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Parenting Programs and Screenings

Education and prevention can keep you and your loved ones healthy. We invite you to take advantage of the programs, support groups and screenings available.

Middle School Life Skills Training (7-9th Grades)
Parents can learn how to promote positive health and personal development in their children (grades seven through nine).
Tuesdays through December 24; 4:15 to 5:30pm
Milford Health & Wellness, 111 East Catherine Street, Milford, PA
For more information and to register, please call 570-409-8484 x4.
“More than Sad” for Teens
This program will help teenagers understand depression.
Wednesday, December 18; 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Milford Health & Wellness, 111 East Catherine Street, Milford, PA
For more information and to register, please call 570-409-8484, option #4.
Safe Sitter® Baby Sitting Classes
Boys and girls ages 11 to 14 will receive medically accurate, hands-on instruction in pediatric emergency care.
Fee: $60 (includes manual and completion card)
Saturday, December 28; 8:30am to 3:30pm
For locations, or to register, please call 973-579-8653.
Project SEARCH
High school students age 18 to 21 with significant disabilities learn career and independent living skills. Interns who graduate from our program at Newton Medical Center receive competitive employment for 16 hours per week or more at a prevailing wage. Enrollment is now open for September 2020.
For more information or to enroll your child, please call 973-222-1671.
Dialectical Behavior Therapy Teen Group
This 12-week series will help teens ages 14 to 17 how to deal with challenges in their lives and regular their emotions.
Newton Medical Center, 175 High St, Newton, NJ
For more information, meeting dates and times, please call 973-579-8581. To register, please call 1-888-247-1400.


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