Tag: Child Welfare

Oral Health Tips

| February 8, 2015
Oral Health Tips

First Things First reminds communities that February is National Children’s Dental Health Month, which raises awareness about the importance of oral health. For information and tips on oral health click HERE.

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2015 Spanish Autism Conference

| February 4, 2015
2015 Spanish Autism Conference

Arizona Autism United (AZA United) is hosting the 2015 Spanish Autism Conference. This event will provide important information and support to Spanish-speaking parents, caregivers, and professionals. There is a $20 admission fee, however, there are scholarships available for parents in need. Date: Saturday, March 14th, 2015  8 AM – 4 PM Location: Desert Willow Conference Center                   4240 E. […]

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Department of Child Safety Opportunities

| February 4, 2015
Department of Child Safety Opportunities

The Department of Child Safety is offering the following training opportunities in February: Foster and Adoptive Parent Training Request For Proposal(RFP) February 5, 2015 at 10 am ADOT Auditorium Click HERE for more information   Child Specific Recruitment (CSR) RFP February 9, 2015 at 10 am ADOT Auditorium Click HERE for more information   Home Recruitment Study and […]

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About Measles: What You Need to Know

| February 4, 2015
About Measles: What You Need to Know

Click HERE for the Arizona Department of Health Services‘s fact sheet about measles to understand what measles are, the symptoms, how measles are spread, treatment, prevention, and more.

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Community Forum on Neurobehavioral Disabilities in Children

| February 2, 2015
Community Forum on Neurobehavioral Disabilities in Children

Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders of Northern Arizona (FASDNA) is hosting a FREE public community forum on Neurobehavioral Disabilities in Children on March 12, from 5:30-6:30 p.m. For more information click HERE

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Free Workshop- Darkness to Light: Preventing Childhood Sexual Abuse with Courage

| January 29, 2015
Free Workshop- Darkness to Light: Preventing Childhood Sexual Abuse with Courage

Darkness to Light: Preventing Childhood Sexual Abuse with Courage Date: February 3, 2015 Time: 5pm – 7 pm Location: VVMC B Conference Room RSVP: Shawn.Bowker@nahealth.com Shawn Bowker RN, certified trainer for Darkness to Light, will be facilitating Darkness to Light’s (www.d2l.org) Stewards of Children workshop.  This program is scientifically proven to increase knowledge, improve attitudes and change child-protective […]

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Why Early Childhood Matters

| January 22, 2015
Why Early Childhood Matters

First Things First presents a talk from Honorable Richard Weiss, presiding judge of the Mohave County Superior Court, who is featured in their current public awareness campaign. Here he talks more about why reading to kids and supporting families with young children is so important to Arizona’s future.    

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“The Raising of America” Film Screening and Panel Discussion

| January 21, 2015
“The Raising of America” Film Screening and Panel Discussion

Arizona AEYC and Valley of the Sun AEYC are co-sponsoring the free public engagement event, “The Raising of America” film screening and panel discussion on Thursday, January 29th, 2015 at the MCC Theatre in SW Mesa, AZ. Admission is free of charge, but you must register by January 24th and print your ticket for entrance into the […]

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CCC&Y Board Meeting – Monday, January 26th

| January 20, 2015
CCC&Y Board Meeting – Monday, January 26th

This is just a reminder that the next CCC&Y Board Meeting is scheduled for Monday, January 26th from 12:00 to 1:30 p.m. at the Coconino County Public Health Services Ponderosa Room, 2625 North King Street. Meetings are always open to the public.  We welcome all to attend and be a part of the conversation around […]

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Every Child Deserves a Fair Chance

| January 10, 2015
Every Child Deserves a Fair Chance

For many, the start of a new year is a chance to turn over a new leaf and take a hard look at the gap between who we say want and need to be and who we are. As a nation it’s time to close our hypocrisy gap in the treatment of our children and […]

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