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

Protective Factors

Council: Penquis (Piscataquis)

Start Date: 2/8/2023   

Day(s) of the Week: Wednesday

Time: 11am-1pm

Audience: professional training

In Person or Virtual: Zoom

Registration Required: Yes

Link to Register: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSc5iXytajT8mouKM_YbTw7iTxNWSmz6Frp8hylVju1HuzXZ2Q/viewform

Contact: Christine McMillen    Phone: 207-974-2481

Website: http://www.penquis.org


Protective Factors

Council: Penquis (Penobscot)

Start Date: 2/13/2023   

Day(s) of the Week:

Time:

Audience: Community organizations that work with children and families.

In Person or Virtual: Zoom

Registration Required: Yes

Link to Register: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1LcCGLLhukAkM8A8xpYaywPLgFst3xxPrVew8rpqcO6U/edit

Contact: Christine McMillen    Phone: 207-974-2481

Website: http://www.penquis.org


Mandated Reporting

Council: Penquis (Piscataquis)

Start Date: 2/15/2023   

Day(s) of the Week: Wednesday

Time: 11am-1pm

Audience: professional training

In Person or Virtual: Zoom

Registration Required: Yes

Link to Register: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSe0ejtm8P59iIce_MNYzBBrCPp6qspEBTt-UnRils9Z8M6U5w/viewform

Contact: Christine McMillen    Phone: 207-974-2481

Website: http://www.penquis.org


Protective Factors

Council: Kennebec Valley Community Action Program (Somerset)

Start Date: 2/23/2023   

Day(s) of the Week: Thursday, February 23rd

Time: 12:30 - 2:00pm

Audience: Professionals who work with children & families.

In Person or Virtual: Zoom

Registration Required: Yes

Link to Register: http://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZArduqrqjwuHNV6wa9Z1KERNTxk7FMaiNGc

Additional Information: Protective factors help families succeed and thrive, even in the face of risk and challenges. In this 1.5 hour training, we'll explore how to form positive partnerships with parents, draw on local resources, and build on family and community strengths. This training is open to all who work with children and families! The Protective Factor Framework is evidence-informed and strengths-based; Certificates of Completion and CEUS are available.

Contact: Kristen Plummer   Phone: 1-800-542-8227 ext 2520

Website: http://www.kvcap.org


Mandated Reporting

Council: Penquis (Penobscot)

Start Date: 3/3/2023   

Day(s) of the Week: Friday

Time: 11:00-1:00pm

Audience: Professionals that work with children and families.

In Person or Virtual: Zoom

Registration Required: Yes

Link to Register: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1rDF8_mUtEjK-ZR18xi4MvEvnOcXkfAVtDFfILezZXtQ/edit

Contact: Christine McMillen    Phone: 207-974-2481

Website: http://www.penquis.org


Purple Crying

Council: Penquis (Penobscot)

Start Date: 3/6/2023   

Day(s) of the Week: Monday

Time: 6:00-8:00pm

Audience: Professionals or community organizations that care for infants such us daycare providers, nurseries and churches.

In Person or Virtual: Zoom

Registration Required: Yes

Link to Register: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/13AUH5vJvPZ3O4pNem-xY2MZL2YSQdAN-m2rb-KPeDCw/edit

Contact: Christine McMillen    Phone: 207-974-2481

Website: http://www.penquis.org


Safe Sleep

Council: Penquis (Penobscot)

Start Date: 3/6/2023   

Day(s) of the Week: Monday

Time: 6:00-8:00pm

Audience: Professionals or community organizations that care for infants such as daycare providers, nurseries and churches.

In Person or Virtual: Zoom

Registration Required: Yes

Link to Register: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/13AUH5vJvPZ3O4pNem-xY2MZL2YSQdAN-m2rb-KPeDCw/edit

Contact: Christine McMillen    Phone: 207-974-2481

Website: http://www.penquis.org


Protective Factors

Council: Penquis (Piscataquis)

Start Date: 3/8/2023   

Day(s) of the Week: Wednesday

Time: 11am-1pm

Audience: professional training

In Person or Virtual: Zoom

Registration Required: Yes

Link to Register: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSc5iXytajT8mouKM_YbTw7iTxNWSmz6Frp8hylVju1HuzXZ2Q/viewform

Contact: Christine McMillen    Phone: 207-974-2481

Website: http://www.penquis.org


Mandated Reporting

Council: Penquis (Piscataquis)

Start Date: 3/16/2023   

Day(s) of the Week: Thursday

Time: 6pm-8pm

Audience: professional training

In Person or Virtual: Zoom

Registration Required: Yes

Link to Register: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSe0ejtm8P59iIce_MNYzBBrCPp6qspEBTt-UnRils9Z8M6U5w/viewform

Contact: Christine McMillen    Phone: 207-974-2481

Website: http://www.penquis.org


Protective Factors

Council: Penquis (Penobscot)

Start Date: 3/17/2023   

Day(s) of the Week:

Time:

In Person or Virtual: Zoom

Registration Required: Yes

Link to Register: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1LcCGLLhukAkM8A8xpYaywPLgFst3xxPrVew8rpqcO6U/edit

Contact: Christine McMillen    Phone: 207-974-2481

Website: http://www.penquis.org


Safe Sleep

Council: Kennebec Valley Community Action Program (Somerset)

Start Date: 3/23/2023   

Day(s) of the Week: Thursday, March 23rd

Time: 12:30 - 1:30pm

Audience: Professionals who work with babies and families.

In Person or Virtual: Zoom

Registration Required: Yes

Link to Register: http://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZMof-6vqjkjGtMzueTIynB5xal6o_H5yx0B

Additional Information: Do you work with infants and their families? During this free, 1 hour training we will explore the American Academy of Pediatrics' most up-to-date safe sleep recommendations, and other essential information to reduce infant injuries and deaths due to unsafe sleep conditions. Keep babies safe while they snooze! Infant Safe Sleep is an evidence-based, National Initiative. Certificates of Completion and CEUS are available.

Contact: Kristen Plummer   Phone: 1-800-542-8227 ext 2520

Website: http://www.kvcap.org


Purple Crying

Council: Penquis (Penobscot)

Start Date: 3/24/2023   

Day(s) of the Week: Friday

Time: 11:00-1:00pm

Audience: Professionals or community organizations that care for infants such as daycares, nurseries and churches.

In Person or Virtual: Zoom

Registration Required: Yes

Link to Register: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/13AUH5vJvPZ3O4pNem-xY2MZL2YSQdAN-m2rb-KPeDCw/edit

Contact: Christine McMillen    Phone: 207-974-2481

Website: http://www.penquis.org


Safe Sleep

Council: Penquis (Penobscot)

Start Date: 3/24/2023   

Day(s) of the Week: Friday

Time: 11:00-1:00pm

Audience: Professionals and community organizations that care for infants such as daycares, nurseries and churches.

In Person or Virtual: Zoom

Registration Required: Yes

Link to Register: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/13AUH5vJvPZ3O4pNem-xY2MZL2YSQdAN-m2rb-KPeDCw/edit

Contact: Christine McMillen    Phone: 207-974-2481

Website: http://www.penquis.org


Purple Crying

Council: Penquis (Piscataquis)

Start Date: 3/29/2023   

Day(s) of the Week: Wednesday

Time: 11am-1pm

Audience: professional training

In Person or Virtual: Zoom

Registration Required: Yes

Link to Register: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdmgmobnWMEx31xfXXA-UV19cQNR7GTA1XVBlcIJZLrUOBmrA/viewform

Additional Information: taught in conjunction with infant safe sleep course

Contact: Christine McMillen    Phone: 207-974-2481

Website: http://www.penquis.org


Safe Sleep

Council: Penquis (Piscataquis)

Start Date: 3/29/2023   

Day(s) of the Week: Wednesday

Time: 11am-1pm

Audience: professional training

In Person or Virtual: Zoom

Registration Required: Yes

Additional Information: taught in conjunction with Period of Purple Crying course

Contact: Christine McMillen    Phone: 207-974-2481

Website: http://www.penquis.org