RSSEducational Opportunities

Brain Builders for Life

| May 8, 2017
Brain Builders for Life

Join us for an engaging 16-hour workshop focusing on the brain development of children prenatal to age three and how it effects the cognitive, social-emotional and physical growth of the typical child.

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Science Saturday: Rio de Flag

| April 29, 2017
Science Saturday: Rio de Flag

Join Willow Bend and Friends of the Rio de Flag for a FREE event that’s all about the Rio on Saturday, May 6th! Event starts at 9am with a 2 mile guided tour of the Rio from Willow Bend to the Wetlands and back. Then, hands on activities at Willow Bend including creating your own watershed, water quality sampling, interactive Rio map, pond life under a microscope, 3D terrain model, and more. Plus, Rio de Flag poster exhibition from local schools. During the spring semester Willow Bend has been delivering place based Rio De Flag focused programs to various FUSD schools including Knoles, Kinsey, and Alpine Academy at MEMS as part of our Flagstaff Community Foundation grant.

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Foster Parent Orientation

| April 29, 2017
Foster Parent Orientation

Foster Parent Orientation is every second Tuesday of each month for prospective foster parents. It is important to note that this is the first required step in becoming a foster parent!

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Summer Bug Camp at NAU Opens Window into Fascinating World of Science

| April 29, 2017
Summer Bug Camp at NAU Opens Window into Fascinating World of Science

Parents of children looking for summer activities that will engage their child in the fascinating world of science may want to consider enrolling their 6- to 10-year old in Northern Arizona University’s popular Summer Bug Camp.

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Arizona Grandparent Ambassadors

| April 23, 2017
Arizona Grandparent Ambassadors

We have a wonderful opportunity to share our thoughts with the Department of Child Safety (DCS) regarding the Foster Home Licensing Process, with a special emphasis on the Foster Parent Training Curriculum.

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Spotlight Luncheon

| April 23, 2017
Spotlight Luncheon

Meet and hear from those who provide valuable resources in our area. SPOTLIGHT helps you meet the needs of your patients, residents and clients.

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Financial Health for Caregivers

| April 23, 2017
Financial Health for Caregivers

Arizona Long Term Care System (ALTCS) Presentation provided by: Bonnie Shimko. This session is free and open to the public! No registration required.

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FREE CHOICES Counselor Online Training Course Now Enrolling!

| April 23, 2017
FREE CHOICES Counselor Online Training Course Now Enrolling!

Learn how to prevent alcohol-exposed pregnancies and conduct the CHOICES* intervention through a 6 week online course that blends live webinar-based modules and self-paced modules.

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2017 Ahoy to Summer Children’s Health & Wellness Fair

| April 15, 2017
2017 Ahoy to Summer Children’s Health & Wellness Fair

Join North Country HealthCare on Saturday, April 29th, 2017, 11am – 2pm for Ahoy to Summer Children’s Health & Wellness Fair! Hosted at the Flagstaff Aquaplex, this event is free and open to the public. Explore all of the fun summer activities and camps Flagstaff has to offer your little scallywags and get a jump start on back to school readiness before the school year even ends!

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8 Things to Remember about Child Development

| April 15, 2017
8 Things to Remember about Child Development

Building on a well-established knowledge base more than half a century in the making, recent advances in the science of early childhood development and its underlying biology provide a deeper understanding that can inform and improve existing policy and practice, as well as help generate new ways of thinking about solutions. In this important list, featured in the From Best Practices to Breakthrough Impacts report, the Center on the Developing Child sets the record straight about some aspects of early child development.

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