2018 Parent Education Series

The Blunt Truth About Marijuana

A look at how teens are being impacted by marijuana legalization in Colorado and what parents need to know. Presented by Ben Cort, SAM

SEPTEMBER 26, 2018 6:30-8:00 PM Central DeWitt High School 

The Heroin Epidemic

A story of heroin addiction, incarceration, and losing a son to an overdose.  Presented by Tim Ryan

SEPTEMBER 27, 2018, 6:00-8:00 PM at River Church,  823 S. 3rd Street, Clinton, Iowa

Optimizing Technology for Your Kids

What every parent needs to know about social medial, cell phones, and the internet.  Presented by Partnership@DrugFreeIowa.org

OCTOBER 3, 2018, 6:00-8:00 PM, Clinton Middle School

Hidden in Plain Sight

Insights into youth substance abuse, drug paraphernalia, and concealment of illicit drugs and alcohol.

NOVEMBER 5, 2018, 6:00-8:00 PM Fulton High School, Fulton, IL

Anxiety & Depression in Teens

Recognizing the signs and symptoms of anxiety and depression in teens and helping them to cope.  A look at available community resources.

NOVEMBER 28, 2018, 6:00-8:00PM, Camanche Middle School


Defining and examing bullying in school and on social media.  Information on the effects of bullying and how parents can help their children.

DECEMBER 6, 2018, 6:00-8:00 PM, Clinton Middle School

2019 Parent EduCATION SERIES

Vaping, JUULING, E-cigs

Examing the many new ways in which teens obtain, consume, and become addicted to nicotine.

JANUARY 15, 2018, 6:00-8:00 PM, St. Joseph School, DeWitt, Iowa

Human Trafficking

A report on human trafficking (including sex and labor trafficking) in our area.  Heading the warning signs of trafficking activity.

JANUARY 30, 2019, 6:00-8:00 PM, Camanche Middle School


Understanding the impact of trauma on brain development.  Helping adolescents deal with trauma.

FEBRUARY 12, 2019, 6:00-8:00 PM, Clinton Middle School

Oxy, Lean, Xs, Addy

What parents need to know about the everyday abuse of prescription and over-the-counter drugs by youth.

MARCH 7, 2019, 6:00-8:00 PM, Camanche Middle School

Sexting& Cell Phone Safety

Understanding that sexting is a form  of child pornography.  Examining sexting from legal and emotional perspectives.

March 26, 2019; 6:00 -8:00 PM, Central DeWitt High School

Underage Drinking

Recognizing new trends in the consumption of alcohol.  Preventing early initiation and use in your own home.

APRIL 11, 2019, 6;00-8:00 PM, Clinton Middle School

Stress & Transitions

Understanding how major life transitions, such as going into high school can foster stress and cause risky behaviors in adolescents.

APRIL 30, 2019; 6:00-8:00 PM, St. Joseph School, DeWitt, Iowa


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