Mission: Prevention Works! is a community coalition that promotes positive childhoods in Clallam County.
PW! Update March 22, 2019
Saturday, March 23, 2019, 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Care for Children with Trauma-Related Needs Barker Creek Community School, Bremerton, WA 98311
Sponsored by: Washington State Council for Children with Behavior Disorders (CCBD)
Early trauma changes the developing brain and relationships hold the key to recovery. This workshop will focus on (1) implementing compassionate, trauma-informed care, and (2) crisis management and de-escalation techniques. Presented by Tif Sudela-Junker.
Wednesday March 27, 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm NEAR Sciences Training: Helping All People Flourish Port Angeles Library, Port Angeles Sponsored by: Clallam Resilience Project
Bonnie Schmidt, Early Childhood Educator and trained NEAR Science presenter, will present on NEAR Sciences (Neuroscience, Epigenetics, Adverse Childhood Experiences, and Resiliency). Learn the science behind human behavior and explore the impacts of trauma and toxic stress on our brains, bodies, behaviors, and choices. Participants will also explore opportunities for working together to address the impact of ACEs on our community and leave with a shared sense of hope for Clallam County.
March 27, 2019 6:00-8:00pm Free Training: Is it Sensory or Is it Behavior? Presented by Christine Coe, Occupational Therapist
Light Refreshments provided, No childcare available, STARS credit available; please bring your STARS #RSVP to Jamie Ream Cistulli email@example.com or 360.373.2536 (Voicemail) Please include: Name, Organization, Your contact information, # attending. Sponsored by the Early Learning Coalition and Family & Interagency Coordination of Kitsap and North Mason
Thursday, March 28, 10:00 am – 2:00 pm From Surviving to Thriving: The Intersection of Health, Nutrition, and NEAR Science at the Port Angeles Library Sponsored by: Olympic Peninsula Healthy Community Coalition, First Step Family Support Center, and Clallam Resilience Project. Lunch by Molina Healthcare.
The first part of this community event will begin with an overview of NEAR Science. Lunch will be followed by a discussion of how NEAR Science and Trauma Supportive practices impact and can inform our collective work on food security, healthy food access, and physical activity. Please RSVP for lunch by March 25 to firstname.lastname@example.org
March 29, 2019 Building Great Futures Breakfast 7:30-8:30 a.m. Hosted by Boys & Girls Clubs of the Olympic Peninsula
We invite you, our community and friends, to attend the Building Great Futures Breakfast! Join us as we celebrate the progress we have made thus far toward the construction of our new Clubhouse for Port Angeles youth. Please continue to help us reach our goal to open our doors in 2020! Breakfast will be held on Friday, March 29 at 7:30 am at the Vern Burton Community Center located at 308 East 4th Street in Port Angeles. For information to attend please email email@example.com or call 360.683.8095. April 6, 2019 New WAC Class for Child Care Providers in Port Angeles If you would like to learn about the new Washington Administrative Codes (WACs) The Department of Children, Youth, & Families (DCYF) will being doing a Training. This Training is open to all Family Home and Center Providers, and anyone else who would like to learn about the New WACs. Bring any questions you may have about the New Licensing Regulations. Hope to see you all there, please share with your colleagues.
Saturday, April 6, 2019
10 a.m. to - 2 p.m.
Vern Burton Community Center
308 East 4th Street
Port Angeles, WA 98362
Please RSVP Jade Lee firstname.lastname@example.org April 8-12Week of the Young Child You still have time to plan your open-ended celebrations so prepare to Step It Up (SIU)! Visit our website to help spark ideas and download the mini-toolkit to Learn, Act, and Share important policy opportunities that can make sure #ECEwins across the country and in your community.
Starting April 9thFirst Step Family Support Center Presents: Promoting First Relationshipsfor parents of infants & toddlers ages 0-3 years. This 11 week class focuses on how important you are in your child’s developing sense of self and social well-being. Instructor is Beka Labeau #360-477-7739. Classes will be held Tuesdays starting April 9th and run through June 18th from 2:30pm-4pm. at First Step! Cost is Free! Snacks and childcare are provided! Contact First Step with questions or if you need transportation: 360-457-8355. College Credit is Available! Registration can occur in class!
April 17th Community Café for Families 12:30-2:00pm at First Step Family Support Center 323 E. 6th Port Angeles
Enjoy a free lunch with child care and discuss your perspectives and experiences about caregiving for children.
For questions or to RSVP by April 15 to Minnie at 360.457.8355 or email@example.com
April 18, 2019Dry Creek Elementary School will present a special viewing of “Resilience”a documentary illuminating the science of Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACES) and this movement to prevent an treat toxic stress. Professionally supported breakout groups will convene following the showing to address topics and discussion questions.
Family Dinner 5:30pm- 6pm
Screening of the movie 6pm
Child care 0-4 years old during the movie
Activities for 5-12 years old during the movie
Breakout Discussions following 7:10-7:40
This event is open to the public Free Child Care + Dinner:
Please RSVP to molsen@portangelesschools,org or text 360.775.5796
they will need to know Name of person calling, # of people attending from your household, ages of children attending, which school they attend, and an email address for friendly reminder.
Tuesday, April 30, 3:30 pm – 7:30 pm High in Plain Sight Olympic Medical Center, Port Angeles
Sponsored by: Clallam County Health and Human Services
Officer Ryan Buzzini, a Tall Cop Say Stop law enforcement officer, will present on current marijuana, vaping, drug concealment trends and identifier. This presentation is for educators, parents, counselors, law enforcement, treatment providers, and others. Space is limited. Please RSVP to Christine Dunn at 360-417-2582 or firstname.lastname@example.org