Monday, May 4, 2009

Raising Healthy Kids - From Medical Care Development

Dr. Dennis Embry: Raising Healthy Kids

Join us for a (free!) evening presentation by Dr. Embry, a nationally acclaimed child psychologist whose work has taken him from Sesame Street to the Secretary of Defense with stops in between. Dr. Embry will outline how our society’s current policies and practices are harmful to our youth, and how each of us can use just four simple, scientifically proven strategies to better the futures of all children. Anyone who is responsible for the health and well being of children and adolescents can benefit from this presentation including parents, teachers, social workers, guidance councilors, coaches, nurses, law enforcement, policy makers to name a few.

Instructions: Pre-registration is required for those seeking certificates of attendance, as well as those requesting childcare during the event. For all others, pre-registration is strongly recommended, as seats will fill up fast. Registrations will be confirmed by email or phone and will be accepted on a first-come, first-served basis until the cutoff date or until the conference is full. For registration questions, please use the contact info on the left hand side.

Driving Directions: From I-95 North and South take exit 45 (RTE 1/ SOUTH PORTLAND) Follow to Rte 1. Turn left onto Rte 1 N at the traffic light, go through 2 traffic lights. At the third light (MEINEKE MUFFLER on RT) Bear Right onto Broadway. Keep in the right lane. At the second traffic light bear Right onto Evans St (Amato's Sub Shop is straight ahead). About ¾ of a mile up the street at the crest of a small hill is the South Portland Community Center on the left, just after that is Nelson Rd. Turn left there and drive toward the football field. Parking is in the lot on the left. The South Portland Auditorium is at the top of the hill to the right.

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