Child Care Crisis

PW! Child Care Task Force Goals: 1) Have three mentors with capacity to take a total of 6 students in Clallam County 2) Inform public about Child Care Crisis and need for Child Care Centers and well-trained workers 3) Support the development of a 24/7 child care center in Clallam…

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Building Resilience Against Burnout and Compassion Fatigue: Strategies for Success

October 5 at Jamestown Campus’ Red Cedar Hall from 9 AM to noon. Dr. Marya (“Mary-ah”) Barey, Seattle Psychologist, teacher, mental health supervisor and author, will define Compassion Fatigue, indicate prevention activities for caregivers and increase awareness of personal & professional consequences of Compassion Fatigue.  Dr. Barey will offer effective…

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Early Learning Directory

Please watch this tab for a NEW Searchable Early Learning Directory! If you want to have your program included, send request to info@preventionworkscc.org Our goal with this directory is to help families with young children by publishing a list of early learning programs available and learning resources within Clallam County….

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Early Screening/Child Check

The Early Screening Task Force is working to develop voluntary, free and universal screening of preschool children for social, emotional and behavioral problems.  The Early Screening Task Force developed a model for screening preschool children that focuses on parent engagement and education.  Called Child Check √, it is now conducted by…

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Timeline of Prevention Works! Activities

2020 February 26, 2020 Annual Meeting: Child Care Crisis on the Olympic Peninsula presented by Ann Chihan Program Manager at Child Care Aware Washington. This meeting was attended by over 75 individuals including city and county officials, educators and many social services proveiders and general public. A powerpoint was created to illustrate…

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