ADHD 101 – What We Want to Know but Forgot to Ask!

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This workshop will offer the framework to help us understand what Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder is, what causes it, how to diagnose and who can diagnose it; the symptoms, what helps, supports, treatment and management. Come and join in the conversation as we journey together toward greater success. About the G.E.A.R. Parent Network: The G.E.A.R. Parent […]

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Seasonal Affective Disorder

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Seasonal Affective Disorder can impact adults, teens, and children. It is estimated about 6 in every 100 people (6%) experience SAD. One US study found rates of SAD were 7 times higher in New Hampshire then in California suggesting the farther we are from the equator, the more likely we are to develop SAD. Join […]

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Disaster Preparedness 101: Families Prepare and Empower Themselves to Persevere Through Traumatic Events and Unexpected Disaster

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When disaster strikes will you be ready?  Flooding, blizzards, high wind, and intense storms with power outages are common disasters in Maine. This workshop focuses on the reactions and needs of children and adolescents in times of unexpected disaster. This workshop focuses on the reactions and needs of children and adolescents in times of unexpected […]

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What’s Your Parenting Style? Identifying Your Style and How it Affects Your Interaction with Your Children

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During this workshop you will learn about the four Parenting Styles. This will help you to identify your current parenting style and recognize the large impact that it has on your child’s development. Through sharing of information and discussion you will be given the tools to use to evaluate both positive and negative influences in […]

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Helping Your Child Manage Their Meltdowns

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Are you feeling like you are always walking on eggshells when dealing with your child’s meltdowns? (Professionals call this “dysregulation”) Are you at a loss about how to help your child to be successful? You’re not alone! Join in the discussion about what meltdowns are and strategies that can be used to help your child […]

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SPECIAL EVENT: Holiday Fun! Creating a Cookie Jar Mix Gift

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During this family activity you will create a homemade gift from your kitchen to show family and friends you truly care! Join us for fun in creating a cookie jar mix as a gift for that special someone. You will also personalize your jar by painting it and/or adding a topper, a tag and a […]

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Managing Stress During the Holidays

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The holiday season is here! While it is meant to bring feelings of love and cheer, it’s also the harbinger of stress for many of us. Join us and learn a few simple tips you could try to help reduce holiday stress before it begins so that it remains at a positive level rather than […]

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Holiday Fun: Creating Salt Dough Ornaments!!

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During this family holiday craft activity we will share a simple 3-ingredient salt dough recipe that we will be using to create Salt Dough Ornaments.  Let’s have fun together, be creative and leave you with a little memory to hold on to or have a personal gift to give this holiday season! Fun for all […]

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Do You Speak Teen? ‘mnE Ps dnt bleev der is a gNR8N d/c b/t em n thr teen’

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Communicating with teens today is more challenging than ever but not impossible! This workshop will explore modern technology and give you some new ideas to peek into your teen’s world. The framework of the 40 Developmental Assets® will also be shared. Minneapolis-based Search Institute® has identified 40 building blocks of healthy development – known as […]

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Ho-Ho-Ho! Holiday Activities!

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Join us for some online Holiday Cheer! We will be celebrating the season with some great holiday themed games and a fun painting activity for the whole family to enjoy, so gather your family and join us in having some fun! About the G.E.A.R. Parent Network: The G.E.A.R. Parent Network, a program of Crisis & […]

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