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Nov. 13, 20 and Dec. 4 — Free three-week Active Parenting classes

| November 12, 2019
Nov. 13, 20 and Dec. 4 — Free three-week Active Parenting classes

CPLC Parenting Arizona will present three free parenting classes from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesdays, Nov. 13, 20 and Dec. 4, 2019 at 201 E. Birch St., Ave. 7 (The Icehouse), downtown Flagstaff.

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Nov. 20 — ‘Adoption: Overview of Arizona Adoption Laws, Indian Child Welfare Act and Step-Parent Adoption’ to be presented in Flagstaff

| November 12, 2019
Nov. 20 — ‘Adoption: Overview of Arizona Adoption Laws, Indian Child Welfare Act and Step-Parent Adoption’ to be presented in Flagstaff

“Adoption: Overview of Arizona Adoption Laws, Indian Child Welfare Act and Step-Parent Adoption” will be presented by Jay McCarthy of McCarthyWeston PLCC from noon to 12:45 p.m.Wednesday, Nov. 20 at the Coconino County Law Library, 200 N. San Francisco St., Flagstaff.

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2019 Health and Welfare Resource Networking meetings in Coconino County

| November 12, 2019
2019 Health and Welfare Resource Networking meetings in Coconino County

A variety of  health and welfare resource networking meetings are held each month in Coconino County. The meetings are presented in local restaurants, libraries, health care agencies and other locations where health professionals and representatives from a variety of governmental and non-profit organizations share information on upcoming programs and events that benefit the health and welfare of children, youth, parents and seniors throughout the region.

The following is a listing of some of those meetings. Please send any updates to frank@coconinokids.org

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Still time to RSVP for CCC&Y’s ‘Self-Healing and Thriving Communities’ feedback events Nov. 21, 22

| November 11, 2019
Still time to RSVP for CCC&Y’s ‘Self-Healing and Thriving Communities’ feedback events Nov. 21, 22

Now that the Coconino Coalition for Children & Youth has hosted international expert, Kevin Campbell in Flagstaff for training around Self-Healing and Thriving Communities, CCC&Y is inviting member, committee and event attendee feedback. 

We are hosting two events (feel free to choose one) on 11/21 or 11/22 from noon to 1:30 and lunch will be provided.

RSVP’s for either date can be made with Virginia Watahomigie at virginia@coconinokids.org

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Connections Spotlight: CCC&Y’s monthly board meeting on Nov. 18 to feature information on Arizona Town Hall’s ‘Strong Families Thriving Children’ effort

| November 11, 2019
Connections Spotlight: CCC&Y’s monthly board meeting on Nov. 18 to feature information on Arizona Town Hall’s ‘Strong Families Thriving Children’ effort

Jermaine Barkley of Steward Health Choice of Arizona to also present information on Project ECHO, other initiatives

Virginia Watahomigie, executive director of the Coconino Coalition for Children & Youth, will talk about her upcoming participation in the Arizona Town Hall and its background report “Strong Families Thriving Children,” and Jermaine Barkley of Steward Health Choice of Arizona will present information on the organization’s 1st Episode of Psychosis and ECHO process initiatives during the next CCC&Y monthly board meeting from noon to 1:30 p.m. Monday, Nov. 18 at the County Health and Community Services Building, 2625 N. King St., Ponderosa Room, Flagstaff.

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First Things First — All About Play

| November 5, 2019
First Things First — All About Play

When young children are playing, they’re learning

Babies, toddlers and preschoolers explore, discover, interact and learn through play. It’s fun, and play supports all aspects of your child’s healthy development.
 
Click through for a collection of videos and articles about the importance of play and easy ways to play with your little one that build their brain and nurture their healthy development and learning.

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AzCAN update — Using ACT Data to Promote Student Success Webinar Nov. 14

| November 5, 2019
AzCAN update — Using ACT Data to Promote Student Success Webinar Nov. 14

This webinar helps K-12 administrators and school systems interpret your ACT high school report to help you improve curriculum and interventions to increase student readiness and ensure student success. Register now. 

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Save the Date: CCC&Y to present Annual Prevention Conference — ‘Finding My Strength; Hope in Connection” on April 23, 2020

| November 5, 2019
Save the Date: CCC&Y to present Annual Prevention Conference — ‘Finding My Strength; Hope in Connection” on April 23, 2020

The Coconino Coalition for Children & Youth will present its Annual Prevention Conference with the theme “Finding My Strength; Hope in Connection” on April 23, 2020 in Flagstaff.

Join us for developing personal missions in our work, being agents of change, equity & voice in our community, and hope through the scientific healing power of the heart.

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Action & Outreach Spotlight: Everything you think you know about addiction is wrong

| November 4, 2019
Action & Outreach Spotlight: Everything you think you know about addiction is wrong

Johann Hari’s TED TALK, “Everything you think you know about addiction is wrong” was among information referred to CCC&Y by Kevin Campbell in response to our request for support furthering our prevention/ trauma-informed work. This 14 minute video helps set the stage to think about substance abuse prevention differently, especially around, justice issues and the impacts of thriving environments and having connections.

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Civilian Response to Active Shooter/Attack free training to be held Nov. 5, 14

| October 29, 2019
Civilian Response to Active Shooter/Attack free training to be held Nov. 5, 14

In light of recent public acts of violence, Flagstaff Community Safety is presenting two free trainings for those 16 years and older to ensure that Flagstaff is a prepared and safe community. 

The first training, “Civilian Response to Active Shooter/Attack,” gives individuals the skills to respond during an active violence event. It will be held from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday Nov. 5, 2019 at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Flagstaff, 1175 W. Route 66, Flagstaff.

The second event, “Intro to Stop the Bleed” training, helps equip community members with the vital medical skills that can save a life during one of these events.  It will be held 6 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday Nov. 14, 2019 also at the Double Tree. 

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