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PA Parents as Teachers Conference: 25 Years of Blazing a Home Visiting Trail

Tuesday, May 9 – Wednesday, May 10, 2017 Holiday Inn Harrisburg (Hershey Area) I-81, Grantville, Pa.   Online registration is closed. Contact Wenda Deardorff to determine availability.   The conference will provide home visiting professionals the opportunity to explore approaches that develop their skills in supporting families to be their child’s first and most influential

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Life Skills Progression™ Course

July 19, 2016   Presented by Allyson Fulton, Parents as Teachers Certified Instructor, Pennsylvania PAT State Leader Office.   This course will provide valuable information for parent educators, supervisors and administrators with PAT community-based service providers. The Life Skills Progression™ (LSP) is an outcome and intervention planning instrument which is helpful in assessing the strengths

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The Effects of Poverty on Parenting

March 23, 2016   Presenter: Sharon Leon, Employment and Education Director at Union-Snyder Community Action Agency   Session Description: For parents struggling to raise a child, poverty adds extensive stress to the family. During this webinar, we will look at how poverty may affect the ability for parents to be consistent, supportive and nurturing to