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Project AWARE ~ Advancing Wellness and Resiliency in Education

We are partnering with the Parenting Place to offer “Coping with Stress”  Please join us!

Sunday, May 16, 2021

4:30 PM

This is a VIRTUAL program on Zoom (links are sent 48hrs prior to workshop)

Class is taught by Michael Scott, Parent Educator, The Parenting Place

You can sign up for the webinar here

 

We are partnering with the Parenting Place to offer “Sleep Tight; Schedules, Bedtimes and Routines”  Please join us!

Sunday, May 23, 2021

4:30 PM

This is a VIRTUAL program on Zoom (links are sent 48hrs prior to workshop)

Class is taught by Michael Scott, Parent Educator, The Parenting Place

You can sign up here

WHAT IS PROJECT AWARE?

The Project AWARE grant, provided through Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), aims to increase awareness of behavioral and mental health issues among school-aged youth by promoting awareness among students, training school staff, and providing families with community resources.  The School District of La Crosse was awarded over $2.5 million to support its work under the grant.

 

WHERE IS PROGRAMMING IMPLEMENTED?

The Project AWARE grant is being implemented in Chippewa Falls, La Crosse, and Lakeland.

 

WHAT IS THE TIMELINE FOR THE PROJECT AWARE GRANT?

This is a five-year grant that runs from Spring 2019-2024.

 

WHAT ARE THE GOALS OF PROJECT AWARE?

  1. Increase the capacity for schools to respond to onsite mental health
  2. Increase youth and family voice and authentic engagement
  3. Improve cross-system collaboration to improve mental health supports for children and youth
  4. Increase access to and engagement of mental health wellness and treatment resources for children and youth

Online/Virtual Events

Storytime begins Wednesday, January 13th. Join us each Wednesday for a new book! Please check out our facebook page for recordings here

Local community events, support, workshops and classes

The Parenting Place has a newsletter for all events, workshops and activities. https://www.theparentingplace.net/parents/

Welcome to “Steady Heads Open Hearts” – a collection of Mental Health and Mindfulness resources for you.

Sarah is currently the Mental Health Director for the La Crosse Area Family YMCA in La Crosse, WI, developing and piloting training materials to increase mental health literacy across the Y movement and globe. Sarah is also an adjunct professor at Winona State University in the Counselor Education Program in Winona, MN, and Winona’s first ever Creative Laureate. Sarah has a name tag that identifies her as the Happiness Fairy.

Sarah Johnson is a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC). She has been working with humans for thirty years and has experience in prevention, youth development, health promotion as well as her clinical work.

Watch Mindful Minute or Dinner Table Resilience episodes here

For any LGBTQIA+ resources and programs, click here

This event is from the Indigenous Peoples Club at Central High School.

Wednesday May, 5th

5pm on Zoom

You can access the event here