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Sandhills Center Family Support and Community Collaboration webinars for December 2020

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WEST END — Sandhills Center Family Support and Community Collaboration will offer the following seminars in December:


Smoothing the Transition to School - COVID Edition webinar will be held from 10:30 a.m.-noon. on Monday, Dec. 7, 2020. Representatives from The Autism Society will lead discussion on WebEx. The focus will be on strategies to support children in virtual or in person learning environments. Participants will learn about supports to make virtual learning more successful as well as tips for supporting students who transition to in person learning environments as well. To register, contact Adrian Standish at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 877-776-6702. Upon registration, you will be sent the link to the webinar.

Mindful Mama & Present Papa: Mindfulness as a Parenting Skill webinar will be held from 1-2 p.m. Dec. 9 via Zoom. Portia Purcell, MA, NCC, LCMHC, LCAS will be the presenter. Contact Shirlyn Morrison-Sims toll free at 1-877- 776-6599, or by email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to register. Upon registration, you will be sent the link to the webinar.  

“It Takes a Community” webinar will be held as a virtual meeting from 10:30-noon. Dec. 9. It provides information on what local agencies are doing to help families during the pandemic and the services and resources they offer to assist families during the holidays. Agencies will also give a general overview of their services and programs. To register and find out how to participate, contact LaMonica Mitchell at 1-877-425-4030 or email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Deadline to register is Dec. 7, 2020 by 5 p.m.

Crisis Awareness: How to De-escalate Tense Situations webinar will be held from 1-2 p.m. Dec. 10. Vicki Rhodes, RN with Therapeutic Alternatives, Inc. will be the presenter. Contact Suzanne Maness at 910-627-1769, toll free 877-211-5995 or by email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for more information and to register. Registration deadline is Dec. 7, 2020.

Understanding Seasonal Affective Disorder webinar will be held virtually from 1-2:30 p.m. Dec. 15. Please contact Brenda Goss via email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or toll free at 877-211-7252 to register. Deadline to register is Friday, Dec. 11, 2020 by 4 p.m.