Join us to explore the First 1,000 Days – the critical period from preconception to age 2. Learn about the impact of maternal factors on childhood obesity and the role of early childhood factors in promoting healthy weight. Be a part of the discussion about how to support mothers in giving their children a healthy
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Join other healthcare professionals in this one-day training to learn more about nicotine addiction and how to integrate brief, evidence-based tobacco treatment interventions into current practice. The Basic Skills Training is open to all healthcare professionals, prevention professionals, and community members who are interested in learning more about the burden of tobacco and strategies
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The Ethics in Prevention training provides Substance Use Prevention Specialists opportunities to engage in discussions of the six key principles of the Prevention Code of Ethics and explore a four-step decision-making model for assessing, addressing, and evaluating a range of ethical issues. This training provides opportunities to engage in discussions of the six key principles
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This four-day event gives addiction and behavioral health professionals the opportunity to combine in-depth study of an area of special interest with the opportunity to learn in a beautiful, rejuvenating wilderness setting in Waterville Valley, NH. The program includes advanced clinical and administrative skilled-based treatment in best practices and evidence-based practices treatment approaches, as well
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This one day conference is an educational opportunity for professionals working with young adults, ages 18-25, to understand alcohol use issues in Maine and learn practical skills to apply in local communities. Early bird registration fee $25.00 if you pay by August 7th. Registration fee includes continental breakfast and lunch.
This workshop is two 1/2 days (August 9th and August 23rd) will provide participants with eight parenting skills they can immediately use with parents who are struggling to raise children, including skills to help regulate emotions, communicate with kids and avoid judgments. The skills are drawn from Dick’s Dialectical Parenting Group, based on the DBT
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MPHA’s annual conference is the largest statewide meeting dedicated to public health, and we feature the latest science, policy and programming related to public health in Maine. We attract 400+ students and professionals with a shared interest to improve and promote public health – and we hope you will join us! MPHA members registration fee:
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The Edmund N. Ervin Pediatric Center’s Child Development and Behavior Conference at Colby College is a program that brings a science and evidence based approach to understanding interventions that endeavor to improve the lives of children with complex needs. We have national speakers join with our regional and local experts and policy makers to bring
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The conference theme, “Turning the Tide: Maine’s Path Forward in Addressing the Opioid Crisis” will bring people together to discuss the many challenges those with substance use disorder and in recovery face alongside the opportunities that exist moving forward.