2018-2019 Parent Education Series
Schools helping children to become healthy members of the community
The Blunt Truth About Marijuana – September 26, 2018 6:30-8:00 PM Central DeWitt High School
A look at how teens are being impacted by marijuana legalization in Colorado and what parents need to know. Presented by Ben Cort, SAM.
The Heroin Epidemic – September 27, 2018 6:00-8:00 PM River Church, Clinton
A story of heroin addiction, incarceration, and losing a son to an overdose. Presented by Tim Ryan.
Optimizing Technology for Your Kids – October 3, 2018 6:00-8:00 PM Clinton Middle School
What every parent needs to know about social media, cell phones, and the internet. Presented by Partnership@DrugFreeIowa.org.
Hidden in Plain Sight – November 5, 2018 6:00-8:00 PM Fulton High School
Insights into youth substance abuse, drug paraphernalia, and concealment of illicit drugs and alcohol.
Anxiety & Depression in Teens – November 28, 2018 6:00-8:00 PM Camanche Middle School
Recognizing the signs and symptoms of anxiety and depression in teens and helping them to cope. A look at available community resources.
Bullying – December 6, 2018 6:00-8:00 PM Clinton Middle School
Defining and examining bullying in school and on social media. Information on the effects of bullying and how parents can help their children.
Vaping, JUULING, E-cigs – January 15, 2019 6:00-8:00 PM St. Joseph School, DeWitt
Examining the many new ways in which teens obtain, consume, and become addicted to nicotine.
Human Trafficking – January 30, 2019 6:00-8:00 PM Camanche Middle School
A report on human trafficking (including sex and labor trafficking) in our area. Heeding the warning signs of trafficking activity.
Trauma – February 12, 2019 6:00-8:00 PM Clinton Middle School
Understanding the impact of trauma on brain development. Helping adolescents deal with trauma.
Oxy, Lean, Xs, Addy – March 7, 2019 6:00-8:00 PM Camanche Middle School
What parents need to know about the everyday abuse of prescription and over-the-counter drugs by youth.
Sexting & Cell Phone Safety – March 26, 2019 6:00-8:00 PM Central DeWitt High School
Understanding that sexting is a form of child pornography. Examining sexting from legal and emotional perspectives.
Underage Drinking – April 11, 2019 6:00-8:00 PM Clinton Middle School
Recognizing new trends in the consumption of alcohol. Preventing early initiation and use in your own home.
Stress & Transitions – April 30, 2019 6:00-8:00 PM St. Joseph School, DeWitt
Understanding how major life transitions, such as going into high school, can foster stress and cause risky behaviors in adolescents.
For details or more information,
call 563-241-4371 or visit www.communitycommitted.com
Camanche School District, Central DeWitt Community School District, Clinton Community School District, Riverbend School District, and St. Joseph Catholic School are partnering with the
Camanche- DeWitt Coalition and Gateway ImpACT Coalition to offer this educational series.