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May 2022

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CASA Volunteer training

Join us beginning May 25th for our 6-week CASA Volunteer Training on Wednesdays from 5-8pm in our Huron Office located at 219 E. Huron Ave., Bad Axe, MI 48413 Children in foster care who have a CASA volunteer are more likely to succeed in school and adjust to change. And they’re half as likely to re-enter the foster care system later. Applications are due May 11th! Fill out an application here: https://cancouncil.app.neoncrm.com/np/clients/cancouncil/projectList.jsp

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June 2022

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MDT Meet & Greet – Bay/Arenac Counties

An open invitation for all Bay/Arenac County Children's Advocacy Center (CAC) Multi-Disciplinary team members The CAN Council is welcoming all Bay and Arenac County law enforcement, Judges, Department of Health & Human Services (DHHS) personnel, Prosecutor's Office personnel, and Victim Services advocates, who are involved with our Children's Advocacy Center (CAC) for an informal 'Meet and Greet'. This meeting is an opportunity to introduce yourself, your staff, and to share your program's purpose as it relates to child abuse and neglect. Our CAC staff will be in attendance to answer any questions or concerns you may have regarding our services.…

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2022 GolfSit Fundraiser

Join us on Wednesday, June 22 at Scenic Golf & Country Club for CAN Council's annual GolfSit outing presented by Thumb Bank & Trust. Your support funds critical child abuse prevention and intervention services in Huron County. There are multiple ways to participate - join us as a Sponsor, a Fundraising Team, and/or as a Golf Team. Sponsorship opportunities are available! Consider an investment in the protection of Huron County's children while gaining ample recognition for your organization. Fundraising Teams have the opportunity to raise funds through independent fundraising efforts beginning April 1st, up until the event date! Teams can…

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MDT Meet & Greet – Huron County

An open invitation for all Huron County Children's Advocacy Center (CAC) Multi-Disciplinary team members The CAN Council is welcoming all Huron County law enforcement, Judges, Department of Health & Human Services (DHHS) personnel, Prosecutor's Office personnel, and Victim Services advocates, who are involved with our Children's Advocacy Center (CAC) for an informal 'Meet and Greet'. This meeting is an opportunity to introduce yourself, your staff, and to share your program's purpose as it relates to child abuse and neglect. Our CAC staff will be in attendance to answer any questions or concerns you may have regarding our services. Please have…

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July 2022

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Free Online Workshop – Stewards of Children

This 2-hour presentation seeks to help adults protect children from sexual abuse. Video clips from adult survivors of child sexual abuse are included. The purpose is to equip adults with simple, proactive steps to protect children from sexual abuse. Register here

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Coffee with a CASA – Huron County

Drop-in and join CAN Council staff on July 11th to learn more about our CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocate) program. We will discuss how our program supports children and families involved in the court system due to abuse and neglect and how you can get involved. Our purpose is to provide highly-trained community volunteers to advocate for the best interests of our most vulnerable children. 

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Free Online Workshop – Mandated Reporting

This one-hour workshop was created for all professionals who work with children. The workshop outlines the legal responsibilities of professionals, identifies signs of abuse, reviews the reporting process, and introduces the purpose of the CAC (Children's Advocacy Center) and CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocate) programs. Register here

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Free Online Workshop – Adult Media Safety

A one-hour presentation educating adults on the dangers of the internet while providing tools to keep their children safe online. Register here

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Free Online Workshop – Baby Basics

This hour-long workshop teaches childcare professionals and community members how to reduce preventable infant mortality. It focuses on the prevention of shaken baby syndrome/abusive head trauma, as well as on safe sleep practices. Register here

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August 2022

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FASD (Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder) Conference

About this event: No Cost to Register* | 9am-3pm | Lunch Buffet Provided Topic: Applying a Brain First Approach to Children with FASD and Other Neurobehavioral Conditions Speaker: Eileen Devine, LCSW – Neurobehavioral Support Coach for Parents – Founder of The Resilience Room Membership Community Book reading by special guest and author, 5th-grade student, Kris Dickson Funded by: Michigan Department of Health and Human Services *The first 100 participants to register will receive a copy of Understanding Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (JKP Essentials) by Maria Catterick and Liam Curran For more information, please call 989.752.7226 or email Vera Harrison: vharrison@cancouncil.org REGISTER HERE FASD INFORMATION &…

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