call 667-5304 ext. 225 FMI.

/_Tuesdays_/ 10:00am-11:30am:  *_Bar Harbor_* Held at St. Saviour's 
Episcopal Church Parish Hall on Main Street, for babies and toddlers 
(under age 3) and parents.  Call 667-5304, ext. 260 (Connie) FMI.  

/_Wednesdays_/ 10am-11:30am:  *_Blue Hill_* Held at the Blue Hill Public 
Library, Parker Point Road, for babies and toddlers (under age 3) and 
parents.  Call 667-5304, ext. 248 (Dawn) FMI.

/_Thursdays_/ 10am-11:30am:  *_Bucksport_* Held at the Jewett School, 
for babies and toddlers (under age 3) and parents.  Call 667-5304, ext. 
240 (Tammy Branca) for more information.

_FAMILY SUPPORT, EDUCATION & WORKSHOPS _

 

 

 

_SEPTEMBER is:_

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9.01.10 *_Bangor_* 6:00pm-8:45pm (12 weeks):   NAMI Bangor is sponsoring 
a Family-to-Family course to be held weekly from through November 17^th 
.  FMI or to register contact:  Nancy (207) 223-5686, or contact 
Christine at the NAMI Maine office 1-800-464-5767.  Preregistration is 
required. 

9.02.10 *_Orono_* 8:45am-4:00pm:  16^th Annual Child Welfare Conference 
"Hot Topics in Child Welfare" featuring Victor Vieth, Director of the 
national Child Protection Training Center" at University of Maine, Wells 
Conference Center.  FMI, rarnold at maine.edu <mailto:rarnold at maine.edu> or 
581-2398 Robin Arnold.

9.07.10 *_Ellsworth_* 11am-12noon:  Breast-Feeding Support Group led by 
Sue Cullen, RN, lactation consultant, at Maine Coast Memorial Hospital, 
clinical conference room, 2^nd floor.

9.09.10 *_Augusta_* 10:00am-12:30pm:  M.A.I.N. statewide meeting at 
Maine Equal Justice Conference Room, 126 Sewall Street, Augusta.  FMI, 
call Barbara Rankins: 513-6292.

9.10.10   *_Augusta_*  8:30am-4:00pm:  "From Unbecoming a Nurse to 
Overcoming Addiction" at Augusta Civic Center.  Registration & FMI: 
http://www.neias.org/SATAdcal#Nursing

 

9.11.10 *_Ellsworth_* 8:30am-3:00pm (4 sessions):  "Introduction to 
Infant Mental Health" presented at Child Care Opportunities, 
Ellsworth.   FMI & required registration, call Joy 667-2467 or 
joyc at childandfamilyopp.com <mailto:joyc at childandfamilyopp.com>

9.13.10 *_Ellsworth_* 11am-12noon:  Breast-Feeding Support Group led by 
Sue Cullen, RN, lactation consultant, at Maine Coast Memorial Hospital, 
clinical conference room, 2^nd floor.

9.14.10 *_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:  "It Wasn't 
Supposed to Be Like This"/


9.15.10 *_Bucksport_* 6:00pm-9:00pm (2 sessions):  "Building Peaceable 
Nonviolent Early Childhood Settings" with Hector Sapien at RSU 25 Adult 
Ed, Bucksport.  FMI & required registration, call Joy 667-2467 or 
joyc at childandfamilyopp.com <mailto:joyc at childandfamilyopp.com>

 

9.15.10 *_Hermon_* 8:00am-3:15pm:  Injury Prevention Conference at the 
Morgan Hill Event Center in Hermon.  Injury prevention for all ages, 
choosing the right tools to build your safety program.  FMI:  
http://www.morganhilleventcenter.com

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9.16.10 *_Bangor_* 11:30am-1:00pm:  United Way of Eastern Maine campaign 
kickoff at Bass Park.  FMI, call 941-2800.  Lunch provided by Hannaford.



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