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October 2021

It Happens Here: What to Know and How to Help Children Experiencing Domestic Violence

October 29 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

In light of Domestic Violence Awareness Month, Wilton Youth Council invites you to learn more about how you can support children in our community. In this webinar, participants will learn: the risks of children's exposure to domestic violence and how caring adults can support resiliency how to identify children who are experiencing violence at home how to help and where to find resources. Panelists: Georgette Harrison, LPC, Child Guidance Center of Southern CT Ann Rodwell-Lawton, MSW, Domestic Violence Crisis Center…

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November 2021

Drinking, Smoking, Vaping: Trends in Teen Use and What Parents Can Do

November 9 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am

What exactly is "normal" when it comes to adolescent "experimentation" with alcohol, vaping and other risky behaviors? Parents may not be aware that affluence is a risk factor for teens' exposure to and use of alcohol, tobacco, cannabis and liquid nicotine (vaping) and that many high achieving teens are secretly engaged in these behaviors. In this workshop, Elizabeth Driscoll Jorgensen, CADC, Director of Insight Counseling, will help parents understand the current trends in teen behaviors as well as the possible…

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