Prevention Works! advocates, educates and invests in our children. Through prevention efforts, we work to end child abuse and neglect, substance abuse and violence.

Community Trainings and Events

Please visit the Calendar and our Blog page for information on parenting classes and other activities for families.  Below is a list of community events and trainings:

Early Care and Education Access and Use among Low-Income Hispanic Families
Webinar: Monday, October 29, 11:00 am – Noon
The National Research Center on Hispanic Children & Families is sponsoring webinar on the access low-income Hispanic families have to early care and education and how they use these programs. The webinar will feature presentations from panelists on the early care and education workforce, the availability and flexibility of services, and program costs and affordability. Visit the link above for more information and to register.

Human Services Stakeholder Summit
Tuesday, October 30, 9:00 am - 2:00 pm, Sequim
Facilitators for the City of Sequim will lead participants through activities and discussions to involved service providers in a collaborative approach focusing on Sequim's challenges in mental and physical health, housing and sheltering, and addiction.  This summit will assist Sequim City Countil and Staff in understanding stakeholder concerns and challenges.  We will work with you to ensure that your concerns and aspirations are reflected in the alternatives developed for future human services funding.  Please RSVP online.  

Bullying Prevention and Children’s Exposure to Domestic Violence
Webinar: Wednesday, October 31, 11:00 am – Noon
Is there a connection between bullying and children exposed to domestic violence?  Similarities and differences will be discussed during this webinar, as well as the impact both behaviors have on children’s well-being. Strategies for school staff, parents, and community members will be provided.  The webinar is hosted by the Olweus Bullying Prevention Program and Georgia Coalition Against Domestic Violence.

“Dying To Ease The Pain”
Friday, November 2, 9:00 am – 1:00 pm, Port Angeles
Dr. Steven Anderson will discuss the history, present problems, and solutions to the opioid/opiate epidemic.  The background, driving forces, economics, and possible solutions for the problem will be discussed.  There will also be an interactive discussion about local resources.  This session is designed for members of the medical community, social workers, first responders, and advocates/general public.  You must register in advance by contacting Christine Dunn at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 360-417-2582.

NM- Sport Introductory Training Series
Webinar Series: Begins November 5
This new initiative of The ChildTrauma Academy explores how an understanding of the Neurosequential Model (NM) can integrate sport into the healthy therapeutic web of children, youth, and families.  The initiative aims to help individuals and programs involved in sport improve their effectiveness in providing healthy developmental experiences and improved performance.  Topics include Brain Basics, Neurosociology, State-dependent Functioning, and more.

Suicide Assessment, Intervention, and Treatment
Wednesday, December 5, 9:00 am – 4:00 pm, Port Angeles
Thursday, December 6, 9:00 am – 4:00 pm, Port Angeles
Registration is now open for both days for this training sponsored by Clallam County Health & Human Services and Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA).  Seating is limited: only 20 spots available each day, so register soon!  This training has been approved for 6 CEUs for Washington State Licensed Mental Health Counselors, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapists, and Licensed Social Workers.   Click on the link above for the registration flyer.