Smart Connections® is a free program from Trauma Smart® for 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 every Friday in June from 10:00 to 11:00 a.m. in the Children’s Department at the Livingston County Library. Classes include: “Managing the Ups & Downs”; “Reading the Signs”; “Creating Comfort”; “Encouraging Growth”; and “Feelings Detective.”
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.
There is no charge to attend classes. Parents and Caregivers who are interested in attending should call the Health Center at 646-5506 to register, or visit our website: www.livcohealthcenter.com to access the online application. Registration cards are available in the Children’s Department at the Library as well.
Livingston County Children's Library
Friday, June 1st - Manage the Ups and Downs by learning how to take care of themselves so they can better care for their children.
Friday, June 8th - Read the Signs and strengthen connections with your children.
Friday June 15th - Create Comfort by implementing routines and rituals with your children.
Friday, June 22nd - Encouraging Growth by learning about praise and how it affects behaviors.
Friday, June 29th - Feelings Detective and help your child identify his/her feelings, energy and moods.
If you would like to attend one or all of the classes please fill out this form.
Smart Connections® is brought to you FREE of charge by the
Livingston County Health Center
Livingston County Health Center is an equal opportunity provider.
The USDA is an equal opportunity provider and employer. 800 Adam Drive Chillicothe, MO 64601 Phone: 660-646-5506 Fax: 660-646-4485