Summer Parenting Class Open for Registration Registration is open for LACASA Center’s Nurturing Parenting class, which begins in June and will be held in a virtual format. The Nurturing Parenting program is an eight-week course, designed specifically for parents of young children (newborn to 11), and focuses on teaching parents about empathy, appropriate expectations, and positive discipline. Participants in the course learn about setting appropriate expectations, positive discipline, power and
One of VINA's very first volunteers, Carol Glenn, is retiring from VINA and moving on to the next chapter of her life. Carol's last day at VINA was April 14, 2021, marking more than 12 years of service to VINA and those we serve.Carol has been with the clinic since its inception. She did the intake appointment for VINA’s very first patient in 2008. She is a vital part of the heart and soul of VINA. She has seen VINA grow and change for more than a decade and has remained dedicated to helping those in need
Grab Your Lunch & Join Us The Prevention of Elder Abuse, Neglect & Exploitation Coalition (P.E.A.N.E.) presents:FINANCIAL EXPLOITATION & HOW TO PROTECT YOURSELF AND LOVED ONESMAY 12, 2021 11:30a – 12:30p – Virtually Join us for a 1-hour presentation with Q & A period. Topics covered are: • Keeping your money safe. • What to look out for when working with and choosing a financial advisor. • What to do if you are in a position where you suspect someone is being victimized by financial exploitation (how
Nearly 1 in 5 U.S. hiring decision-makers say the COVID-19 pandemic negatively impacted their company's ability to retain working parents in the workplace. This is according to a new survey from The Harris Poll commissioned by Express Employment Professionals. Specifically, nearly 1 in 4 (23%) believe the pandemic has had a greater negative impact on working mothers, between two and three times higher than those who believe the pandemic has had a greater negative impact on working fathers
The 2021 Champion for Children award recipient was announced recently during LACASA’s Child Abuse Prevention (CAP) Council’s virtual “Plant a Pinwheel Celebration.” Sandra Parker was named the winner in honor ofher personal, professional, and community-wide work supporting and empowering children and youth in Livingston County.The Champion for Children award is a joint effort between the CAP Council and the Great Start Collaborative of Livingston County to recognize outstanding individuals who devote
Annual Celebrity Golf Scramble Benefits Abused Children The community can golf for good and support children at LACASA Center by registering for the organization’s annual “Drive Out Child Abuse” Celebrity Golf Scramble set for June 28, 2021, at Oak Pointe Country Club in Brighton. All proceeds from this fundraiser help vulnerable victims of child abuse from the community. Golfers will mix and mingle with professional sports celebrities while they play for charity. Attendees are welcome to take photos
Wake Up Livingston has purchased the Reality Tour Program for use in Livingston County and is hosting this event for FREE. The tour is recommended for children age 10 and up when accompanied by their parent. Advance reservation is necessary, as space is limited.Register at https://livcorealitytour2021.eventbrite.com.