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Kids' Health (Pediatrics)

Big Brother/Big Sister Class

$5

with SMHC Birthing Suite

Calendar Next available session starts Feb 4, 2020 at 6 pm
5 additional sessions through Dec 1, 2020

Big Brothers or Big Sisters can have an opportunity for special time with Mom or Dad before their new baby arrives. This class includes:

  • Role play with their own special doll/stuffed animal you bring from home
  • Watch a movie about being a big sibling
  • Have story time 
  • Take a "field trip" to the Birthing Suite to see where Mom will be once the new baby arrives

This class will last exactly ONE hour. Recommended for Children ages 3 to 7. Mom should be in her last trimester. Class FEE is per family. When checking out, please do not add your children as attendees.

Safe Travels ~ Car Seat Class

Free

with Alicia Provost, SMHC Birthing Suite

Calendar Next available session starts Feb 13, 2020 at 6 pm
5 additional sessions through Dec 10, 2020

Car seat safety has changed a lot over the years. Do you know the safest way to buckle your baby up?

This class helps inform parents, grandparents and other caregivers of the importance of proper child restraint use (car seats) for their infant. You will learn:

  • Evidance-based information
  • Do's and Dont's of car seat safety
  • Proper installation of infant seat & base

Please bring your infant seat, base and owner's manuals for both the seat & your vehicle (if possible). A variety of car seats will be present for demonstration purposes as well.

Safe Sitter

$50

with Brittany Shaw and Carol Welsh, WMH Family Birthplace

Calendar Next available session starts Feb 17, 2020 at 9 am
3 additional sessions through Aug 17, 2020

DO YOU WANT TO EARN MONEY AND HAVE FUN AT THE SAME TIME?

THEN SIGN UP FOR A SAFE SITTER CLASS NOW!!!

This nationally acclaimed program developed by Dr. Patricia Keener is a medically accurate, hands-on instructional program designed for young adolescents that teaches boys and girls how to be stay safe at home, have fun with children, as well as handle emergencies and behavior problems.

Classes are geared to students ages 11 -14. 

A scholarship for $15 is available upon request.

Vaping: The Stealth Epidemic (IN PERSON)

Free

with MaineHealth Learning Resource Center

Calendar Next available session starts Feb 24, 2020 at 6 pm

Do you know what a Suorin is, or what it looks like?
Would you know if the new sweatshirt your teen bought is actually a vaping device?
How many kids in Maine are really vaping anyway and how are they doing it in plain sight?

These are some of the questions that we will be tackling at our panel discussion regarding the youth vaping epidemic. Join us to hear how to talk to the teens in your life, check out the latest products and how easy they are to hide and hear the latest research on teen use and health impact.

Panelists will include a district tobacco prevention specialist, a substance use prevention specialist and a local school administrator. Panelists will speak for about half of the session and then open the discussion up for questions from the audience. Light refreshments and resources will be available.

Panelists:

Hawa Shir, Tobacco Prevention Specialist at City of Portland, Public Health Division

Emily DaSilva, MPH, Substance Use Prevention Coordinator, from the Opportunity Alliance 

Molly Montgomery, LCPC, Student Assistance Counselor, Scarborough High School

Vaping: The Stealth Epidemic (ONLINE)

Free

with MaineHealth Learning Resource Center

Calendar Next available session starts Feb 24, 2020 at 6 pm

Do you know what a Suorin is, or what it looks like? Would you know if the new sweatshirt your teen bought is actually a vaping device?How many kids in Maine are really vaping anyway and how are they doing it in plain sight?

These are some of the questions that we will be tackling at our panel discussion regarding the youth vaping epidemic. Join us to hear how to talk to the teens in your life, check out the latest products and how easy they are to hide and hear the latest research on teen use and health impact.

Panelists will include a district tobacco prevention specialist, a substance use prevention specialist and a local school administrator. Panelists will speak for about half of the session and then open the discussion up for questions from the audience. 

Panelists:

Hawa Shir, Tobacco Prevention Specialist at City of Portland, Public Health Division

Emily DaSilva, MPH, Substance Use Prevention Coordinator, from the Opportunity Alliance 

Molly Montgomery, LCPC, Student Assistance Counselor, Scarborough High School





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