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Dates and times subject to change. Contact your local Council to confirm the event details.

Protective Factors

Council: Midcoast Maine Community Action Program (Waldo)

Start Date: 1/27/2022   

Day(s) of the Week: Thursday

Time: 2-4 pm

Town: Bath

Audience: Waldo residents

In Person or Virtual: Zoom

Registration Required: Yes

Link to Register: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZcpf-yopjwpGtNSARKys37uQAQ4BEDh1X4E

Additional Information: Learn about the Protective Factors that strengthen families and how important they are in our lives in order to increase the health and well-being of children and families. dawn.flagg@mmcacorp.org or 207-504-2328

Contact: Dawn Flagg   Phone: 207-442-7963, x 230

Website: http://midcoastmainecommunityaction.org


Protective Factors

Council: Midcoast Maine Community Action Program (Knox)

Start Date: 1/27/2022   

Day(s) of the Week: Thursday

Time: 2-4 pm

Town: Bath

Audience: Knox residents

In Person or Virtual: Zoom

Registration Required: Yes

Link to Register: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZcpf-yopjwpGtNSARKys37uQAQ4BEDh1X4E

Additional Information: Learn about the Protective Factors that strengthen families and how important they are in our lives in order to increase the health and well-being of children and families. For more information contact Dawn Flagg at dawn.flagg@mmcacorp.org or 207-504-2328.

Contact: Dawn Flagg   Phone: 207-442-7963 x230

Website: http://midcoastmainecommunityaction.org


Protective Factors

Council: Midcoast Maine Community Action Program (Sagadahoc)

Start Date: 1/27/2022   

Day(s) of the Week: Thursday

Time: 2-4 pm

Town: Bath

Audience: Sagadahoc residents

In Person or Virtual: Zoom

Registration Required: Yes

Link to Register: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZcpf-yopjwpGtNSARKys37uQAQ4BEDh1X4E

Additional Information: Learn about the Protective Factors that strengthen families and how important they are in our lives in order to increase the health and well-being of children and families. For more information contact Dawn Flagg at dawn.flagg@mmcacorp.org or 207-504-2328.

Contact: Dawn Flagg   Phone: 207-442-7963 x230

Website: http://www.midcoastmainecommunityaction.org


Purple Crying

Council: Penquis (Penobscot)

Start Date: 1/31/2022   

Day(s) of the Week: Monday

Time: 6:00-8:00pm

Audience: Parents and/or caregivers of infants.

In Person or Virtual: Zoom

Registration Required: No

Contact: Christine McMillen    Phone: 207-974-2481

Website: http://www.penquis.org


Mandated Reporting

Council: Penquis (Penobscot)

Start Date: 2/4/2022   

Day(s) of the Week: Friday

Time: 9:00-11:00am

Audience: Professionals that are mandated reporters in the state of Maine.

In Person or Virtual: Zoom

Registration Required: Yes

Link to Register: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1wDfBxeB-_998_x2ynQL6HuG6Yx9rhmfzi9L0DUvevvk/edit

Contact: Christine McMillen    Phone: 207-974-2481

Website: http://www.penquis.org


Protective Factors

Council: Penquis (Penobscot)

Start Date: 2/11/2022   

Day(s) of the Week: Friday

Time: 9:00-11:00am

Audience: Professionals and/or community groups that work with children and families.

In Person or Virtual: Zoom

Registration Required: Yes

Link to Register: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1kTe7ldPcNAAY6D-G6apON5WiMkkTIKc9iBqpuL3NGe4/edit

Contact: Christine McMillen    Phone: 207-974-2481

Website: http://www.penquis.org


Mandated Reporting

Council: Sunrise Opportunities (Hancock)

Start Date: 2/11/2022   

Day(s) of the Week: Thursday

Time: 10:00 am

Audience: Hancock County Public

In Person or Virtual: Zoom

Registration Required: Yes

Additional Information: Learn what it means to be a mandated reporter, signs and symptoms of child abuse and neglect, and how to make a report. Certificates will be emailed upon completion

Contact: Mandie Pepperman   Phone: (207) 255-4156

Website: http://www.sun-rise.tv


Mandated Reporting

Council: Kennebec Valley Community Action Program (Somerset)

Start Date: 2/17/2022   

Day(s) of the Week: Thursday

Time: 1-3pm

In Person or Virtual: Zoom

Registration Required: No

Link to Register: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZMucu6qpzovGdT3ltoJLgU-k-62UhurOZRZ

Contact: Lanelle Freeman   Phone: 207-859-1577

Website: http://www.kvcap.org


Purple Crying

Council: Penquis (Penobscot)

Start Date: 2/18/2022   

Day(s) of the Week: Friday

Time: 9:00-11:00am

Audience: Professionals that work with infants and their families.

In Person or Virtual: Zoom

Registration Required: Yes

Link to Register: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1CLI8BZfULx1bZPnwFtD_zm5PepMSBMkgggMs9U_Z2s0/edit

Contact: Christine McMillen    Phone: 207-974-2481

Website: http://www.penquis.org


Safe Sleep

Council: Penquis (Penobscot)

Start Date: 2/18/2022   

Day(s) of the Week: Friday

Time: 9:00-11:00am

In Person or Virtual: Zoom

Registration Required: Yes

Link to Register: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1CLI8BZfULx1bZPnwFtD_zm5PepMSBMkgggMs9U_Z2s0/edit

Contact: Christine McMillen    Phone: 207-974-2481

Website: http://www.penquis.org


Protective Factors

Council: Penquis (Penobscot)

Start Date: 3/14/2022   

Day(s) of the Week: Monday

Time: 6:00-8:00pm

In Person or Virtual: Zoom

Registration Required: Yes

Link to Register: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1kTe7ldPcNAAY6D-G6apON5WiMkkTIKc9iBqpuL3NGe4/edit

Contact: Christine McMillen    Phone: 207-974-2481

Website: http://www.penquis.org


Mandated Reporting

Council: Kennebec Valley Community Action Program (Somerset)

Start Date: 3/17/2022   

Day(s) of the Week: Thursday

Time: 9-11am

In Person or Virtual: Zoom

Registration Required: No

Link to Register: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZIkdOugpj4iHNGA2cmTesT9TcFFKK_N9RUj

Contact: Lanelle Freeman   Phone: 207-859-1577

Website: http://www.kvcap.org


Purple Crying

Council: Penquis (Penobscot)

Start Date: 3/21/2022   

Day(s) of the Week: Monday

Time: 6:00-8:00pm

In Person or Virtual: Zoom

Registration Required: Yes

Link to Register: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1CLI8BZfULx1bZPnwFtD_zm5PepMSBMkgggMs9U_Z2s0/edit

Contact: Christine McMillen    Phone: 207-974-2481

Website: http://www.penquis.org


Safe Sleep

Council: Penquis (Penobscot)

Start Date: 3/21/2022   

Day(s) of the Week: Monday

Time: 6:00-8:00pm

Audience: Professionals that work with infants and their families.

In Person or Virtual: Zoom

Registration Required: Yes

Link to Register: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1CLI8BZfULx1bZPnwFtD_zm5PepMSBMkgggMs9U_Z2s0/edit

Contact: Christine McMillen    Phone: 207-974-2481

Website: http://www.penquis.org


Mandated Reporting

Council: Kids Free to Grow (York)

Start Date: 3/22/2022   

Day(s) of the Week:

Time: 6:00pm-8:00pm

Town: Kennebunk

Audience: Professionals that are identified as Mandated Reporters in the state of Maine

In Person or Virtual: In-person

Registration Required: Yes

Link to Register: http:// Email Amy Michaels at Amym@kidsfreetogrow.org for additional information and to register

Additional Information: Mandated Reporter Training- Education for a wide variety of professionals and nonprofessionals working with children. The training increases awareness around the laws regarding reporting, how to report and why it is important to do so. This is a certificate training valid for 4 years.

Contact: Genevieve Gardner   Phone: 207-985-5975

Website: http://www.kidsfreetogrow.org


Protective Factors

Council: Kids Free to Grow (York)

Start Date: 4/14/2022   

Day(s) of the Week:

Time: 6:30pm

Town: Kittery

In Person or Virtual: In-person

Registration Required: Yes

Link to Register: http:// Email Amy Michaels at Amym@kidsfreetogrow.org for additional information and to register

Additional Information: Research shows that having the 5 Protective Factors in your life keeps families strong and healthy. By understanding these 5 Protective Factors, we can all improve our families' lives through understanding our needs as caregivers and our children's needs so that we have less stress in our daily lives.

Contact: Genevieve Gardner   Phone: 207-985-5975

Website: http://www.kidsfreetogrow.org