Category Archives: Events

Search Institute Workshops

A trainer from the Search Institute will be coming to Missouri to provide workshops in two locations. The same sessions will be offered at both locations.

Lunch is provided!

June 12, 2017 in Hillsboro, MO
June 13, 2017 in Poplar Bluff, MO


Morning Session (9am-12pm):  Building Developmental Relationships in School Communities
This workshop will introduce the Developmental Asset framework and describe the connection to student achievement, show how to build assets for every student, and empower educators to initiate, increase and strengthen the asset-building efforts that already exist in their school.
Who should Attend: Teachers, counselors, administrators, other education professionals, youth workers, youth program leaders, parents, staff from familyserving organizations, members of collective impact partnerships and other community coalitions

Afternoon Session (1pm-4pm):  Engaging Families: A Relationship Based Approach
This workshop is for youth-serving organizations that work with parents and other family members. Participants will be introduced to a research-based approach that builds on family strengths
Who Should Attend: Educators, counselors, school administrators, youth workers, youth program leaders, staff from family serving organizations, members of collective impact partnerships and other community coalitions, parenting and family life educators, family involvement coordinators, and social service providers

Registration Information:

Prescription Drug Awareness Summit

Prescription Drug Awareness Summit
Thursday, March 16, 2017.
9:00am-12:30pm, Caruthersville Pbulic Library
707 West 13th St, Caruthersville, MO

The Pemiscot Drug Awareness Summit is dedicated to raising the awarenes on the critical topic of substances use and measures to implement a drug monitoring system in our community. Summit Topics will include: Local Drug Trends, Prescription Drug Monitoring Program, Safe Disposal of Prescription Drugs, Chasing the Dragon (video), Round Table Discussion of Next Steps

This event is free and lunch is provided for all registered participants

Please register by March 14th: Families Support Coalition, 573-333-5301 Ext 227 OR 573-333-2160 (fax) OR Regional Support Center, 573-888-5925 Ext 1318

Art of Recovery on September 24th at Mill Creek Park on the Plaza

Art of Recovery on September 24th from 11:30AM to 1:00PM at Mill Creek Park on the Plaza (JC Nichols Parkway, North of 46th Terrace)

September is National Recovery Month and in Kansas City First Call and Valley Hope are organizing an event to celebrate recovery by creating “Art for the Sky.” A unique team-building activity, hundreds of people will come together to create an image that is photographed from 80 feet. Join us in celebrating the beauty of recovery. All are welcome.

The event is free. Register at

Youth Mental Health First Aid Training

Youth Mental Health First Aid Trainings
Conducted by Blaire Peters & Annie Jansen
- Tuesday, September 20th, 2016
- Wednesday, October 5th, 2016
- Wednesday, October 26th, 2016
Southeast Missouri State University
One University Plaza, Cape Girardeau, MO 63701
Contact Blaire to register: