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

Mandated Reporting

Council: Penquis (Penobscot)

Start Date: 9/25/2021   

Day(s) of the Week: Saturday

Time: 9-11

In Person or Virtual: Zoom

Registration Required: Yes

Link to Register: https://forms.gle/KowegyHpU3tZSpdh7

Contact: Christine McMillen    Phone: 207-974-2481

Website: http://www.penquis.org


Mandated Reporting

Council: Aroostook Council for Healthy Families

Start Date: 9/29/2021   

Day(s) of the Week:

Time: 5:30-7:30

Town: Houlton

In Person or Virtual: Zoom

Registration Required: Yes

Link to Register: https://forms.gle/bZ8BEJJ5TiruM4E16

Contact: Danielle Langley   Phone: 207-532-1141

Website: https://sites.google.com/achf-me.org/wwwachf-meorg


Mandated Reporting

Council: Penquis (Piscataquis)

Start Date: 10/6/2021   

Day(s) of the Week:

Time: 9:00-11:00am

Audience: Professionals

In Person or Virtual: Zoom

Registration Required: Yes

Link to Register: https://us06web.zoom.us/j/91604225296?pwd=UE5PS1hEU3FCWWtIa2Q3alNNOVNiUT09

Contact: Christine McMillen    Phone: 207-974-2481

Website: http://www.penquis.org


Mandated Reporting

Council: Penquis (Piscataquis)

Start Date: 10/13/2021   

Day(s) of the Week:

Time: 5:00-7:00pm

Audience: Professionals

In Person or Virtual: Zoom

Registration Required: Yes

Link to Register: https://us06web.zoom.us/j/91604225296?pwd=UE5PS1hEU3FCWWtIa2Q3alNNOVNiUT09

Contact: Christine McMillen    Phone: 207-974-2481

Website: http://www.penquis.org


Purple Crying

Council: Kids Free to Grow (York)

Start Date: 10/19/2021   

Day(s) of the Week: Tuesday

Time: 6-7pm

Audience: Childcare providers in York County

In Person or Virtual: Zoom

Registration Required: Yes

Additional Information: With questions, e-mail Shannon at shannonb@kidsfreetogrow.org. Registration through Sanford Community Adult Education- www.sanfordlearns.org or AdultEd@sanford.org

Contact: Genevieve Gardner   Phone: 207-985-5975

Website: http://www.kidsfreetogrow.org


Safe Sleep

Council: Kids Free to Grow (York)

Start Date: 10/19/2021   

Day(s) of the Week: Tuesday

Time: 6-7pm

Audience: Childcare Providers

In Person or Virtual: Zoom

Registration Required: Yes

Additional Information: With questions, e-mail Shannon at shannonb@kidsfreetogrow.org. Registration with Sanford Community Adult Education www.sanfordlearns.org or AdultEd@sanford.org

Contact: Genevieve Gardner   Phone: 207-985-5975

Website: http://www.kidsfreetogrow.org


Safe Sleep

Council: Midcoast Maine Community Action Program (Sagadahoc)

Start Date: 10/25/2021   

Day(s) of the Week: Monday

Time: 12-1pm

Audience: Parents and caregivers who take care of infants

In Person or Virtual: Zoom

Registration Required: Yes

Link to Register: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZ0vcO2uqjorH9DDTJhYxPLL07k0dZKkwrtp

Additional Information: Infant Safe Sleep reviews the most up to day information on reducing the risk of sleep-related deaths.

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

Website: http://www.midcoastmainecommunityaction.org


Safe Sleep

Council: Midcoast Maine Community Action Program (Knox)

Start Date: 10/25/2021   

Day(s) of the Week: Monday

Time: 12-1pm

Audience: Parents and caregivers who take care of infants

In Person or Virtual: Zoom

Registration Required: Yes

Link to Register: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZ0vcO2uqjorH9DDTJhYxPLL07k0dZKkwrtp

Additional Information: This training reviews the most up to date information on reducing the risk of sleep related deaths.

Contact: Dawn Flagg   Phone: 207-594-4329 x230

Website: http://midcoastmainecommunityaction.org


Safe Sleep

Council: Midcoast Maine Community Action Program (Waldo)

Start Date: 10/25/2021   

Day(s) of the Week: Monday

Time: 12-1pm

Audience: Parents and caregivers with children under 1

In Person or Virtual: Zoom

Registration Required: Yes

Link to Register: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZ0vcO2uqjorH9DDTJhYxPLL07k0dZKkwrtp

Additional Information: This training reviews the most up to date information on reducing the risk of sleep related deaths

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

Website: http://midcoastmainecommunityaction.org


Purple Crying

Council: Midcoast Maine Community Action Program (Waldo)

Start Date: 11/1/2021   

Day(s) of the Week: Monday

Time: 12-1pm

Audience: Parents and caregivers who take care of children under 1

In Person or Virtual: Zoom

Registration Required: Yes

Link to Register: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZ0vcO2uqjorH9DDTJhYxPLL07k0dZKkwrtp

Additional Information: This training presents information and tools to help parents understand and cope with the period in their baby's life when prolonged and intense crying is common

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

Website: http://midcoastmainecommunityaction.org


Purple Crying

Council: Midcoast Maine Community Action Program (Knox)

Start Date: 11/1/2021   

Day(s) of the Week: Monday

Time: 12-1pm

Audience: Parents and caregivers who take care of infants

In Person or Virtual: Zoom

Registration Required: Yes

Link to Register: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZ0vcO2uqjorH9DDTJhYxPLL07k0dZKkwrtp

Additional Information: This training presents information and tools to help parents understand and cope with the period in their baby's life when prolonged and intense crying is common

Contact: Dawn Flagg   Phone: 207-594-4329 x230

Website: http://midcoastmainecommunityaction.org


Purple Crying

Council: Midcoast Maine Community Action Program (Sagadahoc)

Start Date: 11/1/2021   

Day(s) of the Week: Monday

Time: 12-1pm

Audience: Parents and caregivers who take care of infants

In Person or Virtual: Zoom

Registration Required: Yes

Link to Register: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZ0vcO2uqjorH9DDTJhYxPLL07k0dZKkwrtp

Additional Information: Period of PURPLE crying presents information and tools to help parents understand and cope with the period in their baby's life when prolonged and intense crying is common.

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

Website: http://www.midcoastmainecommunityaction.org


Protective Factors

Council: Kids Free to Grow (York)

Start Date: 11/11/2021   

Day(s) of the Week: Thursday

Time: 9-10:30am

Audience: Childcare providers in York County

In Person or Virtual: Zoom

Registration Required: Yes

Additional Information: E-mail Shannon at shannonb@kidsfreetogrow.org with questions or to register

Contact: Genevieve Gardner   Phone: 207-985-5975

Website: http://www.kidsfreetogrow.org