Prevention Coalition-BAY Team
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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 1The 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


Anchor Effort

Anchor Sparks

Core Values Assessment

Developmental - Relationships Framework

Mindset - Grow your Intelligence 

Possible Self Planning form 

REACH - Resources Overview

REACH - Relationships

SPARKS Questionnaire

Strengthen Developmental Relationships

WOOP Toolkit for Educators


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.


Stronger Together Attachment


Raise Your Hand Attachment

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.


The BAY Team in the Barrington Times

2017 E-cig Update to BHS PTO

Student Data and Parent Data and Preliminary Parent

Got Outcomes Award

Drug Take Back Program

  • Unused medications can always be dropped off at the Public Safety Complex on Federal Road

The Impact of Marijuana in RI from OSPA 



The BAY Team Report: 2008-2018. 10 Years, 10,000 Volunteer Hours


Barrington Community Resources for assistance with mental health services - Attachment


East Bay Tobacco Youth Council Clears The Air of Tobacco - Attachment


National Institute on Drug Abuse for Teens


National Institute on Drug Abuse for Teens NIDA


Parent Tool Kit


How does Theatre help with youth development? Theatre makes kids better people


Monthly Tips: Useful prevention information for the community

May 2017

April 2017

March 2017

February 2017

January 2017

December 2016

November 2016

October 2016

September 2016

August 2016


Contact Us

For more information please contact Denise Alves at x 316