Ashland Kids Have...Decisions at Every Turn...Prevent Youth Substance Use

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2016 – 2017

COMMUNITY PROGRAMMING

 

 

 

Ashland’s Decisions at Every Turn (DAET) Coalition and the Friends of the Ashland Public Library are pleased to be co-hosting programs for parents and the community. Programs will provide parents with strategies, the opportunity to collect new skills, and get answers to compelling questions. Programs are free and open to all. For questions about programs at the library, please contact president@friendsoftheapl.com. For questions about programs at other locations, please direct inquiries to CoalitionInfo@AshlandDecisions.org.

 

 

 

Topic

Speaker

Date, Location, Audience

Marijuana & Vaping: The Big Picture

A Look at the Health, Wellness & Policy Impact on Ashland Youth

 

Chief Craig Davis, APD; John Scheft, Esq., Law Enforcement Dimensions; Dr. Randi Melissa Schuster, MGH Center for Addiction Medicine, and Representative Hannah Kane

Date: Monday, September 19

Time: 7:00 – 8:30 PM

Location: Ashland High School Auditorium

Audience: Community

Building Resilience

 

Dr. Kenneth Ginsburg, M.D., M.S. Ed. Children's Hospital of Philadelphia and the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

 

Date: Wednesday, October 19

Time: 7:00 – 9:00 PM

Location: Ashland High School Auditorium

Audience: Community

World Café: Reducing Ashland's Adolescent Alcohol Use

DAET Leadership

Date: Tuesday, November 15
Time:  7:00 - 8:30 PM

Location:  Ashland Public Library

Audience:  Community

Addressing Challenging Behaviors with RESPECT

Courtney Arseneault, MS

Date:  January 18, 2017
Time:  7:00 - 8:30 PM

Location:  Ashland Public Library

Audience: Parents of children in Pre-K  - Grade 2

Putting the Fun in Family Dinner Series

(3 program series; includes dinner. Registration will be required)

Lisa Beaudin, Director of Nutrition Services, APS

 

Cindil Redick, Program Manager, The Family Dinner Project

Date:  February 8, March 8, April 12, 2017

Time: 5:30 – 7:00 PM

Location:  Ashland Public Library

Audience: Parents and their children in Grades K-5

Community Book Read: "The Gift of Failure", Jessica Lahey

Jim Adams, facilitator

Superintendent, Ashland Public Schools

Date: Tuesday, March 14, 2017

Time: 6:30 – 8:00 PM
Location:  Ashland Public Library
Audience: Community

Ben Speaks: The Power of Choice

(Co-hosted with ASHPAC and Ashland PTO)

Judy Giovangelo

Date: Tuesday, April 4, 2017

Time: 7:00 PM
Location: Ashland High School
Audience: Parents

College Transition: A Program for Parents

Janice Kassman, Former Dean of Students at Colby College; Bev Madden, Parent & co-chair SPAN- DS; and Julia Madden, Middlebury College graduate, 2014

Date:  Tuesday, May 2, 2017
Time:  7:00 – 8:30 PM

Location: Ashland Public Library

Audience:  Parents of high school seniors 

Summer Send-Off for AHS Students & Parents

Chief Craig Davis, APD; Marian Ryan, Middlesex County DA, and John Morello, Actor/Comedian

Date:  Tuesday, May 9, 2017
Time:  7:00 – 9:00 PM

Location: Ashland High School Auditorium
Audience:  AHS Juniors/Seniors and parents