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Tuesday, March 21, 2017 01:30 pm

Creating Confident Caregivers Workshop

Are you caring for someone with Alzheimer's disease, dementia or memory loss? In the Creating Confident Caregivers Workshop you will learn new information, skills and attitudes to manage stress and increase effective caregiving skills.
Closing date: Tuesday, March 21, 2017 01:00 pm

Wednesday, April 26, 2017 06:30 pm

Loss and Grief Recovery Support Group

This is not a therapy session but attendees will share their losses as they choose with each other in an atmosphere of trust, gentleness and confidentiality. This is nonsectarian and open to all.
Closing date: Wednesday, April 25, 2018 06:00 pm

Wednesday, April 26, 2017 06:30 pm

First Five Years

This 4-week program includes basic parenting skills with discipline that really works plus a chapter on preparing for school success.
Closing date: Wednesday, April 26, 2017 06:00 pm

Wednesday, April 26, 2017 07:00 pm

Making Modern Divorced Families Work, During and After the Divorce

Learn about alternative services to the divorce process that help lead to fewer post-divorce disputes and better communication between co-parents. Gain tips on parenting effectively and appropriately after divorce.
Closing date: Wednesday, April 26, 2017 07:00 pm

Thursday, April 27, 2017 07:00 pm

Raising Young Men and Women in a Culture of Sexual Assault: Promoting Acceptable Relationships and A

Young people today are bombarded with conflicting messages about what is healthy in intimate relationships. It is essential that we maintain good communication with our young men and women about relationships. Please join us for a tasteful but candid presentation that will help families feel comfortable discussing intimacy.
Closing date: Thursday, April 27, 2017 07:00 pm

Saturday, April 29, 2017 08:30 am

Teaching and Leading Children (TLC)

Explore techniques to assist early childhood teachers and childcare providers in developing communication, problem solving, and appropriate discipline.
Closing date: Saturday, April 29, 2017 08:30 am

Wednesday, May 03, 2017 07:00 pm

Mindful Media Use: How to find a Balanced Relationship with Technology

Many of us feel distracted, disconnected, and overwhelmed with technology and information overload. Join Dr. Lori Warner for a thought-provoking talk about Mindful Media Use for you and your family, learning to improve physical and mental health through a balanced relationship with technology.
Closing date: Wednesday, May 03, 2017 12:00 pm

Thursday, May 04, 2017 05:00 pm

ANTI-STIGMA FORUM: Combating Human Trafficking

Northeast Guidance Center and Community Network Services is co-hosting an annual Anti-Stigma Forum promoting Mental Health Awareness Month. The topic of discussion is the heinous crime of human trafficking that happens in every state, every zip code, every neighborhood. Human trafficking is modern-day slavery and involves the use of force, fraud or coercion to obtain some type of labor or sexual act. Keynote speaker Theresa Flores, Survivor.
Closing date: Thursday, May 04, 2017 05:00 pm

Friday, May 12, 2017 08:30 am

MAADAC Conference

Time to register for the May 12th MAADAC Conference: 6 Social Worker CE's (MAADAC/NASW) Friday May 12th at The Inn of St. John's, PLYMOUTH Conference Center.
Closing date: Friday, May 12, 2017 08:00 am

Saturday, May 13, 2017 08:30 am

Certified Dementia Care Practitioner's Course - 7 CEUs

This is the required seminar for those who qualify and are pursuing Certified Dementia Practitioner certification or who just want to further their knowledge in the area of dementia care.
Closing date: Saturday, May 13, 2017 08:00 am

Wednesday, May 17, 2017 07:00 pm

Teens and Screens: A Solution-focused Conversation

In this follow-up to “Screen-agers: Today’s Adolescent, Why Kindness is Missing,” Nicole Runyon will lead a conversation on how parents can mobilize to create change for their children. If we want to eliminate or limit screens in our children’s lives we now understand we all have to do it together, otherwise the child whose screen is removed feels alienated and alone. Parents may bring their teens to this talk.
Closing date: Wednesday, May 17, 2017 07:00 pm

Wednesday, May 24, 2017 07:00 pm

Burnout to Balance: A Mom's Guide to More Time

In this free workshop discover the four foundations of time mastery. Learn how it will help you create more harmony in your personal and family life. If you're ready to stop feeling like you’re on a hamster wheel, sign up for this free workshop today.
Closing date: Wednesday, May 24, 2017 07:00 pm

Wednesday, June 07, 2017 09:30 am

Meet & Greet: A Gathering for School, Mental Health and Other Professionals

Community Professionals: Meet and share information with other community professionals working with youth and families (educators, therapists, physicians, attorneys, dentists, clergy, etc.). Meet & Greet in the Lakeshore Building at The Grosse Pointe Academy, 171 Lakeshore Road, Grosse Pointe Farms.
Closing date: Wednesday, June 07, 2017 09:00 am

Thursday, June 08, 2017 06:00 pm

You've Paid Into Social Security For Decades. Don't You Want To Maximize What You Get Back?

One Social Security misstep could leave you missing out on hundreds of thousands of dollars over a lifetime. Fortunately, you don't have to go it alone. Join us for a free seminar on ways to maximize your Social Security benefits and optimize your retirement strategy.
Closing date: Thursday, June 08, 2017 06:00 pm

Friday, June 09, 2017 06:00 pm

An Evening with Friends

Tour a distinctive Grosse Pointe home and its extensive gardens while enjoying conversation, live entertainment, cocktails and a strolling gourmet dinner by renowned Chef Bobby Nahra.
Closing date: Friday, June 09, 2017 12:00 pm

Thursday, November 30, 2017 06:00 pm


Save the date for HOLLYFEST, our popular holiday benefit. You'll enjoy time for socializing while bidding on silent auction items at the Grosse Pointe Yacht Club. Dinner, live auction and more make an evening to remember.
Closing date: Thursday, November 30, 2017 12:00 pm