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 each individual, unique link to register for sessions of interest.
Specific dates, times and descriptions can be found below.
April 13th 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-142258945335
April 20th 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-142259232193
April 27th 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-142259410727
May 4th 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-142259835999
May 11th 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-142260006509
May 18th 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-142260148935
May 25th 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-142260343517
June 8th 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-142260602291
June 15th 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-142260877113
June 29th 6:00 – 8:00: How to Talk to Your Teen About Anything…Including Alcohol and Other Drugs was developed as a part of the DEA360 strategy to help communities more effectively respond to the opioid crisis. https://www.eventbrite.com/e/how-to-talk-to-your-teen-about-anythingincluding-alcohol-and-other-drugs-tickets-142262405685
July 6th 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-142261328463