2013 Prevention Education Webcasts
August 19–23: Sexting: Flirtation or Felony?
Alison Feigh: Program Coordinator, JWRC
This webinar will provide an overview of “Sexting”, the issue of sending sexual images via cell phones as it relates to youth. Special attention will be given to current research on prevalence as well as the intersection of teenage brain development and accessible technology. Prevention strategies, including ideas from teens themselves, will be offered for participants.
December 2-6: Self-Care in Simple Steps: How Professional Can Be Role Models for the Peoples they Serve While Taking Care of Themselves
Michelle Fournier, JWRC
Those who work in helping professions pride themselves with their ability to positively impact and support the people they serve, but what about taking care of themselves? How can you find time for self-care in an already overbooked schedule? Does the disconnect between what you know and what you do create a barrier to providing effective services? By exploring self-care practices related to nutrition, exercise, communication and self-awareness, this webcast will offer simple steps professionals can incorporate into their daily lives to benefit not only themselves, but also the people they are helping.
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