CNOCC February 10 Meeting 

Community Network Meeting – Tuesday, February 10, 2015 3:00 – 5:00 pm (Networking 4:30 – 5:00) MSPCC, 206 Breed’s H
ill Road, Hyannis MA
  This month’s topic is: Youth Development- Programs and  Services for Transition Age Youth 15-24 Years. We have invited: Siobhan Henshaw, Plain Talk Tresa Salters, Parent Information Network Julianne Dillon, Kennedy Donovan Center Steven Wolfe, YMCA Cape Cod plus a few more  

Department of Human Services seeks Coordinator for Massachusetts Opioid Abuse Prevention Collaborative (MOAPC) in Barnstable County

Barnstable County, through its Chief Procurement Officer and on behalf of the Department of Human Services, seeks a qualified contractor to assist the Department in coordinating the “Massachusetts Opioid Abuse Prevention Collaborative” ( MOAPC) in Barnstable County.   The purpose of the Massachusetts Opioid Abuse Prevention Collaborative (MOAPC) grant program is to implement local policy, practice, systems, and/or environmental changes to prevent the misuse/abuse of opioids, prevent/reduce unintentional deaths and non-fatal hospital events associated with opioid poisonings. Grant funds will be used to plan and support initiatives that benefit the region.  Additionally, this program provides support for groups of municipalities Continue reading

CNOCC January 13 Meeting Notice

This month’s topic is: Identifying and Reducing Risks for Child Abuse We have invited: Leslie Moreland, MA, LMHC, Mental Health Coordinator and Beth Christensen Forensic Sexual Abuse Consultant/Forensic Interviewer from Children’s Cove Chris Morin from Independence House will present on the Enough Abuse Campaign. January 13 from 3 to 4:30 with an additional ½ hour for networking and continuing the conversation. Community Network meeting is held at the MSPCC conference room, 206 Breeds Hill Road, Hyannis  

Understanding Youth Culture

A Workshop for Mentors and Youth Serving Organizations Thursday, January 15 9:00 AM to Noon Falmouth Public Library Featuring Mass Mentoring Partnership trainer Nathaniel Baum and a student panel, this workshop will provide attendees with insights and perspective on today’s youth by exploring the role and influence of social media, as well as obstacles and challenges facing Cape Cod youth. Brought to you by Falmouth VIPS For more information click here

Black Light Zumba Party

Kick off the New Year with Black Light Zumba Party Part Three   Party under the lights. Wear White or Neon to Glow! Where: Hyannis Youth and Community Center When: January 2, 2015 Time: 6PM to 8PM Cost: $10.00 and a can of non-perishable food.   Brought to you by: YMCA Cape Cod – Healthy Living

FREE Effective Parenting Class

The Coalition for Children & The Children’s Trust are offering a FREE Effective Parenting Class With Lee Burwell *Based on the teachings of Bonnie Harris, M.Ed. Parent Educator and Author A unique class for parents with young children Thursday nights beginning on January 15 from 5:45 to 7:45 PM Dinner and childcare available For more information click here

Preventing Substance Use and Peer Pressure for Adolescents

SouthBay Mental Health is offering a six session group for youth ages 14-18 providing an overview for creating positive peer relationships, identifying healthy social situations, and developing proper decision making skills. Where: SouthBay Mental Health, 470 Main Street, Mashpee When: Tuesdays 5:30 – 6:30 PM from January 6 to February 10, 2015 for more information please call: Casey Koehler, MA at 508-760-1475 ext. 312

Enough Abuse Campaign

Join us for a community forum WHY? – Learn about the current efforts of the Enough Abuse Campaign and how you can get involved with this community initiative.  WHEN? –   Tuesday, January 13, 2015 WHERE? – First Congregational Church, 68 Main St., Falmouth TIME? – 6:00-8:00 PM Refreshments Served WHAT? – An informational session will be held and then the documentary, AUDIENCE: Service Providers, educators, parents, community members and all those concerned about the safety of our children. Limited seating, registration required. RSVP to Chris Morin at: Presented by: Independence House, Inc., MENTOR, Cape Cod Children’s Place, and the Cape Cod Neighborhood Continue reading