Caregiver and Family Empowerment Group

Monday, July 27, 2020, 10:30 am until 11:30 am
Repeats until Monday, August 3, 2020, 10:30 am until 11:30 am
Virtual event

A *virtual* support group for caregivers and parents.

Over the summer we will be offering weekly one hour sessions for parents and caregivers! Each session will have a topic, short presentation, and group discussion.

CAFE Session ScheduleJuly 27th, 10:30 to 11:30am- “Keeping Your Kids Safe”
August 3rd, 10:30 to 11:30am- “Healthy Communication”
August 10th, 10:30 to11:30am - “Parent and Caregiver Support and Self-Care”
August 17th, 10:30 to 11:30am - “Parenting School Age Children”
August 24th, 10:30 to 11:30am - “Parenting Teens”
August 31st, 10:30 to 11:30am - “ “Positive Discipline Techniques”

(To protect your privacy, the video feature of Zoom will be disabled, and we will ask you to use a word that describes your child(ren) as your “screen name”. These sessions will not be recorded.)

Please visit our website,, and click on the “Events” tab for a more detailed description of session topics. You are welcome to join any, or all, sessions you wish (there will be no registration).

This group will be facilitated by CAC Case Manager, Samantha Staelens, MSW, LCSW; for questions please call 413-772-9069 or email at

Topic: Virtual "Caregiver and Family Empowerment" group Sessoin 1: Keeping Your Kids Safe
Time: Jul 27, 2020 10:30 AM Eastern Time (US and Canada)
Description: An introduction to the Children's Advocacy Center model, the services offered, and how to keep your children safe. Topics include sexual abuse, commercial sexual exploitation of children, and youth with problematic sexual behavior.

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