Video Series: Parenting IS Preventing
A series of videos created by parents for parents with children from pre-K to high school and beyond. Get the latest information and support for raising healthy, happy children in Barrington. These videos are short and to the point and cover a range of issues. Watch them all or check back as your children grow and develop and face new challenges and see new topics as they are added.
Parenting IS Prevention:
Transition to College Part 1: The College Search: Beyond the Academics
Transition to College Part 2: Navigating Freshman Year
Introduction to the Series with Martha Donovan. See what it’s all about: how does prevention fit into life-long successful development for our children
Vaping 101. Learn what you need to know about this emerging and dangerous new trend amongst youth
Ignite your Child’s Spark. Dena Davis talks about how to inspire your children to follow their passions and how this benefits their overall development and achievements
Developing Your Child’s Brain Part 1. Dr. Lilia Romero-Bosch talks about how substances damage the brain much like sports injuries do and what you can do now to protect your child’s developing brain.
Developing Your Child’s Brain Part 2. Hear Dr. Bosch’s responses to some of the most common questions she hears from parents.
What Your Pediatrician Knows About Your Child And Marijuana
Your Child on Caffeine
Stressed Out Youth - Part 1 (added 2-6-17)
What to Do About Stressed out Youth - Part 2 (added 2-6-17)
Early Expectations = Healthy Development (added 2-6-17)
Video Series: REACH Students with the BAY Team Video Series
This video series, created by the BAY Team, features Dena Davis and is based on the Search Institute’s research on holistic approaches and activities to strengthen academic motivation.
REACH Part 1 REACH Overview: Helping Children REACH Their Personal Best
REACH Part 2 Relationships: Helping Children Build Developmental Relationships
REACH Part 3 Effort: Helping Children Grow Their Brains
REACH Part 4 Aspirations: Helping Children Connect Their Present to their Future Selves
REACH Part 5 Cognition: Helping Children Learn Self-Control
REACH Part 6 Heart: Helping Children Find Their Sparks!
REACH resources from The Search Institute
News & Announcements
New mental health program that is an online 2-hour training for anyone that is interested in being a better listener for friends and family who are struggling with their mental health.
REST / Allies in Recovery
CRAFT - based training
Dates: December 2, 3, 9 &10
Times: 9:00 am - 3:00 pm EST
Where: Online training
REST and Allies in Recovery are giving a training for free. It is for Families with a LO with SUD, Peers that work with families, those that would want to facilitate a REST meetings and Professionals. There is the possibility of CEUs. I am attaching the flyer and including the link. There is a great description of the training on Eventbrite and the REST website. Through a grant with the RI Foundation we are able to offer it for free.
Unused medications can always be dropped off at the Public Safety Complex on Federal Road
The Impact of Marijuana in RI from OSPA
Barrington Community Resources for assistance with mental health services - Attachment
East Bay Tobacco Youth Council Clears The Air of Tobacco - Attachment
How does Theatre help with youth development? Theatre makes kids better people
Monthly Tips: Useful prevention information for the community
Athletes vs. Alcohol - Staying on the Winning Team