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Head Start Joins Schools from Across the Northeast for Program to Grow School-Wide Farm to School Initiatives

Shelburne Farms, Shelburne, VT — Administrators and teachers at  UCS’ Bennington County Head Start are  honored to have been selected to attend a year-long professional development program supporting selected schools from across the Northeast in design, development, and implementation of effective, school-wide Farm to School programs. Through Shelburne Farms Vermont FEED initiative and NOFA-VT’s Northeast Farm to School Institute, the Institute works to advances food, farm, and nutrition education and expands student access to healthy, local products in school cafe...[ more ]

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Mental Health First Aid

Start On: August 28, 2018

Sometimes First Aid isn't a bandage, or CPR or calling 911. Sometimes First Aid is you! Mental Health First Aid is an 8-hour training course which teaches participants an action plan to assess a situation, select, and implement interventions and secure appropriate care for an individual. The program introduces participants to risk factors and warning signs of mental health prob...

Youth Mental Health First Aid

Start On: September 05, 2018

Youth Mental Health First Aid is an 8 hour public education program which introduces participants to the unique risk factors and warning signs of mental health problems in adolescents, builds understanding of the importance of early intervention, and teaches individuals how to help an adolescent in crisis or experiencing a mental health challenge. Mental Health First Aid uses role-playing and simu...

UCS Presents: The S Word

Start On: September 05, 2018

UCS Presents: The S Word with a discussion to follow facilitated by Dr. Alya Reeve, UCS Medical Director. Co-Sponsored by Manchester Community Library The S Word is a powerful award-winning feature documentary that puts a human face on a topic that has long been stigmatized and buried with the lives it has claimed. The film gives ...

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