Covid Safe at Healthy Kids
Your Educator will:
Give you information about child growth and development, discipline, sleep and other topics of interest.
Help you find appropriate groups, activities, or services for you and your family.
Address issues of importance regarding your children.
Community Based Education Workshops
AGES AND STAGES: INFANTS AND TODDLERS
What should you expect from an infant? What about a
toddler? Expectations are an important aspect of parenting.
Would you like to learn more about your child‛s development?
COMMUNICATING WITH RESPECT
Communicating feelings and other important information to your kids can be difficult for adults and children. Would you like to learn more about communication?
Feelings can be hard to understand, especially for children. Do you want to learn how to understand your feelings and those of your children?
ALTERNATIVES TO SPANKING...without spoiling.
Do you and your partner argue about how to discipline
your children? Do you want to learn about other ways to
discipline your children without spanking or spoiling?
DEALING WITH STRESS AND ANGER
Do you ever feel stressed? Does the job, money, or parenting just stress you out?
Do you want to find ways to relax?
ALCOHOL AND KIDS DON'T MIX
Alcohol and Kids Don’t Mix is an innovative community based training program designed to increase the awareness of parents and professionals about the effects of alcohol and substance abuse on parenting and the quality of family life.
ALCOHOL, ANGER & ABUSE
Alcohol, Anger & Abuse is an innovative community based training program that explores understanding and preventing the relationship between alcohol and other drug abuse and child abuse and neglect, and how they are linked.
Workshops for Professionals
Learn the state mandate and how to respond if you suspect child maltreatment. This is a required training and programs created by agency staff no longer meet the state requirement.
STRENGTHENING MAINE FAMILIES...
A program for professionals to learn about the five protective factors and ways to support the whole family in addition to the children they serve.
Learn about the most recent research on keeping babies safe while they are sleeping.... share this information with your clients.
PERIOD OF PURPLE CRYING
Learn about the most up to date research on babies and crying/preventing Shaken Baby Syndrome....share this information with your clients.
Workshops For Fathers
NURTURING FATHERS GROUPS
The Nurturing Fathers Program is a 13-week course designed to teach parenting and nurturing skills to men. Each 2 ½ hour class provides proven, effective skills for healthy family relationships and child development. NFP has been successfully implemented in Schools, Head Start, Churches, State DHS, Prisons etc.
"I never knew what a good dad I could be and how close I could get to my kids!" J.H.
Playgroups Ages 0-5
A 4 week series on discouraging unwanted behavior and encouraging wanted behavior for kids ages 2-12
ACTIVE PARENTING NOW...
a. The First Five Years
b. Ages 5-12
d. Blended Families
Focus is on child development, respect, cooperation, responsibility, discipline, self-esteem and communication.
Nurturing Parenting Through Recovery
Programs for Teens
Baby Think It Over!
Teens learn during health class at local high schools about basic infant care, Shaken Baby Syndrome and the impact of drugs and alcohol on babies.
What every parent needs to know if their child chokes or stops breathing.
A place for parents and children to spend time together.
CRIBS FOR KIDS
Cribettes available based on need.
There are 15-17 topic areas presented in the program, in addition to three topics focused on men and fathers.
Each topic area represents a group-based session of 90 minutes.