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Center for Children Group Programs - 2022 PROGRAM INFO

Active Parenting of Teens is an evidence based program suitable for parents/caregivers of preteens and teens. The six session program (complete with a parent's guide)  combines entertaining video and engaging discussion around how to raise responsible, cooperative children. It also guides parents on how best to approach sensitive issues such as violence, drugs, and sexuality. The Center has created a trauma informed adaptation of the Active Parenting program that supports parents/caregivers with tips and tools to nurture a child that has experienced a trauma. Active Parentings of Teens is free of charge for parents/caregivers who are clients of the Center. The program is $60.00 (plus $15 if two parent's guides requested) for non-clients.
Active Parenting of Teens - Tuesday Evenings, 5-7:00 PM - Via ZOOM
October 4 – November 15, 2022
Teens in Action is a fun, informative, video-based program designed specifically for youth (13-17). Kids learn basic life skills such as respect, responsibility, courage, cooperation, and self-esteem over the course of six, two hour sessions. The Center has developed a trauma informed version of Teens in Action that teaches: personal safety skills, explains the risks teens face regarding drugs, violence, and reckless sexuality, how to resist peer pressure, and helps teens understand the impact of trauma and paths for healing. For the purpose of confidentiality, Teens in Action is reserved for youth who have been forensically interviewed at the Center.
Teens in Action - Thursday Afternoons, 4:30-6:30PM
October 6 – November 17, 2022

Contact Jaime Anderson at 970.245.3788 for more information.

National Children's Advocacy Center Online Trainings

The NCAC Virtual Training Center (VTC) offers a wide range of FREE online training opportunities for child abuse professionals. NCAC (VTC) includes live and archived Webinars and Recorded Trainings.

Colorado Child Welfare Training System
If you an educator (private or public), first responder, healthcare provider, mental health professional, veterinarian, social worker, peace officer, firefighter, juvenile probation or parole officer, clergy member, coach/athletic personnel employed by a sports organization/program, or commercial film processor, YOU are a mandated reporter under Colorado State Law (Colorado Revised Statutes C.R.S. 19-3-304).Online training is available to you at no cost that provides infomation regarding your responsibilities as a mandated reporter.

CALL 970-242-1211

If you suspect child abuse - or if a child tells you about abuse - making a report is very important! You cannot get into trouble or lose your job for making a report that turns out to be unfounded if you had good intentions when you made the report.

All calls remain anonymous.
Reports of known or suspected child abuse or neglect should be made immediately to the Mesa County Department of Human Services Child Protection Hotline at (970) 242-1211 or a local law enforcement agency at 911.

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