Waldo, Knox, Lincoln, & Sagadahoc

Contact: Jessica Hall, Regional Parent Support Coordinator, Ph: 207-322-7618 or Email: jhall@crisisandcounseling.org

Call 1.800.264.9224 to Register Today

Pre-registration is recommended, so we may notify you if a workshop is rescheduled or cancelled.


Workshops/support groups are offered free to parents/grandparents/caregivers/educators of children with emotional/behavioral health concerns! Pre-registration is recommended, so we may notify you if a workshop is rescheduled or cancelled. Regional Coordinators will be available after workshops for those who would like additional support! Unable to attend in person? Many workshops are available by webinar with pre-registration. Join us remotely from your computer or mobile device with Go ToMeeting™. Contact your Regional Parent Support Coordinator for more information!



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“Disaster Preparedness 101: Families Prepare and Empower Themselves to Persevere Through Traumatic Events and Unexpected Disaster” Presented by Shannan Boyorak, and Jess Hall, Regional Parent Support Coordinators
When disaster strikes will you be ready? Flooding, blizzards, power outages and intense storms are common disasters in Maine. This workshop focuses on the reactions and needs of children and adolescents in times of unexpected disaster. Participants will learn how to engage their communities and emergency teams to effectively respond to the unique health and well-being needs of their children and youth. Families will learn need to begin to plan and to prepare for an emergency event or evacuation and learn strategies to make the unforeseen event more bearable and less traumatic.
Thursday, March 12, 2020 from 6 p.m.-8 p.m. at Searsport Elementary School, 30 Mortland Ave, Searsport *

“Non-Toxic Housekeeping Class” Presented by Diane Bouffard, CPSP, Team Leader and Jess Hall, Regional Parent Support Coordinator
Join us and learn: how to avoid using toxic chemicals and still provide a clean, healthy and comfortable home; how to save money and time with simple cleaning techniques; and to use easy and inexpensive recipes to make safe, effective homemade household cleaners. Save money and reduce your family’s exposure to toxic cleaners!
Wednesday, March 11 from 10a-12 p.m. at Midcoast Maine Community Action, 34 Wing Farm Parkway, Bath *

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