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November 27, 2020

Rise Together

Want to strengthen emotional bonds with your child? Join other families to participate in adult group discussion and developmentally appropriate activities for young children. Together, you and your family will grow, learn, and play with each other and your neighbors.

Dinner is served between 5:00–5:45 p.m. and group starts promptly at 6:00 p.m. Parent-child interactions are from 7:00–8:00 p.m.

Learn More

For more information, contact Nicole Banner at 412.727.6649 or nicole@tryingtogether.org.

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October 23, 2020

Rise Together

Want to strengthen emotional bonds with your child? Join other families to participate in adult group discussion and developmentally appropriate activities for young children. Together, you and your family will grow, learn, and play with each other and your neighbors.

Dinner is served between 5:00–5:45 p.m. and group starts promptly at 6:00 p.m. Parent-child interactions are from 7:00–8:00 p.m.

Learn More

For more information, contact Nicole Banner at 412.727.6649 or nicole@tryingtogether.org.

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September 25, 2020

Rise Together

Want to strengthen emotional bonds with your child? Join other families to participate in adult group discussion and developmentally appropriate activities for young children. Together, you and your family will grow, learn, and play with each other and your neighbors.

Dinner is served between 5:00–5:45 p.m. and group starts promptly at 6:00 p.m. Parent-child interactions are from 7:00–8:00 p.m.

Learn More

For more information, contact Nicole Banner at 412.727.6649 or nicole@tryingtogether.org.

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August 28, 2020

Rise Together

Want to strengthen emotional bonds with your child? Join other families to participate in adult group discussion and developmentally appropriate activities for young children. Together, you and your family will grow, learn, and play with each other and your neighbors.

Dinner is served between 5:00–5:45 p.m. and group starts promptly at 6:00 p.m. Parent-child interactions are from 7:00–8:00 p.m.

Learn More

For more information, contact Nicole Banner at 412.727.6649 or nicole@tryingtogether.org.

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July 24, 2020

Rise Together

Want to strengthen emotional bonds with your child? Join other families to participate in adult group discussion and developmentally appropriate activities for young children. Together, you and your family will grow, learn, and play with each other and your neighbors.

Dinner is served between 5:00–5:45 p.m. and group starts promptly at 6:00 p.m. Parent-child interactions are from 7:00–8:00 p.m.

Learn More

For more information, contact Nicole Banner at 412.727.6649 or nicole@tryingtogether.org.

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July 22, 2020

Community Check-Up

Community Check-Up is a satellite clinic of Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh. Every second and fourth Wednesday, an advanced practice provider and pediatrician see children and young adults ages birth–26 years old (birthday). Services include:

  • Asthma and Allergy Care Check-Ups
  • Driver Permit Physicals
  • Hearing and Vision Screenings
  • Immunizations and Flu Shots
  • Lead and Anemia Screenings
  • Mental Health Services and Resources
  • Needs-Based Resources
  • Sports Physicals
  • WIC Forms

Schedule an Appointment

To schedule an appointment, call 412.310.7114. The last appointment begins at 3:30 p.m.

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July 8, 2020

Community Check-Up

Community Check-Up is a satellite clinic of Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh. Every second and fourth Wednesday, an advanced practice provider and pediatrician see children and young adults ages birth–26 years old (birthday). Services include:

  • Asthma and Allergy Care Check-Ups
  • Driver Permit Physicals
  • Hearing and Vision Screenings
  • Immunizations and Flu Shots
  • Lead and Anemia Screenings
  • Mental Health Services and Resources
  • Needs-Based Resources
  • Sports Physicals
  • WIC Forms

Schedule an Appointment

To schedule an appointment, call 412.310.7114. The last appointment begins at 3:30 p.m.

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June 24, 2020

Introduction to the ASQ3 and the ASQ:SE 2

By attending “An Introduction to the ASQ3 and the ASQ:SE 2,” participants will learn how to use the ASQ3 and ASQ:SE 2 as screening tools for children ages 3 months to 5 years. This session will provide information on how to administer and score the screener and share results of the screener with families. Resources for making referrals to additional services will be included if needed.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this course, learners will be able to:

    • define and discuss the benefits of developmental screening;
    • describe features of ASQ-3 and ASQ:SE-2;
    • score ASQ-3 and ASQ:SE-2;
    • understand the importance of sensitive communication of screening results; and
    • discuss the process for referring children to appropriate agencies.

Available Dates

To access this course, use the links below or enter the event ID on the Pennsylvania PD Registry website.

More Information

For questions, please contact Annie Skamangas-Scaros at 412.608.2594 or ecetacademy@gmail.com.

*Information provided by the Pennsylvania Key

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Mindful Self-Compassion | Webinar Series

Join the Brazelton Touchpoints Center, the Center for Child and Family Well-being at the University of Washington, and the Center for Mindful Self-Compassion for their three-part webinar series, “Mindful Self-Compassion.”

About the Series

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Brazelton Touchpoints Center, the Center for Child and Family Well-being at the University of Washington, and the Center for Mindful Self-Compassion have teamed up for a three-part webinar series that will introduce families and family-facing providers to mindful self-compassion (MSC) practices to help them care for themselves and each other.

Available Webinars

    • Co-creating Heart Skills in Early Childhood Programs and Systems | June 24, 2020 | 3 p.m.
      This third webinar will explore how early childhood programs and systems use mindfulness and self-compassion to support their providers and the families and communities they serve. Participants will learn about the approaches diverse early childhood organizations are taking to adapt and integrate mindfulness and compassion to deeply inform organizational culture and systems change.

More Information

For more information, visit the Brazelton Touchpoints Center website.

*Information provided by the Brazelton Touchpoints Center

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June 19, 2020

Growing Together: Lunch & Learn Series

Join the Women & Girls Foundation, Pathways PA, and MomsRising on Fridays at noon for a “lunch and learn” series to discuss how families are adapting, how communities can come together to support each other during this time, and what resources are available to help families thrive.

About

Every week presenters will discuss a hot topic for working people and families, including paid leave, eldercare, parenting young kids, and more. Stop by to connect to resources, ask questions, meet others, and share what you’re experiencing.

Registration

To register and learn more, visit the event webpage.