A Family Center “Ask the Experts” panel presentation on suicide awareness. Read more: Suicide: The Silent Epidemic. What Do We Know? What Can We Do?
When is the right time to speak to your children about the dangers of drugs, alcohol and cigarettes? NOW!
With Ghada Abdallah, RPh.
Did you know that children who heard about the risks of drugs from their parents are up to 50% less likely to use drugs.?
It has been widely reported that we are in the midst of a nationwide opioid epidemic. There is no better time to talk to your kids than now. Read more: Talk with your children about the dangers of drugs, alcohol and cigarettes!
Ask the Experts Talk with Nicole Runyon, LMSW, Adolescent Psychotherapist
In this follow-up to “Screen-agers: Today’s Adolescent, Why Kindness is Missing,” Nicole Runyon leads a conversation on how parents can mobilize to create change for their children.
If we want to eliminate or limit screens in our children’s lives we now understand we all have to do it together, otherwise the child whose screen is removed feels alienated and alone. Read more: Teens and Screens: A Solution-focused Conversation
Presented by Matthew Swegles, Sr. Vice President, Investments, Raymond James in partnership by SOC and The Family Center.
Given the thousands of complex rules and hundreds of claiming options, creating a plan of action for Social Security can be an overwhelming prospect. Read more: You’ve Paid Into Social Security For Decades. Don’t You Want To Maximize What You Get Back?
Ask the Experts Talk with Mary Petersen, LMSW, ACSW and Rev. Dr. J. M. Peter Henry
Young people today are bombarded with conflicting messages about what is healthy in intimate relationships. It is essential that we maintain good communication with our young men and women about relationships and sex in order to educate them, ensure safety, and promote appropriate behavior among them which reflects respect for themselves and others. This video provides a tasteful but candid presentation that will help families feel comfortable discussing intimacy. Read more: Raising Young Men and Women in a Culture of Sexual Assault
Through this talk you will learn: the 5 steps for setting and achieving your health & wellness goals; the science behind making lasting lifestyle change; tools & tips on how to be the director of your life. Presented at Christ Church Grosse Pointe on May 15, 2017. Read more: High Vibration Living! Living a Healthier, Happier, More Empowered Life
Ask the Experts Talk with Sean Cleland and Sonya Thompson, presented at Christ Church Grosse Pointe, April 26, 2017.
Learn about alternative services to the divorce process that help lead to fewer post-divorce disputes and better communication between co-parents. Gain tips on parenting effectively and appropriately after divorce. Read more: Making Modern Divorced Families Work, During and After the Divorce
Ask the Experts Talk with Barbara Roden, Senior Helpers and Patrick O’Neill, CFP, Financial Advisor with O’Neill Blausey Hartsock Group at Morgan Stanley. Presented at Services for Older Citizens (SOC), April 20, 2017.
Health and money are a top concern for everyone, yet so few prepare for financial circumstances of failing health. We’ll all be faced with the reality that we are unable to make important decisions regarding finances and medical care. Read more: For Your Heirs: Preparing for Financial Circumstances of Aging and Disability
This presentation provides an overview of the use of the internet and social media to lure youth into sexual acts and sexual exploitation. Professionals will provide an overview of human trafficking within the State of Michigan as well as information to aid parents, educators and other professionals on the ways youth are recruited, signs of victimization, and how to report concerns.
A Family Center Ask the Experts Talk with Angela Aufdemberge, president and CEO of Vista Maria, a licensed provider of mental health treatment for adolescent female victims of human trafficking, and with Lt. Denise Powell and Det. Sgt. Sarah Krebs of the State of Michigan Missing Persons Clearing House Read more: Sexual Victimization of Our Youth: On and Off-line
How to help someone suffering from addiction. How to intervene properly and how to harness the power of family to help ensure lasting recovery.
Authors Jeff and Debra Jay explain what works and what doesn’t, and how YOU can save the life of someone you love.
Presented in partnership with the Grosse Pointe News and The War Memorial as part of its This Americana Series. Read more: The Spirituality of Taking Action: A Cooperative Approach to Lasting Recovery