We are VERY excited about our next event. Plainfield South senior, Lauren Sreniaski will be joining the panel to give the student perspective.
Our next Plainfield Parent Community Network Event:
Overscheduled Students (and FRAZZLED parents)
Preparing Your Child for a Competitive World Without Losing Your Sanity
Thursday, September 13th at 6:30pm
Plainfield North High School Auditorium
12005 South 248th Avenue
Does Your Child Struggle with Anxiety?
Discover Practical Strategies to Empower Children to Manage Anxiety
Presented by the Plainfield Parent Community Network and Linden Oaks Behavorial Health on April 17, 2018
Thank you to Dr. Koehler for sharing such valuable and timely information with our record-setting crowd of families, educators and mental health professionals! A video of the presentation will be posted soon. In the meantime, download slides from the presentation below.
Click here to download the slides in English.
Is Your Child at Risk of Drug Abuse or Addiction?
What Parents Need to Know About Marijuana, the Opioid Epidemic, and Substance Use and Abuse Issues
Presented by the Plainfield Parent Community Network – with Special Support from Linden Oaks Behavorial Health — on January 18, 2018
Download the slides here:
A huge THANK YOU to Megan Brooks, the chief investigator of the Will County’s State’s Attorney’s Office High Tech Crimes Bureau, for an insightful and idea-packed presentation on Internet safety for the K-12 crowd. Watch the video below.
Click here to download Megan’s handout in English.
What: Plainfield Parent Community Network Presents
When: March 9th, 2017, 6:30pm to 8:30pm
Where: Plainfield Central HS Auditorium 24120 Ft. Beggs Dr. (Enter at door G)
Corey Worden, M.A., LCPC
Corey Worden is a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor with experience counseling individuals, couples, families, and groups in private practice, as well as inpatient and outpatient, hospital- and community-based behavioral health treatment programs. He holds a Master of Arts in Pastoral Counseling from Loyola University‐Chicago and completed his internship at Gateway Psychological Services in Aurora, Illinois. His diverse clinical background includes providing behavioral health crisis intervention and assessment services at Linden Oaks Behavioral Health in addition to counseling and program management in a medication‐assisted treatment program for individuals struggling with substance abuse and heroin addiction.
Nicole Knepper, M.A., LCPC
Nicole Knepper is a Licensed Clinical Psychotherapist, Gerontologist, Author, and Mental Health Educator. She specializes in age related mental health disorders and case management, gerontology, caregiver support, grief, addiction, couples and family therapy, mood and anxiety disorders, personality disorders, motivational interviewing, and co-morbid mental health issues. She is also an informative and dynamic speaker, skilled at creating interactive presentations about mental health and health related topics.
Cathy Bertrand at 815-436-6128 or Tim Albores at 815-577-4000