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October 16, 2018, 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Human Resources Center
If you, a close friend or a family members id deaf or hard of hearing, enjoy making new friends or want to engage with others in utilizing American Sign Language, you are invited for an evening of fund activities and socializing. The purpose of the group is to create a welcoming social atmosphere while providng an opportunity to make new friends within the deaf and hard of hearing community. An interpreter will be available for friends and family who with to participate. Light refreshments will be provided
October 16, 2018, 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ St. Patrick's Church Parish Office Building
SMART Recoveryis a science-based addiction recovery support group, where participants learn self-empowering techniques to aid their recovery by overcoming addictive behavior. It focuses on enhancing and maintaining motivation, coping with urges, managing thoughts and feelings, lifestyle balancing.
October 18, 2018, 9:00 AM - 5:30 PM @ Diocese of Scranton Pastoral Center
Youth Mental Health First Aid is an 8-hour certification course that introduces participants to the unique risk factors and warning signs of mental health problems in adolescents, builds an understanding of the importance of early intervention, and teaches how to help an adolescent in crisis or experiencing a mental health or substance use challenge. Participants do not learn to diagnose, nor how to provide any therapy or counseling – rather, participants learn a core five-step action plan to support an adolescent developing signs and symptoms of mental illness or in an emotional crisis. Professionals and educators may be eligible for CEU’s.
October 19, 2018, 9:00 AM - 12:30 PM @ Lutherwood Apartments
The PHFA Regional Forums provide training hours toward the yearly HUD yearly requirement. The program include information about opiates, the LIFE Geisinger community-based program and a Transgender 101 Mini Workshop. Free parking is available and continental breakfast will be served.
October 20, 2018, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM @ Everhart Museum
The Everhart Museum will begin hosting an early stage engagment program in partnership with the Greater PA Chapter of the Alzheimer's Association.
Participants and their caregivers will meet at the Museum for themed tours of the Museum collection.
October 23, 2018, 9:00 AM - 1:15 PM @ Ladore Conference Center
The expo will feature speak Michael Regan, a former Wallenpaupack student and School Social Worker dedicated to helping youth overcome obstacles. There will also be information on area employers and employment services, continuing education options and Office of Vocational Rehabilition's Early Reach Initiative. Learn about the PA Department of Labor and industries, and visit with agencies and providers. For information, contact Traci Hall at the Wayne County Office of Behavioral & Developmental Programs and Early Intervention.
October 23, 2018, 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ St. Patrick's Church Parish Office Building
October 25, 2018, 7:30 AM - 4:30 PM @ De Sales University Center
This conference is designed to educate professionals about supporting individuals who are aging with an intellectual disability and those that care for them. A presentation by Dan Lightman, Ph.D., Take Charge of Change by Choice, kicks off the conference with three sets of breakout sessions on Differentiating Mood Disorders from Cognitive Changes or Impact of Trauma on the Caregiving Expericence; Seniors & Bullying or Compassion Fatigue,; and Substance Abuse & Medication Misues or Dealing with Grief and Loss.
October 25, 2018, 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM @ Wallenpaupack Environmental Learning
The Fall Quarterly Meeting includes a screening of the documentsary "Chronic State." about how marijuana normalization impacts communities, followed by a panel discussion featuring Ssen. Lisa Baker, Dr. Meredith Hellstern, Kathleen Martin, Senior Deputy DA, Wayne County Drug & Alcohol Commission and a school representative. The afternoon will spent developing an advocacy plan.
October 26, 2018, 1:00 PM - October 27, 2018, 9:00 PM @ Sheraton Harrisburg Hershey
Free training for families of children who receive Infant-Toddler Early Intervention or pre-school Early Intervention service. Learn to navigate the Pennsylvania Early Intervention System, identify best practice supports and connect with community resources. Applicants should be PA residents who have child who receives Early Intervention, a desire to advocate for themselves and others by building leadership skills and are willing to commit to all four two-day trainings.
October 27, 2018, 9:00 AM - 5:30 PM @ Diocese of Scranton Pastoral Center
October 29, 2018, 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM @ LVHN Innovation Center
This training program has been designed specifically for active military, veterans, their families and people living and working with military who want to help them with a mental health related problem or crisis. Mental Health First Aid helps you start conversations about mental health and substance use problems by improving understanding and providing an action plan that teaches people to safely and responsibly identify and address a potential mental health problem or substance use disorder
October 30, 2018, 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ St. Patrick's Church Parish Office Building