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Events

 Did you miss a webinar?

Watch recorded webinars online

Looking for a webinar that you might have missed seeing live? Find all of our recorded webinars here.

 

Please note: Registration is required to view any recorded webinar.

 Community Coach training

Are you interested in making a real difference in your community and having a positive impact on a person's life?

 

Volunteer coaches help build and strengthen our communities while giving formerly incarcerated individuals the opportunity
>> for community support
>> to create hope for their future
>> to restore and rebuild their lives

Receive free training to learn needed skills for working one-on-one in helping provide referrals, emotional support, and resources for former inmates. No experience, prior qualifications, or education is needed.

All that is needed is the desire to help!

Saturday, June 11, 2022 - 9:00 am to 12:00 pm

MATFORCE | 8056 E. Valley Rd., Suite B, Prescott Valley

To register for any date contact info@YavapaiReentryProject.org or (928) 708-0100.
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 Arizona Drug Summit

Uniting for Solutions

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Wednesday, September 7, 2022
DoubleTree by Hilton | Tempe, AZ

The Arizona Drug Summit is where stakeholders in law enforcement, treatment, prevention, health and education join together to discuss emerging threats, promising practices and what’s working.

Change begins when we work together. The Arizona Drug Summit is Arizona’s opportunity for learning, networking, and creating partnerships that will change lives. We encourage you to join us and become part of the solution to reduce substance use disorders, overdoses and death in our state.

Registration now open! Register today at AZDrugSummit.org for $50, lunch included.

 

 From Inmate to Citizen

Understanding the excitement, fear, and challenges when transitioning from prison into the community

Do you have a loved one who is incarcerated? Incarceration affects the incarcerated individual and their loved ones after release.

Learn about:

  • Difficulties people experience transitioning from prison into the community
  • The different thinking and processing skills between someone who is incarcerated and someone who is not
  • Identify differences in prison culture and daily life
  • Increase awareness about generational trauma
  • Keys to successful reintegration
  • How to communicate with returning individuals
  • How we, as a community, can help individuals return home successfully

Offering both in-person and virtual options!
Wednesday, June 1, 2022  |  5:30 pm to 7:00 pm  | In-Person: Yavapai College – Prescott Campus, 1100 E. Sheldon St. Bldg. 03-119 |  Virtual (Zoom): Register Here

Questions? Contact info@YavapaiReentryProject.org or (928) 708-0100

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 How an Arizona Pharmaceutical Company Broke Bad & Helped Get America Hooked on Opioids

Adapted from the book, "The Hard Sell"

Virtual | Tuesday, June 14, 2022 | 11:00 am to 12:00 pm

Recapping the book, The Hard Sell, James Tobin, Director PFS Grant at Yavapai College, will expand on how pharmaceutical companies - specifically Insys, an Arizona pharmaceutical company - helped create the opioid epidemic from their efforts to drive sales and make money.

Registration is required to attend this virtual event.

Register here for free!

 Parenting Education Classes

Parenting is hard work.  We're here to help.MATFORCE partners with multiple organizations to offer FREE parenting education classes across the county.

Parenting the Love and Logic Way 

A 6-week class on how to reduce the stress of parenting and raise respectful, responsible children.

Click here to view a calendar of FREE parenting classes and workshops.

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 Monthly Youth Drug and Alcohol Impact Panel

 

See calendar for dates and locations.
 

For the health and safety of all participants, the Drug & Alcohol Impact Panels will be held virtually unless otherwise noted. View more information and the current schedule of classes here: 
Prescott
Cottonwood

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 Are you caring for a child in your home?

Check out these free kinship support groups

Kinship families are relationships between individuals who are thought of as having family ties. Examples include grandparents raising grandchildren, aunts and uncles caring for nieces or nephews or foster families.

This support group is hosted virtually by Jennifer Pratt, a grandmother raising her grandchild. Please join us for discussions that help us to take care of ourselves while caring for others. Meetings will include a check-in, discussion topics, resources and addressing current barriers.

When: Monthly groups meet every third Tuesday, 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm, and every third Thursday, 10:00 am to 11:30 am via Zoom.
Join today! Call or text Jennifer at (928) 273-3388 or email her at aliveinnature@gmail.com.

March | Self Care

These sessions will include introductions to tools for self-care, meditation, healthy eating, tapping, and self-forgiveness. Taking care of yourself helps you support the people you love.

         

April | Meeting Your Child Where They Are

A nine-year-old from hard places may not be developmentally where a typical child is at. This month will center on useful tools to use at home. Discussions will incorporate the life book, begin understanding their behavior, and getting to know your child.

May | Setting Limits and Boundaries

Children feel safer with boundaries. Learn how to
design limits for a peaceful household as well as guardianship boundaries that will support
the new family structure.

 

June | Resources for Life Management

How to manage time for yourself. A review of
what’s working and where to find more tips, techniques and summer fun ideas.

 

 

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Safe Prescription Drug Disposal

During normal business hours...
Greater Prescott Area:
  • Chino Valley Police Dept.
  • Prescott Police Dept.
  • Prescott Valley Police Dept.
  • Yavapai County Sheriff's Office - Gurley Street Station and Williamson Valley Substation
  • Yavapai College Police Department - Prescott Campus
Verde Valley Area
  • Camp Verde Marshal's Office
  • NAH-Camp Verde Primary Care
  • Clarkdale Police Dept.
  • Cottonwood Police Dept.
  • Jerome Police Dept.
  • Sedona Police Dept.
  • Yavapai County Sheriff's Office
  • Yavapai College Police Department - Clarkdale Campus
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