LOCAL RESOURCES

Advocate For Children/Community Concepts Inc.

124 Canal Street
Lewiston, ME 04240


Primary Contact Person: Melissa Wakefield

Email: mwakefield@community-concepts.org

Phone: 207-739-6544
Fax:

Website: http://www.community-concepts.org

Service Area: Androscoggin County

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

Mandated Reporter Training- Via Zoom- Aug

Start Date: 8/26/2020

Additional Information: Professional Training Mandated Reporter Training W/ Jennifer 8/26-1pm-4pm Via Zoom- please email to receive zoom link and password. cwallace@community-concepts.org

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Time: 1:00 PM- 4:00 PM

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Audience: Professional Training

Registration Required: Yes


Mandated Reporter Training - Via Zoom - Sept offering

Start Date: 9/28/2020

Additional Information: Professional Training MRT- 9/28 10am-1pm Via Zoom- please email to receive zoom link and password. cwallace@community-concepts.org

Day(s) of the Week:

Time: 10am- 1pm

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Audience: Professional Training

Registration Required: Yes


Safe Sleep and Abusive Head Trauma

Start Date: 9/11/2020

Additional Information: Registration is required for this Professional Training. Please contact Cassandra at cwallace@community-concepts.org.

Day(s) of the Week: Friday

Time: 10:00 am- 1:00 pm

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Audience: Professional Training

Registration Required: Yes


Protective Facctors

Start Date: 8/27/2020

Additional Information: Registration is required for this Professional Training. Please contact Cassandra at cwallace@community-concepts.org.

Day(s) of the Week:

Time: 1:30 pm- 3:30 pm

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Audience: Professional Training

Registration Required: Yes


Protective Factors- Sept 19th

Start Date: 9/19/2020

Additional Information: Registration is required for this Professional Training. Please contact Cassandra at cwallace@community-concepts.org.

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Time: 8:00 am- 10:00am

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Audience: Professional Training

Registration Required: Yes


123 Magic- Option # 4- Via Zoom

Start Date: 9/1/2020

End Date: 9/10/2020

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Audience: 1-2-3 Magic (Individual Classes): Learn a simple yet effective technique to get kids to STOP doing what you don't want them to do and to START doing what you want them to do. Learn to encourage positive behavior, independence, and self esteem to help foster your child's growth and development. This program is recommended for parents with children ages 2-12 years.

Registration Required: Yes


First Five Years- Option # 3: Via Zoom

Start Date: 9/7/2020

End Date: 9/10/2020

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Audience: All classes in a series need to be attended or missed dates need to be made up to receive a certificate of completion. - This workshop is for parents with children ages birth - 5 years of age. It is a great class for a new parent or a parent who would like additional information on what to expect from a child in this age group. Parents will learn how the child's brain grows along with ways to promote healthy brain development. The course will also offer ideas for parents regarding disciplining a young child, how to prevent tantrums, establishing routines which make life easier for the whole family, and more.

Registration Required: Yes


Active Parenting- 4th Edition- Option # 3: via Zoom

Start Date: 8/4/2020

End Date: 8/25/2020

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Audience: Active Parenting 4th Ed: This workshop is designed to help parents raise responsible children who are able to resist negative peer pressure. Parents will learn effective discipline, communication techniques, and how to encourage developmental skills. We all want our children to thrive!

Registration Required: Yes


Active Parenting, 4th Edition- Option # 4: via Zoom

Start Date: 9/1/2020

End Date: 9/30/2020

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Audience: Active Parenting 4th Ed: This workshop is designed to help parents raise responsible children who are able to resist negative peer pressure. Parents will learn effective discipline, communication techniques, and how to encourage developmental skills. We all want our children to thrive!

Registration Required: Yes


Community Based Nurturing Parenting Program- Option # 2: via Zoom

Start Date: 8/3/2020

End Date: 8/31/2020

Additional Information: registration is required. please call Danielle at 402-1621

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Audience: Community Based Nurturing Parenting Program- This series of 10 independent 60-90 minute lessons is designed to address a broad range of parenting topics. The lessons are versatile and speak to families on the importance of nurturing, as well as providing ways to build skills related to: Topics: 1) Parenting Philosophies and Practices 2) Ages and Stages of Child Development 3) Supporting Healthy Brain Development 4) Understanding and Expressing Feelings 5) Developing and Supporting Positive Self Worth 6) Praise and Encouragement 7) Communicating with Respect 8) Recognizing and Creating Positive Family Values, Morals and Rules 9) Nurturing Discipline 10) Recognizing and Managing Stress and Anger

Registration Required: Yes


Community Based Nurturing Parenting Program- Option # 3: via Zoom

Start Date: 9/1/2020

End Date: 9/30/2020

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Audience: Community Based Nurturing Parenting Program- This series of 10 independent 60-90 minute lessons is designed to address a broad range of parenting topics. The lessons are versatile and speak to families on the importance of nurturing, as well as providing ways to build skills related to: Topics: 1) Parenting Philosophies and Practices 2) Ages and Stages of Child Development 3) Supporting Healthy Brain Development 4) Understanding and Expressing Feelings 5) Developing and Supporting Positive Self Worth 6) Praise and Encouragement 7) Communicating with Respect 8) Recognizing and Creating Positive Family Values, Morals and Rules 9) Nurturing Discipline 10) Recognizing and Managing Stress and Anger

Registration Required: Yes