Advancing Goal Concordant Care Through Help Me Grow Implementation A four-part webinar series

*Series is Currently in Progress*

Recordings of previous parts of the series are available to view. For more information click here

Thursday, January 6 • 3:00-3:45pm EST
Healthy Outcomes from Positive Experiences (HOPE)
Presentation Slides • Watch Webinar

Thursday, January 13 • 3:00-3:45pm EST
Be Strong Families 
Presentation Slides • Watch Webinar • Tools You Can Use

Thursday, January 20 • 3:00-3:45pm EST
Center for the Study of Social Policy (CSSP)
Presentation Slides • Watch Webinar • Tools You Can Use

Thursday, January 27 • 3:00-3:45pm EST
University at Buffalo Motivational Interviewing Center
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Safe Families for Children

DO YOU NEED A PLACE FOR YOUR CHILDREN TO STAY?

Are you experiencing a crisis? Are you feeling stressed and overwhelmed?
Do you need some time to get back on your feet? Could you use a family and friend support network?
If you said ‘yes’ to any of these questions…
Safe Families for Children can help!

What is Safe Families for Children?
Our compassionate volunteers provide a Safe Home for your
Children to stay in, while you work on becoming more stable.

Call Olivecrest’s Hotline: 1-877-341-7332


	

Free Vision Screening Clinic

Cascadia Eye’s vision clinic staff, Cascadia Eyewear frames and Eyewitness Missions services, as well as many other medical professionals around our area will be teaming up to provide these services. 

The goal is to serve those who are under-insured, not insured, or have extreme financial difficulty. The screening exam will include a very short history, uncorrected vision, intraocular pressure check, refraction and then a glasses fitting for those who need them. People should call the direct reservation line quickly to make an appointment: 360-755-3845. Spots will fill quickly.

Trauma Informed Training 1.0 : Learn about trauma and the importance of being trauma-informed.

About Course: An online 6 hour class via Zoom split into two sessions, starting February 1st and 2nd. You will learn the definition and types of trauma along with the “Four Rs” Realize, Recognize, Respond, and Actively Resist.

Need a group rate? Contact Tiffany Littlefield at (425) 238-1848 or tlittlefield@voaww.org for groups of 3 or more. To learn more about the trauma-informed course and see the schedule click here

WA Maternal Mental Health Access (MaMHA): ECHO Perinatal Case Conference Series

MaMHA ECHO Series to Support Perinatal Mental Health Care.

The MaMHA ECHO series is a 4-session program for
Washington State providers who want to improve care for their perinatal patient’s substance use disorders and mental health. Free for WA State providers! There will be CME credits available.

For Series schedule information and Registration click here

The Parallel Journeys of Fathers and Their Children

The Parallel Journeys of Fathers and Their Children is part of a learning series from the Washington Fatherhood Council. During this event, you will explore the developmental, emotional, and relational journeys of babies/young children and their fathers during the early years. You will reflect on how men are prepared and supported in becoming and being fathers, and how these experiences impact father-child relationships. 

February 10, 2022 at 11:30am via Zoom.

To learn more about this event and to register, click here.

3rd Annual Breastfeeding Conference Oct. 20 – 21, 2021 | 1:00 PM – 4:30 PM

Clark County Breastfeeding Coalition, Clark County Public Health and Washington Department of Health are proud to present a 2 half-day breastfeeding and maternal infant health conference to CONNECT, COLLABORATE, and MOVE towards racial equity and inclusion to advance equitable practices and policies to achieve positive birth and breast/chestfeeding outcomes in the communities in which we serve and support.

This 2-day conference is beneficial for physicians, midwives, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, dietitians, nurses, early childcare providers, lactation consultants, doulas, and other public health professionals. Students of these professions are also encouraged to join. We are offering a student discount upon request.

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Grant funding makes this training available for only $50. Continuing Education Recognition Points (CERPs) have been approved from the International Board of Lactation Consultant Examiners.

To register:

https://clarkcountybreastfeedingconference.eventbrite.com

Event calendar:

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/clark-county-breastfeeding-coalition-3rd-annual-conference-tickets-165987191157?utm-campaign=social&utm-content=attendeeshare&utm-medium=discovery&utm-term=listing&utm-source=cp&aff=escb

For more information:

Visit us at https://www.swwahealthyfamilies.org/


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AAP: A Pediatrician’s Guide to an LGBTQ+ Friendly Practice

Pediatricians serve children and families by providing indispensable anticipatory guidance about so many aspects of healthy growth and development. As the number increases, of youth and families who count themselves among the growing community of gender and sexually diverse individuals, pediatricians are poised to offer education, resources, and support for families. The following represent some of the many ideas pediatricians can implement to improve the care of their LGBTQ+ patients/families, with the acknowledgement that not all pediatricians may be able to implement all of these recommendations.

For more information and resources, click HERE