Here’s What’s Happening!

To see more videos on parenting, visit the Parenting Success Network’s YouTube page.

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Renewal Grant Awarded to Parenting Success Network

We are pleased to announce that the Parenting Success Network (PSN) has been awarded a renewal grant in the amount of $50,000 by the Oregon Parenting Education Collaborative (OPEC).  This will be the 8th straight year that the PSN has received this grant, bringing the total funding awarded by OPEC to $540,000.

This money is used in Linn and Benton counties to support parenting education classes, as well as numerous public awareness activities and efforts to build collaborative partnerships.  This money is responsible for the PSN Website, Facebook page, blog, trainings, and the dozens of classes and workshops taught around our community each year.

We are very appreciative of the trust that OPEC is placing in us to use their funding to support parenting in our region.

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Oregon Parenting Together Newsletter

The May 2017 issue of the Oregon Parenting Together Newsletter has arrived.  This issue features articles about Mother’s Day and Memorial Day–a double issue!  There is also a fun parent-child recipe for creating a healthy and patriotic dessert.

To download the English newsletter, please click here.

To download the Spanish newsletter, please click here.

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Dr. Sarah Watamura Presentation

On Monday, May 22, 2017, Dr. Sarah Watamura gave a parenting presentation at the LBCC Forum Auditorium about toxic stress and ways to protect your family.  Attached are the slides from her presentation and also a paper written by Dr. Watamura on this subject:

To download the paper, click here.

To download the presentation, click here.

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Climb Out of the Darkness Walk

Climb out of the Darkness is the world’s largest event raising awareness of maternal mental illnesses like postpartum depression, postpartum anxiety & OCD, postpartum PTSD, postpartum psychosis, bipolar/peripartum onset, and pregnancy depression and anxiety.

Our local Team Oregon-Corvallis Climb Out of the Darkness will be gathering on Saturday, June 17, 2017 from 9-11:00am at Walnut Barn, Martin Luther King, Jr. Park and will feature a kid-friendly, stroller-friendly, all ages and abilities “climb” up the hill behind Walnut Barn.

For more information about the event, see their Facebook page.