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“What is Considered Child Abuse & Neglect in Maine?”

April 6, 2023 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm


April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month! Our children are our future and child abuse and neglect is everybody’s business!  In this workshop learn what is considered child abuse; state and national statistics; what Maine law is and how to report child abuse or neglect; the difference between “punishment” vs. “discipline”; child behavior management examples and what are family and child protective factors; in addition to sharing stories of parenting lessons learned.

About the G.E.A.R. Parent Network

The G.E.A.R. Parent Network, a program of Crisis & Counseling Centers, is the place where Gaining Empowerment Allows Results. G.E.A.R. is run by parents for parents providing services for parents of children with emotional and behavioral health concerns.

Through parent-to-parent sharing of experiences and knowledge, G.E.A.R. Parent Network empowers parents of children with behavioral health needs to build on their family’s strengths and to advocate for their family’s needs.



April 6, 2023
10:00 am - 12:00 pm


Heather Williams, CFPS, Regional Parent Support Coordinator


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