Livingston County Health Center would like to announce a Smart Connections® class series beginning on Thursday, February 1st at 5:00 p.m. in Tiffany Acree’s classroom at the Chillicothe Early Learning Center, located at 900 Coach K Street.
Smart Connections® is a free program from Trauma Smart® for parents and caregivers to connect, network and enhance skills in a relaxed and engaging atmosphere. Anyone who deals with kids can add tools to address challenging behaviors as well as to increase connection with your child.
Mary Taylor, RN and Maternal Child Health Coordinator at the Health Center will be the instructor. Classes will be held on Thursday evenings from 5-6 p.m. Topics include: “Managing the Ups & Downs”; “Reading the Signs”; “Creating Comfort”; “Encouraging Growth” and “Creating a Calm Down Spot.”
Smart Connections® complements the Trauma Smart program implemented in Chillicothe R-II grades Kindergarten through 5th grade. The project was funded by the Livingston County Health Center, Chillicothe R-II School District and special funding from the Crittendon Foundation.