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Thursday, January 15, 2015 03:00 PM

Teen Substance Abuse Group

Actively seeking members ages 14-18 for a group that will start mid-January. There will be 8-10 weekly sessions that will be 75 minutes in length and cost $40/session. Group will have 3 phases and the final phase requires parent involvement and participation.
Closing date: Thursday, February 26, 2015 03:00 PM

Tuesday, February 03, 2015 06:30 PM

Parenting Young Children

An 8 week facilitated discussion group will discuss development, behavior, communication, building self-esteem, and discipline that works. Based on the Systematic Training for Effective Parenting program.
Closing date: Tuesday, February 03, 2015 12:00 PM

Tuesday, February 03, 2015 06:30 PM

Parenting Teenagers

Join an eight (8) week facilitated discussion group on improving your relationship with your teen, ideas on encouraging personal responsibility, self-respect, respectfulness, age appropriate discipline, and methods to help your teen find their way through the issues that they face. Based on the Systematic Training for Effective Parenting program.
Closing date: Tuesday, February 03, 2015 12:00 PM

Monday, February 09, 2015 06:30 AM

Parenting School Aged Children

Parenting School Age Children workshops provide real solutions for real parents by offering educational information focused on building solid relationships with others. Children and adults can learn ways to effectively solve their own problems.
Closing date: Monday, February 09, 2015 12:00 PM

Thursday, February 12, 2015 05:00 PM

Taking Care While Giving Care

"Coping with the Challenges of the Sandwich Generation" featuring four half-hour talks by our Ask The Experts presenters: "Collecting Treasures: Understanding Hoarding Behaviors," "Household Downsizing in Later Life," "Personal Positioning for the Caregiver," and "Caring for the Caregiver," plus resource tables with representatives from essential businesses and agencies.
Closing date: Thursday, February 12, 2015 05:00 PM

Monday, February 16, 2015 09:00 AM

EXPLORE CERAMICS Youth Camp at Pewabic

EXPLORE CERAMICS is Pewabic' s youth camp during winter and spring break. Our camp is designed to introduce ceramics to youth, ages 6-12.
Closing date: Monday, April 06, 2015 09:00 AM

Wednesday, February 18, 2015 09:00 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 at SOC (Services for Older Citizens), 158 Ridge Road, Grosse Pointe Farms.
Closing date: Wednesday, February 18, 2015 09:00 AM

Thursday, February 26, 2015 06:15 PM

Drugs and Alcohol: What Parents and Professionals Need to Know

Keynote presentation "Confronting Realities, Preventing Tragedies," plus breakout sessions: "Necessary Talks", "Prescription Drugs and Pharm Parties", "Narcotics, Heroin and Other Drugs", and "Consequences, Legal and Beyond" with our 'Ask the Experts' presenters.
Closing date: Thursday, February 26, 2015 06:30 PM

Saturday, March 14, 2015 12:00 PM

LEGO Artists Challenge

Students: bring your pre-constructed LEGO creation for judging and great prizes! Drop off entries March 13. LEGO Artists Challenge display open Saturday, March 14, Noon-3:30pm.
Closing date: Saturday, March 14, 2015 12:00 PM

Thursday, March 19, 2015 06:30 PM

Pick Two for Your Healthy Future

Choose from 2 of our 3 talks this evening: "Mindful Parenting," "Women and Heart News," and "Eat This, Not That."
Closing date: Thursday, March 19, 2015 06:00 PM

Tuesday, April 28, 2015 06:30 PM

Special Multi-Presentation Night

Learn about Alzheimer's and dementia by attending "Know the 10 Signs: Early Detection Matters" with Barbara Roden and "Lewy Body Dementia: Mysteries Unveiled" with Sarah Thurston, LMSW. Learn about Attention Disorders and Sleep Disorders by attending "What Can Be Done About Sleep Disorders?" and "Unlock Your Mind's Potential" with R. Bart Sangal, MD.
Closing date: Tuesday, April 28, 2015 06:00 PM

Tuesday, April 28, 2015 07:00 PM

Kindergarten Essentials: Ensuring a Successful Transition for Your Child

A follow-up presentation to "Kindergarten: Get Ready!!", this dynamic Ask the Experts program is designed to provide parents and professionals with strategies to facilitate the skills preschoolers need to be successful in Kindergarten.
Closing date: Tuesday, April 28, 2015 06:00 PM

Sunday, May 03, 2015 01:00 PM

ChariTeaTea Party

Children accompanied by their favorite adults will enjoy a special Tea Party with ‘tea’ refreshments and desserts. This program was created to help develop social skills in young children through a variety of learning activities which include socialization, etiquette and charitable giving.
Closing date: Sunday, May 03, 2015 01:00 PM

Thursday, May 14, 2015 01:00 PM

Teepa Snow presents: Learn Strategies to Understand Dementia

Healthcare Professionals and Family Caregivers: attend one of four three-hour sessions offered at two community locations in St. Clair Shores and Livonia. Teepa Snow, one of America’s leading educators on dementia, will present strategies for understanding dementia.
Closing date: Friday, May 15, 2015 09:00 AM