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Federal Child Abuse Numbers Climb Again

| January 30, 2017
Federal Child Abuse Numbers Climb Again

A federal report published last week by the Administration on Children, Youth and Families (ACYF) showed that the number of children in the United States who experienced child abuse and neglect rose for the third year in a row.

Using 2015 state data voluntarily submitted to the ACYF, the Child Maltreatment 2015 report offered detailed breakdowns of child victims of abuse, common types of maltreatment, rates of child fatalities as a result of abuse or neglect and the recipients of services from child-welfare agencies.

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Can Understanding Neurobiology Provide a Better Approach to Working With Abuse Survivors?

| January 30, 2017
Can Understanding Neurobiology Provide a Better Approach to Working With Abuse Survivors?

“It doesn’t take much digging to see what’s there is trauma, layers and layers of trauma,” said Dr. Elizabeth Fitelson during the morning panel of Arresting Survival, a recent New York City conference focusing on domestic violence survivors.

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Living Well in 2017

| January 30, 2017
Living Well in 2017

Join us for a free session on living well in the new year. The program will include: Tips for health eating, child health, oral health, vaccine facts, tips on how to not get sick this winter, guide to local resources, and tobacco cessation tools.

Each participant will receive a free wellness kit that includes: a first aid kit, a digital thermometer, two books and a children’s battery powered toothbrush (a $55.00 value)

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Free Trainings Provided by Health Choice Integrated Care (HCIC)

| January 30, 2017
Free Trainings Provided by Health Choice Integrated Care (HCIC)

HCIC has a variety of upcoming trainings that are offered free of charge. Interested individuals may register via Eventbrite.

Please contact Bethany Camp, Clinical Trainer at HCIC, with any questions.

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THRIVE Translational Health Research InitiatiVEs Workshop Series

| January 23, 2017
THRIVE Translational Health Research InitiatiVEs Workshop Series

THRIVE is a partnership between Northern Arizona University and Northern Arizona Healthcare to facilitate collaborative research that builds on strong biomedical, behavioral, and cultural health research for the diverse populations of Northern Arizona.

Research Involving Vulnerable Populations
Presenters will address the unique concerns that arise when conducting research with vulnerable populations, such as children, Native Americans, and participants with sensitive past histories, such as drug abuse and incarceration. Of particular concern are the precautionary steps that must be taken when sharing data across agencies for collaborative population health and public health research.

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Become a Birth Doula!

| January 23, 2017
Become a Birth Doula!

In a two day workshop, become a birth doula!

Flagstaff, AZ
Sat-Sun, April 29 & 30, 2017
Registration and materials $295

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Infant Massage Educator Certification

| January 23, 2017
Infant Massage Educator Certification

The program presented by Infant Massage USA® brings research into practice. It is the only infant Massage program recognized by health and child development experts as the highest quality program of its kind (Underdown & Barlow 2011).

Infant Massage USA® is the US Chapter to the International Association of Infant Massage currently teaching in over 70 countries for a truly cross cultural program.

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Flagstaff Local Motion: Get Your Health on Track!

| January 23, 2017
Flagstaff Local Motion: Get Your Health on Track!

The City of Flagstaff Recreation Department offers a variety of recreation programming including: programs for adults, kids and families at the Flagstaff Aquaplex and Hal Jensen Recreation Center, ice skating at the Jay Lively Activity Center, and activities for seniors at the Joe C Montoya Community and Senior Center. Additionally, Flagstaff has 24 parks, two disc golf courses, and the Flagstaff Urban Trail System.

Coconino County Parks and Recreation offers programs for adults and youth that encourage them to get moving and get outdoors. Programs include archery, summer camp, mountain bike camp, hiking and more.

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AZ Birth Certificate Services

| January 16, 2017
AZ Birth Certificate Services

AZ Birth Certificate Services are available from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 18 at 49 Maple St., Tuba City.

Services are also available from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. the 2nd Wednesday of the month at 467 Vista Ave., at the CCPHSD Northern Region Office, Page.

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1 in 4 Kids in Coconino County Struggle with Hunger

| January 16, 2017
1 in 4 Kids in Coconino County Struggle with Hunger

If you are able, please take some time this weekend to identify food items that you would like to donate in support of providing hunger relief to our local Flagstaff neighbors.

NACA Inc. and the Flagstaff Family Food Center have partnered to collect food items through the rest of January.

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