Parenting Success Network

Pollywog

Pollywog is a local program that links families to prenatal education and then later to parenting education, and can also assist with assist families in need of additional resources.  If you are children in the 0-5 year old age range, please contact Pollywog and see what we can do to help.

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

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2019-2020 School-Required Vaccination Lists

The Benton County Health Department just released a list of vaccines that your child must be immunized with in order to attend school, preschool or child care, according to Oregon law.

Each list contains detailed information about what age group is required to have which vaccines, and the number of doses required by the child’s age and how long ago they were vaccinated.  There are also vaccines listed that are recommended, but not required.

Below are copies of the vaccination lists in multiple languages:

To download the English list, please click here.

To download the Vietnamese list, please click here.

To download the Spanish list, please click here.

To download the Russian list, please click here.

To download the Chinese list, please click here.

To download the Arabic list, please click here.

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Oregon Parenting Together Newsletter

The December 2019 issue of the Oregon Parenting Together Newsletter has arrived.  This issue focuses on the importance of routines during a child’s early years. Additional resources and a list of books to read with your children are included in the newsletter.

To download the English newsletter, please click here.

To download the Spanish newsletter, please click here.

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2020 Baby Blast – Save the Date!!

The 8th Annual Baby Blast is scheduled for Thursday, February 20, 2020, from 1-3:00pm at the Samaritan Lebanon Community Hospital.  This is a wonderful event that allows new parents to meet and learn about the agencies in Linn County that are there to serve them and their new family.  Past agencies who have attended Baby Blast include Linn-Benton Community College (Pollywog Program, the Parenting Success Network, Family Connections, and the Parenting Education Department), as well as the Lebanon Fire Department (demonstrating correct installation of baby seats), Early Intervention, WIC, the Lebanon Library, several different pediatric dental groups, pediatricians and nurses from Samaritan Lebanon Hospital and surrounding facilities, and many others.  Light refreshments will be served, and there will be drawings for prizes throughout the event.  Please plan on attending!

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May Speaking Event – Save the Date!!

On Monday, May 18, 2020, the Parenting Success Network will hold the 7th Annual Speaking Event with Dr. Chandra Gosh Ippen as the Keynote Speaker. Dr. Ippen is the Associate Director of the Child Trauma Research Program, University of California, San Francisco. She will be presenting her research on trauma and diversity-informed practice. We love that she is a children’s book author and creates videos for children to understand stress and trauma through Piplo Productions. Dr. Ippen will be speaking to the parents of Linn, Benton, and Lincoln counties at the Corvallis High School Theater, from 6-8:00 pm. We have been the lucky recipient of conference speakers from the OSU Conference for the last several years, and they have always delivered informative and down-to-earth information to parents. Please plan on attending! More information will be forthcoming as we get closer to the event.