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Wednesday, October 04, 2017 09:00 am

Play Central

A weekly drop-in play program that allows children to be active and caregivers to socialize at an indoor setting. Enjoy sessions featuring arts & crafts, circle times and more.
Closing date: Thursday, May 31, 2018 09:00 am

Saturday, January 20, 2018 08:30 am

Teaching and Leading Children (TLC)

Explore techniques to assist early childhood teachers and childcare providers with skills to help in the classroom including communication, problem solving and discipline that teaches cooperation. Also includes a chapter on working with children with extremely challenging behavior.
Closing date: Saturday, January 20, 2018 08:30 am

Wednesday, January 31, 2018 06:30 pm

Active Parenting: School Age Children

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: Wednesday, January 31, 2018 06:30 pm

Thursday, February 01, 2018 06:00 pm

HOPE: Suicide Survivor Support Group (ages 14-18)

Suicide Survivor Support Group for ages 14-18. Meeting dates 2/1/18-6/7/18, 6pm-7pm, meets every other Thursday.
Closing date: Thursday, February 01, 2018 06:00 pm

Tuesday, February 06, 2018 06:30 pm

Active Parenting: First Five Years

This 5-week program includes basic parenting skills with discipline that really works plus a chapter on preparing for school success.
Closing date: Tuesday, February 13, 2018 06:30 pm

Wednesday, February 07, 2018 08:30 am

The ABC's of Dementia and Caregiving

Nationally-acclaimed expert Teepa Snow will take you through the many areas of the brain affected by dementia and will give you skills and strategies for better ways to care.
Closing date: Wednesday, February 07, 2018 08:00 am

Tuesday, February 13, 2018 07:00 pm

Raising Empathic Children in A Disconnected Age

Learn what every parent should know about the "anchor" EQ disposition of empathy, the ability to feel with another, and its development, expression, and viability in the digital age.
Closing date: Tuesday, February 13, 2018 07:00 pm

Wednesday, February 14, 2018 06:30 pm

Active Parenting: Teens

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: Wednesday, February 14, 2018 06:30 pm

Tuesday, February 27, 2018 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.).
Closing date: Tuesday, February 27, 2018 09:30 am

Wednesday, February 28, 2018 07:00 pm

Technology in the Classroom: Is it the best fit for your child?

Tommy Adams, Head of School at The Grosse Pointe Academy, will discuss the pros and cons of the use of technology in schools and will provide tips on how to leverage technology in thoughtful ways to enhance your child's learning.
Closing date: Wednesday, February 28, 2018 07:00 pm

Saturday, March 03, 2018 08:00 am

CARE's 23rd Annual Parenting Conference

This event, for parents with children of all ages, is open to the public and guests will have the option of choosing from over twenty different workshop topics including AD/HD, Autism, and helping children 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 03, 2018 08:00 am

Wednesday, March 07, 2018 07:00 pm

It's all a Trap! Helping your Adolescent Identify the Thinking Traps that contribute to Anxiety and

We will discuss the common thinking "traps" that contribute to adolescent anxiety and depression, and share many tips and techniques parents can use to help their teen identify, get out of, (and even prevent falling into) the traps.
Closing date: Wednesday, March 07, 2018 07:00 pm

Thursday, March 15, 2018 07:00 pm

Increasing the Odds: Recovery is about the family, not just the individual

Addiction is often described as a "family disease" – but up until now, families have been mostly left out of the recovery equation. Jeff and Debra Jay have developed highly effective, detailed Intervention techniques and Structured Family Recovery processes that unlock the secrets of lasting sobriety.
Closing date: Thursday, March 15, 2018 07:00 pm