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

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 the opportunity to learn new skills and strategies, and to receive 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.


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Topic

Speaker

Date, Location, Audience

Parents as Partners

Warren Principal Peter Regan; Mindess Principal Michael Caira

Date: Thursday, September 28, 2017

Time: 6:30-7:30 PM
Location: Warren School Library
Audience: Elementary Parents

Courageous Conversations: Wonder Book Talk

 

AHS and AMS youth

 

Date: Wednesday, October 4, 2017

Time: 6:00-7:30 PM

Location: AHS Cafeteria and Library

Audience: Community, including children and older adults

Movie & Discussion: If Only

Ashland’s Decisions at Every Turn (DAET) Coalition and Hopkinton Organizing for Prevention (HOP)

 

Date:  Wednesday, October 11, 2017

Time: 6:30-8:00 PM

Location: Ashland Public Library

Audience:  Middle and High School Parents

Medication Safety for Older Adults

Dr. John Byrnes, Co-founder and Director of Research and Operations at MetroWest Neuropsychology

Date:  Monday, October 23, 2017
Time:  9:30 AM

Location:  Ashland Community Center

Audience: Older adults, older adults in guardian/child caregiving role

Courageous Conversations: Love, Inclusion, Trust

Jamele Adams and AHS youth

Date: Tuesday, October 24, 2017

Time: 6:30-9:00 PM

Location:  Ashland High School

Audience: Community

Movie & Discussion: Risky Drinking

Ashland’s Decisions at Every Turn (DAET) Coalition and Hopkinton Organizing for Prevention (HOP

Date:  Wednesday, November 8, 2017
Time:  6:30-8:30 PM

Location:  Hopkinton Public Library

Audience:  Middle and High School Parents

Healthy Teen Relationships: What Parents Need to Know

DAET Social Emotional Mental Health (SEMH) Working Group

Date:  Tuesday, November 28, 2017

Time: 7:00-9 :00 PM

Location:  Ashland High School

Audience: Parents of Middle and High School Students

More than Dirt

John Morello, Actor/comedian

Date: Winter

Time: TBD
Location: Keefe Tech
Audience: Parents of Middle and High School Parents

Developmental Approach to Parenting

Jane Greenstein, PhD

Date: Thursday, January 18, 2018

Time: 6:30-8:00 PM
Location: Ashland Public Library
Audience: Pre-K and Elementary Parents

World Café: Let’s Talk About Trauma

DAET Leadership and Partners

Date: Tuesday, January 30, 2018

Time: 7:00-9:00 PM
Location:  AHS Library
Audience: Community

Rumination!

Elizabeth Handley, Founder of Blue Brain Training; M.Ed., LMHC, DCMHS

Date: Monday, February 12, 2018

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

 

Community Book Read: Grit by Angela Duckworth

Parent/teacher pair from Warren and parent/teacher pair from Mindess

 

 

Date: Tuesday, March 13, 2018

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

 

A Positive Passion and Will

John Trautwein, Former Red Sox relief pitcher and co-founder of the Will to Live Foundation

Date: Thursday, March 22, 2018

Time: 7:00-9:00 PM
Location: Hopkinton Middle School Auditorium
Audience: Community

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 1, 2018
Time:  6:30-8:00 PM

Location:  Ashland Public Library

Audience: Parents of High School Seniors