Caregivers Back-to-School Series
Tools to Support Youth Well-Being
Join us in October 2022
Caregivers play one of the biggest roles in keeping youth safe and healthy.
A key caregiver role is helping youth understand that their health and well-being—now and in the future—are not simply a matter of chance, but something youth can influence with their actions.
Register for any or all of our free sessions today to learn ways you can have meaningful health discussions and help youth build trusting relationships with their healthcare providers.
Building Blocks for School Health
Wed, Oct 5, 2022, 07:00 PM
Dayna Bennett, Public Health Nurse Consultant, Oakland Schools
Letha Martin, Immunization Program Supervisor, Oakland County Health Division
A virtual conversation about age appropriate recommendations for dental visits, immunizations, and identifying students with chronic health conditions.
Let's Talk About It: A Conversation for Caring Adults
Thu, Oct 6, 2022, 07:00 PM
Let's Talk About It: A Virtual Conversation for Caring Adults
Wed, Oct 12, 2022, 07:00 PM
Averett Robey, HAVEN
Tonya Womack, Carehouse of Oakland County
Christina Harvey, Oakland Schools
Join us to learn about how sexual violence is impacting youth in Oakland County. Explore concrete tools and resources to navigate conversations with youth about sexual violence and help keep them safe. *Repeat session*
Ashley Sansom, Oakland Community Health Network
Lillian McCoy, Oakland Community Health Network
Trisha Zizumbo, Oakland Community Health Network
Learn signs and symptoms that youth may be experiencing a mental health concern and discuss the benefits of early identification and intervention. Participants will learn about OCHN services, resources, and trainings, as well as two programs to support youth mental health: Mental Health Access and Juvenile Justice Diversion Project and the School Mental Navigator program.
Additional Health Resources for Caregivers
Social Media Safety
What does my child need to know about social media? Social media is a communication tool used to interact with others online or via a mobile app. Popular social media tools include Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, and Snapchat. Each site offers a different way to share information, connect with friends, or collaborate with others.
Substance Misuse Prevention
Free or low cost health coverage for children under the age of 19 or pregnant women of any age. Go to MIBridges at www.mibridges.michigan.gov/access or call the MI Child and Healthy Kids number: 888.988.6300.