Monday, January 31, 2011

Report on How Tobacco Smoke Causes Disease

How Tobacco Smoke Causes Disease: The Biology and Behavioral Basis for Smoking-Attributable Disease is a comprehensive, scientific discussion of how mainstream and secondhand smoke exposures damage the human body.

Bullying: The Village Approach Panel Discussion

Department of Human Services Neighborhood Leadership Institute
Presents: Bullying: The Village Approach Panel Discussion
Tuesday, February 8, 2011; 6:30 – 8:00 p.m.
Main Street Library
110 Main Street Newport News, VA
Panel Discussion: Bullying Overview – Why do people bully, who do they bully, methods of bullying A clinical approach to bullying –Treatment/Solutions: For the bully, for the victim Schools –What does bullying look like in the schools The Law: Criminal Implications
Open Discussion
Admission Free Space is limited
Sponsored by the Newport News Keeping Our Kids Safe Violence Prevention Network

Active Parenting Now

Parenting Children Ages 5 to 12
Mary Immaculate Family Focus is pleased to sponsor an exciting six-week, research-based video and discussion workshop called Active Parenting Now. Active Parenting Now is organized around the parenting skills necessary for instilling cooperation, courage, responsibility and self-esteem in children. Parents will learn nonviolent discipline skills that really work and how they an set rules that their children can understand and follow. We will explore the goals of behavior and discover how the power of encouragement helps children learn positive behavior. Parents
will learn the importance of taking care of themselves as well as their child.
Tuesdays, February 15 to March 22, 2011 (6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.)
Bon Secours Mary Immaculate Hospital
Medical Pavilion Entrance, First Floor
2 Bernardine Drive, Newport News, VA 23602
FREE!!To register or for more information, call (757) 886-6511 or e-mail