Madison County Prevention (MCP) is offering virtual Parent Workshops on Tuesday evenings. These trainings are available to parents, guardians, caretakers and system workers. Registration is required. Please follow the QR Code to register for each sessions of interest.
Specific dates, times and descriptions can be found below.
January 12th 6:00 – 8:00: Why Prevention? What is Addiction? provides education on how to prevent substance use, how addiction can hijack the brain, and what we can do to get better when it does. https://www.eventbrite.com/e/why-prevention-what-is-addiction-tickets-134422929601
January 19th 6:00 – 8:00: Communication Strategies for Parents & Caregivers of Teens focuses on identifying common communication barriers, demonstrating how to open lines of communication and utilizing tools for good communication. Provided by Nationwide Children’s. https://www.eventbrite.com/e/communication-strategies-for-parents-caregivers-of-teens-tickets-134424971709
January 26th 6:00 – 7:00: Stanford VAPE increase knowledge about basic facts of e-cigarettes and the harm they cause. https://www.eventbrite.com/e/stanford-vape-tickets-134436020757
February 9th 6:00 – 7:00: Alcohol Literacy Challenge (ALC) provides parents/guardians information on key points on both the real, physical effects of consuming alcohol, and the placebo-caused social & emotional effects people associate with drinking. It uses media literacy techniques to demonstrate how alcohol marketing can produce strongly held positive beliefs about drinking and how young people are impacted by marketing tactics. Changed alcohol expectancies are a key factor in predicting long-term alcohol usage patterns. https://www.eventbrite.com/e/alcohol-literacy-challenge-tickets-134436777019
February 16th 6:00 – 8:00: Parent Stressors & Coping Techniques is a fun, interactive, and creative workshop to help parents identify stressors and develop coping skills when feeling stressed. Provided by Nationwide Children’s. https://www.eventbrite.com/e/parent-stressors-coping-techniques-tickets-134435593479
February 23rd 6:00 – 7:00: Generation RX focuses on educating adults about four “key messages” for safe medication practices, all in an effort to prevent prescription drug misuse. This misuse leads to serious legal, social, and health consequences, with drug overdoses now representing the leading cause of accidental death in the U.S. https://www.eventbrite.com/e/generation-rx-tickets-134437152141
March 2nd 6:00 – 8:00: PAX Tools teaches strategies to improve the cooperation and performance of young people at home or in the community. https://www.eventbrite.com/e/pax-tools-tickets-134437284537
March 9th 6:00 – 7:00: QPR Gatekeeper teaches participants how to Question, Persuade and Refer someone who may be suicidal, how to get help for yourself or learn more about preventing suicide, common causes of suicidal behavior, warning signs of suicide and how to get help for someone in crisis. https://www.eventbrite.com/e/qpr-gatekeeper-tickets-134437962565
March 16th 6:00 – 8:00: Teens and Technology is a workshop that equips caregivers with the knowledge and tools to teach teens how to be safe when engaging in social media. Provided by Nationwide Children’s. https://www.eventbrite.com/e/teens-and-technology-tickets-134433918469
March 23rd 6:00 – 8:00: Trauma 101 provides a basic understanding of the impact of psychological trauma helps in a broad array of interventions and treatment. This training provides a foundational overview and awareness of trauma, resilience, and trauma-informed care for anyone in the community who interacts with individuals and families. https://www.eventbrite.com/e/trauma-101-tickets-134438289543
March 30th 6:00 – 7:00: Yoga and Mindfulness Basics will teach you the basics of Yoga and Mindfulness. Yoga and Mindfulness can make you stronger, more flexible, focused and alert. https://www.eventbrite.com/e/yoga-and-mindfulness-basics-tickets-134438452029