Grandparents Raising Grandchildren Oh, My!

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Are you raising a second set of children or youth at a time you thought you would be planning your retirement? This discussion will focus on specific issues that may be challenging for grandparents today and uncover ideas and solutions for greater success and less stress. The G.E.A.R. Parent Network, a program of Crisis & […]

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April 23 Evening Support Group

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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 […]

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May Support Group

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held virtually every Wednesday from 1-2:30 p.m. 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 […]

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19th Annual Children’s Mental Health Acceptance Tailgate Kickoff Event!

Crisis and Counseling Centers 10 Caldwell Rd Augusta

Join us again this year for our Children’s Mental Health Acceptance Week Tailgate Kick-Off event which is organized by parents to bring acceptance about the importance of social justice and to show that positive mental health is essential our kids healthy development throughout their lifespan. Hear parents and youth share their lived experience of their […]

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Diversity & Inclusion: Gaining Awareness of Individualization

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Join us for this special Children’s Mental Health Acceptance presentation that you will find informative and enlightening about the person-centered approach to living! All individuals have a unique potential to live meaningful, purposeful lives. Let's learn how to become more aware of accepting individuals for who they are, what their vision & goals are and […]

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Reactive Attachment Disorder/RAD

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Robert is an adoptive parent of two special needs children (now adults). Dr. Walker has almost forty years of experience training and supporting parents and professionals in the areas of adoption, foster care, and attachment related trauma. He holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology, and a Master’s Degree in Mental Health Counseling. His Ph.D. work […]

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Building Stronger Families Through Effective Communication

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Effective communication skills are vitally important for thriving family relationships. Using tools such as non-violent and non-verbal communication can improve our ability to resolve conflicts that arise and strengthen bonds within families. As parents, we can master these skills and model them for our children. Join us in learning the various strategies that are at […]

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Positive Behavioral Supports & Tantrum Management: Self-Preservation & Success in Parenting Children with Behavioral Health Needs

RSU Adult & Community Education , Bucksport High School 102 Broadway #1 and GOTO

Do you sometimes feel like you don’t know how to help your child? Children with behavioral health needs do not come with a manual! This workshop will offer a framework to understand the nature of your child’s behavior and methods to flexibly respond to the needs your child presents. Positive behavioral supports emphasize practical ideas […]

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Youth Substance Use Disorder

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KNOW the facts! Substance use with overdose among our youth and young adults in Maine is at its highest level. Knowledge is power so please join us for this presentation on why does it happen in youth and how does it affect our youth, the risk factors; what to look for, what to do about […]

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Discovering Tomorrow’s Leaders! Youth Leadership: 101

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Join Disability Rights Maine’s Youth Self-Advocacy Team in an activity-based Leadership Training! We will explore what makes influential leaders successful, practice strategies become leaders in our everyday life, and set goals to start thinking about the future! Young Mainers aged 14-25 encouraged to attend! Our training provides several opportunities for discussion to build connection between […]

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Surviving Parenting: Self-Care is NEVER Selfish

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Self-care often becomes an afterthought for parents and caregivers. The ability to treat and understand oneself with respect and kindness can be especially elusive when raising a family. In this workshop, you will learn how stress and anxiety affect all of us and what you can do about it. You will do a self-care checkup […]

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Impulsivity & Disruptive Behaviors in Children & Youth

Capehart Boys and Girls Clubhouse, 28 Downeast Circle Bangor and Virtually

All children and youth have outbursts from time to time, however some do have much difficulty in their ability to regulate their emotions and behaviors even when adverse consequences may occur. This lack of self-control can cause significant distress or impairment in a child’s or youth’s life. A number of different diagnoses are unified by […]

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