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Tuesday, February 21, 2017 06:30 pm

Active Parenting

A 6-week series includes communication and discipline skills as well as new emphasis on the hot topics of School Success and Alcohol, Tobacco and other drugs.
Closing date: Tuesday, February 21, 2017 06:30 pm

Thursday, March 02, 2017 06:30 pm

Necessary Conversations: Preparing for Difficult Discussions with Our Youth

Two presentations with Q&A sessions following: "Sexuality and Safety: How to Be the "Go-To" Person for Critical Conversations with Your Children" and "When is the right time to speak to your children about the dangers of drugs, alcohol and cigarettes? NOW!"
Closing date: Thursday, March 02, 2017 06:00 pm

Saturday, March 04, 2017 08:00 am

Parenting in the Digital Age

This event, for parents with children of all ages, is open to the public and guests will have the option of choosing from twenty different workshop topics including AD/HD, Autism, and helping teens find balance with technology. A full list of workshops can be found at www.careofsem.com. More than thirty-five local resources for families will also be available.
Closing date: Saturday, March 04, 2017 08:00 am

Tuesday, March 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: Tuesday, March 07, 2017 09:00 am

Wednesday, March 15, 2017 07:00 pm

High Vibration Living! Living a Healthier, Happier, More Empowered Life

Through this talk you will learn: the 5 steps for setting and achieving your health & wellness goals; the science behind making lasting lifestyle change; tools & tips on how to be the director of your life.
Closing date: Wednesday, March 15, 2017 07:00 pm

Saturday, March 18, 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, March 18, 2017 08:00 am

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

Tuesday, March 21, 2017 07:00 pm

Sexual Victimization of Our Youth: On and Off-line

This presentation and discussion will provide an overview of the use of the internet and social media to lure youth into sexual acts and sexual exploitation.
Closing date: Tuesday, March 21, 2017 07:00 pm

Sunday, March 26, 2017 02:30 pm

"Dear You" abstract collage on canvas

We will start our workshop with a clearing and centering meditation to tap into the voice of our inner wisdom. Then we will create a mixed media collage background on a small canvas and speaking from our inner wisdom, we will write or stamp out a small "dear you" message to ourselves as the center piece or our creation.
Closing date: Sunday, March 26, 2017 02:00 pm

Wednesday, March 29, 2017 10:00 am

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, March 29, 2017 10:00 am

Wednesday, April 12, 2017 06:30 pm

The Spirituality of Taking Action: A Cooperative Approach to Lasting Recovery

How to help someone suffering from addiction. How to intervene properly and how to harness the power of family to help ensure lasting recovery. Authors Jeff and Debra Jay will explain what works and what doesn't, and how YOU can save the life of someone you love.
Closing date: Wednesday, April 12, 2017 06:30 pm

Thursday, April 20, 2017 06:30 pm

For Your Heirs: Preparing for Financial Circumstances of Aging and Disability

Health and money are a top concern for everyone, yet so few prepare for financial circumstances of failing health. We'll all be faced with the reality that we are unable to make important decisions regarding finances and medical care. This event will inform you and help adult children talk with their parents about the practical and financial realities of aging or debilitating illness.
Closing date: Thursday, April 20, 2017 06:30 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

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

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

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, 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