RSSEducational Opportunities

First Things First — Essential resources for you and your family

| May 5, 2020
First Things First — Essential resources for you and your family

Resources for help with basic needs and parenting
On top of the ongoing challenges of parenting, many Arizona families with young children need help with basic needs right now. Find how and where to access food support, health information and more, plus advice on parenting in these difficult times.

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Native Americans for Community Action conducting needs survey

| May 5, 2020
Native Americans for Community Action conducting needs survey

NACA is conducting a community survey so that we can better understand our clients and community’s needs. I would ask that you share this survey with Flagstaff friends, family members, professional contacts, clients, etc. so that we can get a better comprehension of what is needed in our Indigenous Community.  https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/CXWF2FR 

If you do not live in Flagstaff, please share with friends, family or professional contacts in Flagstaff.  Thank you.

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Arizona College Access Network (AzCAN) to present Counselor Wednesday & Virtual PD

| May 5, 2020
Arizona College Access Network (AzCAN) to present Counselor Wednesday & Virtual PD

Arizona College Access Network (AzCAN) to present Counselor Wednesday & Virtual PD from 11 a.m. to noon Wednesday, May 6.

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CPLC Parenting Arizona  special online Active Parenting of Teens Class starting May 13

| April 28, 2020
CPLC Parenting Arizona  special online Active Parenting of Teens Class starting May 13

CPLC Parenting Arizona will host a special online Active Parenting of Teens Class, starting at 1 p.m. Wednesday, May 13 and will continue through June 17.

These workshops will show you how to:

Use non-violent discipline techniques that really work
Improve communication with your child
Teach responsibility and other important values
Handle problems as they come up
Cope with difficult topics such as drugs, violence, and sex
Defuse power struggles with your children
Stimulate independence as your child grows older

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Free Healthcare Professionals Support Sessions to be held via Zoom Tuesdays and Fridays

| April 28, 2020
Free Healthcare Professionals Support Sessions to be held via Zoom Tuesdays and Fridays

During a time of ever-growing challenges in treating our communities, healthcare professionals are under constant and intense pressure. These sessions will equip you with tools to cope and support colleagues through tough
times. Our support sessions provide a safe, positive and supportive environment for physicians, nurses, EMTs, paramedics, social workers, health techs and other healthcare workers.

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Helios Education Foundation and College Success Arizona launch the Arizona Postsecondary Student Resiliency Fund

| April 28, 2020
Helios Education Foundation and College Success Arizona launch the Arizona Postsecondary Student Resiliency Fund

Helios Education Foundation and College Success Arizona launched the Arizona Postsecondary Student Resiliency Fund to help support college students who have been impacted by COVID-19. The goal of the fund is to support students to persist and succeed in completing their postsecondary degree, despite the challenges and uncertainty brought on by the global pandemic.

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Arizona Center for Afterschool Excellence (AzCASE) — [SURVEY] How is COVID-19 Impacting Your Program?

| April 28, 2020
Arizona Center for Afterschool Excellence (AzCASE) — [SURVEY] How is COVID-19 Impacting Your Program?

The Arizona Center for Afterschool Excellence is issuing this survey to better understand the impact the COVID-19 outbreak has had on afterschool programs and other youth serving institutions.

If you are facing financial and/or health impacts from the spread of the coronavirus, up to and including the closure of your program, please share your story here.

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Mindfulness Spotlight: Letters to Families — You are Enough!

| April 27, 2020
Mindfulness Spotlight: Letters to Families — You are Enough!

Everything is new right now! We are all experiencing stress in some form or another. Sometimes it might feel overwhelming. Remind yourself, “I am enough!”

You are your greatest priority! So, please take some mindful breathes and observe your thoughts, feelings, and sensations at this moment with an attitude of nonjudgement. What do you notice? How will you respond to what you noticed?

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Connections Spotlight: CCC&Y presents series of no cost webinars for professionals, parents and youth on ACES, Mindfulness, other topics

| April 27, 2020
Connections Spotlight: CCC&Y presents series of no cost webinars for professionals, parents and youth on ACES, Mindfulness, other topics

The Coconino Coalition for Children & Youth has created a series of webinars for professionals, parents and youth, to skills that are needed now more than every in our current stay-safe-at home-society.

In our hour-long webinar on Understanding Adverse Childhood Experiences; Hope in Resiliency, participants will learn how the effects of childhood trauma play out both personally for individuals, along with having tremendous costs for society. According to one participant:

“Though I am familiar with the topic of ACES, each time I participate in training, I learn something new. Your model of ACES presented a light of hope with interventions that can occur at each level.” “It was a great training and I look forward to more in the future.” “I am recommending this training to several folks…” “Thank you for providing amazing webinars…” “Very good training.”

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Tuba City Child Abuse Prevention Council to hold FREE presentation on Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACES) on April 28

| April 21, 2020
Tuba City Child Abuse Prevention Council to hold FREE presentation on Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACES) on April 28

The Tuba City Child Abuse Prevention Council will hold aFREE presentation on Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACES) from 2 to 3 p.m. Tuesday, April 28.

Contact cymbre.lauing@parentingaz.org to register.

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