2017 Champions for Children Celebration

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Time: 5:30 – 7:00 pm
Location: KBTC Public Television

Come mingle with community member and leaders and be inspired by their efforts to grow a child centered community!

Light refreshments provided. RSVP requested.



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Little Free Library Installation Day


Date: Thursday, October 5th
Time: 3 – 5pm
Location: Family Investment Center
1724 East 44th Street 98404 in Salishan

Join us for a Little Free Library Community Install Day in partnership with Tacoma Rotary #8. We will be installing libraries that were previously built by Rotary members and decorated by children throughout Salishan. These libraries will be stocked with children’s books to promote literacy and encourage a love of reading!


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NEAR @ Home Toolkit: Learn a Practical Application for Home Visitors- Registration Full

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Date: October 12, 2017
Time: 9:00am – 4:00pm Doors open at 8:30am
Location: Bichsel Hall, St. Leo’s Parish
Cost: $40/ person or $250 for a table of 8

Come learn how to use the NEAR @ Home Toolkit and help parents and caregivers understand the effects of abuse, neglect, toxic stress and build resilience. Home visiting professionals are uniquely positioned to talk with parents and caregivers about the NEAR Science –(Neuroscience, Epigenetics, Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) & Resilience).  The NEAR@Home toolkit was created, reviewed, and tested by home visitors, mental health providers, and other experts in the field. It is designed for home visitors with basic knowledge of NEAR science and at least one year of experience. After this training, participants will be able to apply NEAR toolkit in their practice and conduct a NEAR session.

Lunch and door prizes will be provided.
6 CEUs are available.

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