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The Power of Prevention: A Summit for Adults Caring for Kids in Scituate

  • Gates Middle School 460 First Parish Road Scituate, MA, 02066 United States (map)

The goal of this afternoon summit is to build skills among adults that can impact specific risk and protective factors in children.  The program will begin in the Gates Dining Commons, with an overview of the risk factors and protective factors that predict substance use disorder and other behavioral health conditions. Participants will then attend two 1-hour workshops of interest to them. Workshops include:

  • Marijuana Facts
  • The Teen BrainTreating Adolescents with Substance Use Problems
  • College - The Other Talk
  • Vaping
  • Parenting - How to Avoid "The Parental Plateau" 
  • The Power of Relationship Building (for teachers/coaches/clergy/other adults)
  • Anxiety, Stress and Substance Use Risk
  • How to have a drug talk that works - Skills to guide good choices at all age
  • Absenteeism: When Your Child Avoids School