Tag: ABCs of Parenting 

The Power of Parent Education

So much of what we do at SCAN is about prevention, before child abuse or neglect begins in a family.  As child welfare professionals, we know that education  and support of parents is key to empowering caregivers to ask for help, improve their skills and nurture children in the healthiest ways. But connecting parents with the resources they […]

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Lessons – and Laughs – from Parenting Class

SCAN kicked off its first parenting class of the year on February 5th using The ABCs of Parenting from the evidence-based Nurturing Parenting Program®. This 8-week program is designed to empower parents by providing them with effective parenting skills and techniques. The length of the program provides the group enough time to delve into the […]

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This is what hope looks like.

“How wonderful that no one need wait a single moment to improve the world.” – Anne Frank Kaylyn Pennock is certainly not waiting. You know those people you can always count on to do a good job? The people who make everyone’s eyes light up? Now let me ask – are they teenagers? In the eyes […]

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SCANSnapshot: Cooking up fun for families

MEET BETH DONNELLY. (She’s pictured above at our ABCs of Parenting Class, center, with high school volunteer Kaylyn and parent participant Kathy.) Local small business owner? Check. SCAN volunteer? Check. Globe-trotting cooking class teacher? Check. Wait…what!? That’s right – this week Beth (owner of The Regal Fig Food Co.) is in Africa teaching local resort chefs […]

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