Calendar

Oct
22
Mon
Hope Hospice General Grief Support Group
Oct 22 @ 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm

The Center for Hope and Healing provides a monthly general grief group on Mondays. Hope Hospice grief support groups provide a safe, confidential and supportive setting for anyone experiencing a loss and are led by trained facilitators. Please contact 508-957-0304 to register or for more information.

Stop, Slow, Go: Strategies to Address Self-Regulation @ Saint Anne's Hospital: The Fernandes Center for Children & Families
Oct 22 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Mondays, October 22nd – December 10th

This FREE group will be facilitated by an Occupational Therapist and a clinician specifically trained in trauma-focused treatment. The group will also incorporate trauma sensitive yoga techniques by a certified clinician.

This group is for boys and girls ages 8-12 with a history of trauma and their parent/caregivers. The group will provide tools and tips for managing strong feelings in healthy ways through fun and calming sensory-based activities. 

 

School on Wheels @ Family Resource Center
Oct 22 @ 5:45 pm – 7:00 pm

Weekly one-on-one tutoring program for children kindergarten through 12th grade impacted by homelessness. This program is closed for referrals.

Oct
23
Tue
Training Opportunity Hosted By Children’s Advocacy Center and Youth Trauma Program (a program of JRI) and Presented by: National Association for Children of Addiction @ Venus de Milo
Oct 23 @ 8:30 am – 4:30 pm

$22 per day – Lunch will be provided.

 Register online at: www.cacofbc.org/training

Download training flier

What?
Community Trauma Sensitivity Training facilitated by the National Association for Children of Addiction (NACoA).

Day 1: is open to anyone as it will provide important foundational information for anyone working with youth who are exposed to substance abuse disorders. Open to all.

Day 2: is designated for those who work directly with children, in youth serving agencies and can successfully execute educational support groups for the children they are serving. Please email Stephanie Joyal or call 508-674-611 if you are interested on October 24th. Space is limited.

INVITATION ONLY: Informational Meeting with Sandy Hook Promise and Fall River Schools @ Boys and Girls Club of Fall River | Community Room
Oct 23 @ 10:00 am

Join The  Fall River Youth Violence Prevention initiative in a meeting with Sandy Hook Promise and representation of all the schools of Fall River.

During this meeting, Sandy Hook Promise will discuss its free programs that are available with regards to youth violence prevention and suicide prevention.  Additionally, they will explore some potential new initiatives coming to our community.  We welcome everyone’s input as we work toward the collective goal to reduce youth violence in Fall River!

 

Active Parenting the First Five Years @ Family Resource Center
Oct 23 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm

Evidence-based parent education group for 9 week sessions on Tuesdays from 11:00am – 1:00pm. Covers 5 years of parenting, starting from birth to age five with additional topics including temperament, mindfulness, brain development, self-calming, and special needs. School readiness and parent engagement are also addressed during this series. 

Registration is REQUIRED, lunch served and childcare provided with pre-registration. Contact the FRC to register at 508-567-1735

Everybody Walk – Walking Groups @ Wordell Street Parking Lot, off Plymouth Ave., behind the Police Department
Oct 23 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Snapology: Amazing Animals – Build Real Robots! @ Fall River YMCA
Oct 23 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

LEGOS come alive when you learn engineering in one of Snapology’s Amazing Animals Robotics classes! Build a robotic zoo with working motors and sensors! Work in teams under guided instruction to build and program LEGO models. Build a different model each class! Learning is enhanced through use of laptops.

This program is open to students  ages 8-14.
Limit  of 15 students per session.

For more information on this program or to register, contact:
Ja’Nell Henry at 508.675.7841 ext. 124 or jhenry@ymcasc.org

Oct
24
Wed
Training Opportunity Hosted By Children’s Advocacy Center and Youth Trauma Program (a program of JRI) and Presented by: National Association for Children of Addiction @ Venus de Milo
Oct 24 @ 8:30 am – 4:30 pm

$22 per day – Lunch will be provided.

 Register online at: www.cacofbc.org/training

Download training flier

What?
Community Trauma Sensitivity Training facilitated by the National Association for Children of Addiction (NACoA).

Day 1: is open to anyone as it will provide important foundational information for anyone working with youth who are exposed to substance abuse disorders. Open to all.

Day 2: is designated for those who work directly with children, in youth serving agencies and can successfully execute educational support groups for the children they are serving. Please email Stephanie Joyal or call 508-674-611 if you are interested on October 24th. Space is limited.

Oct
25
Thu
Everybody Walk – Walking Groups @ Wordell Street Parking Lot, off Plymouth Ave., - behind the Police Department
Oct 25 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am