Resources Following the Tragedy in Orlando
We are deeply saddened by the killings in Orlando this past weekend. We offer several resources for dealing with grief following a tragedy:
For further information and resources: The Pride Center of Vermont
In case you missed it: Howard Center staff joins with others on VPR's Vermont Edition to offer support following the shootings in Orlando.
Save the Date: June 27
Gubernatorial Candidates Take Part in Forum:
Community Health and Support Services
Gubernatorial candidates Matt Dunne, Peter Galbraith, Bruce Lisman, Sue Minter, and Phil Scott will participate in a forum focused on “Community Health and Support Services.” Peter Mallary, Vice President of Government Relations and Community Outreach for The Vermont Association for Mental Health and Addiction Recovery, will moderate the event.
The forum is presented by Vermont Care Partners, the Vermont Association for Mental Health and Addiction Recovery, the VNAs of Vermont, the Vermont Association of Area Agencies on Aging, the Community of Vermont Elders, and Vermont PBS.
Effective Facilitator Training
Do you facilitate meetings, groups, teams, community conversations? Do you want to develop and enhance your ability to facilitate meetings that are engaging, bring out the best in people and teams, and produce results?
If you are seeking an opportunity to improve your facilitation skills, consider our nine-month Effective Facilitator Training Program, offered by Debbie Mintz.
Debbie Mintz, MSW is the Chief Organizational Development Officer at Howard Center. Debbie began her career as a school-based clinician in Seattle. With certification training in both Organizational Development and Executive Coaching, Debbie has committed her professional life to building the capacity of organizational systems and communities through project leadership, network and collaboration building, facilitation, training, and consultation.
Click here for training details.
For more information, contact, Debbie Mintz at DebbieM@howardcenter.org.
Zoe's Race 2016: Registration is Open
Register before July 15 to receive a discount and to be entered into a drawing for some terrific prizes.
Join us as a runner, sponsor, or contributor to help raise money for home accessibilty projects for Howard Center clients and families.
Spring Community Education Series:
Thank you to the sponsors of our Spring Community Education Series: Dealer.com, Rock Point Advisors, and VCAM.
If you missed the May 19 session, "Six Myths and Five Secrets of Better Sleep," check out the video of the presentation.
For more information, visit our Community Education Series website page. You will also find links to the Powerpoint presentations and videos from previous sessions.
Ever Thought About Providing Foster Care?
Katie Nee, Resource Coordinator for Howard Center's Comprehensive Care Program, says there is an ongoing and urgent need for compassionate community members to parent or support children throughout Vermont.
Listen to some of the community members who have stepped up to help children in our community.
For more information, visit our Howard Center webpages.
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