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Prevention Works! is a coalition that promotes positive childhoods in Clallam County with a mission that all children of Clallam County will thrive

PW! UPDATE: OCTOBER, 25, 2022

Announcements

Coming in November!
FREE Parenting Classes!

Up Your Parenting Game: Support Yourself & Your Family
Nov 16 & 30
Meal & Child Care Provided!

Register for BOTH Classes (Sign up for Both!) >>
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Gaming Concerns, Balance, Addiction & Opportunities - Live Broadcast Webinar - Watch online OR in person!
November 9

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Info on other White Hatter Webinars & Registration >>

Calendar & Events

Thursday October 27, 12:30-1:30pm

Exploring Climate Anxiety and Building Community Resilience Together Studium Generale, The Little Theater in the Pirate Union Building (PUB)at Peninsula College, Port Angeles campus and on Zoom

Presented by: Melanie Greer, 4-H and Youth Empowerment Coordinator, WSU Extension

“People are experiencing a wide range of responses to how climate change is affecting our communities and our lives,” Melanie Greer, WSU extension staff and 4-H Program Coordinator said. Her presentation at Peninsula College will introduce a common language and knowledge about the range of reactions people are reporting, and strategies to take towards personal and community resilience.

This is the culminating presentation for Resilience Month, a community-wide effort. Together, community partners are tackling adversity, such as climate anxiety, and responding with shared leadership: a county-wide innovative, collaborative month of events and activities focused on building knowledge, skills, connection, and resilience.

Register here…

November 1 Community Meeting - 10:00-11:30am

Increase awareness, prevention, recovery, and resilience around TBI (Traumatic Brain Injuries), injury and violence, and access to resources.

Presented by: David Minor, Washington State Traumatic Brain Injury Strategic Partnership Advisory Council

Traumatic Brain Injuries (TBI's) can impact anyone anywhere. The planning, coordination, and delivery of services must consider diverse communities across the lifespan of an injury. Most common causes of TBI are falls, firearm injury, motor vehicle crash, or an assault.

Come learn about available support systems and materials including: partnership integration; person centered and trauma informed practices; connections – relationships; community disparities; and regional and local access points. What can we do for our community to make this a universal approach?

Zoom Link >>
Meeting ID: 899 2819 4489 Passcode: HOPE
Dial in by phone: +1 253 215 8782 Phone Passcode: 706561

Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) Resources:

Thursday, Nov 10th: 6-8pm (Doors open at 5:45)

"REKINDLING JOY FOR THE HOLIDAYS"

United Way of Clallam County and their partners at the Clallam County Chambers of Commerce are hosting their second Women United networking event 6-8pm on Thursday Nov 10th at The Olympic Theatre Arts Center in Sequim.

The holidays can be overwhelming and stressful at times, but this event is going to be all about rekindling the joy, gratefulness and honoring what we love about them! Doors will open at 5:45 to begin an hour of networking, appetizers and beverages. At 7pm the group will move into the theatre for a presentation featuring some favorite women-owned businesses who will be sharing tips, tricks and ideas on how to stay organized, be intentional, and get creative over the holidays. You will not want to miss this unique opportunity! $35 PER PERSON TO ATTEND

More Info & Tickets >>

Parenting

More resources here…

7 Last-Minute Ideas for Halloween7 Last-Minute Ideas for Halloween from PBS Kids

Did Halloween sneak up on you? We’ve got you covered with last minute ideas for treats, costumes, decor, activities, and more.

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News and Research

Make your voice heard! Fill out the Community Health Assessment Survey - Closes Nov 18

Employment Opportunities

Joy Sheedy and Yvette Cline (Co-Chairs of the Child Care Task Force attended the Job Fair October 19th to share info!!

Prevention Works Child Care Task Force has collaborated with United Way of Clallam County and Peninsula College to provide funding for meeting Child Care employment requirements!!!

Contact Joy Sheedy…. sheedy2@olypen.com 360-457-6549 for more information!


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