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Taking in new information and learning different skills keeps people healthy over their lifetime. We continuously identify and offer new programs, trainings, and classes to meet the needs of our community—most at no or low cost to participants. We believe that an informed and empowered community is a healthier community!

Parenting
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Mental Health
Promotion Classes
Professional Education
Classes & Events
Health & Safety
Classes

Parenting Classes

A Program for Parents of Preschoolers

WHEN: Mondays, 9 – 11 am, starting August 16 through November 15th

WHERE: Online via Zoom

AUDIENCE: Parents and caregivers of children ages 1-4

COST: Free

CONTACT: Kristy Southard
Kristy.Southard@UnitedGeneral.org
Ph. 360-854-7168

Parenting is both rewarding and challenging!  The Incredible Years program works over 14 weeks to develop the knowledge and skills for parents to bring out the best in their kids and family!

In the Parents and Toddlers Basic Program, parents learn how to:

  • Help their toddlers feel loved and secure
  • Encourage their toddler’s language, social, and emotional development.
  • Establish clear and predictable routines.
  • Handle separations and reunions.
  • Use positive discipline to manage misbehavior.

For more information on Incredible Years®, visit IncredibleYears.com

We offer The Incredible Years program several times a year. If you are interested in attending a future class, please complete this interest form and we’ll contact you when our next class becomes available.

Strengthening Families Program

for caregivers and youth aged 10-14

Are you the caregiver of a 10-14-year-old? Join us for a free  Strengthening Families Program! Over seven weeks, families learn together and build on their strengths. Improve communication, decrease stress, and have more fun as a family! Free dinner and childcare for those under 10. Available in English and Spanish. 

This program is offered by United General District 304 at no cost to participants through funding from the Washington State Health Care Authority.

We offer the Strengthening Families Program several times a year. Although we don’t have a class currently in progress, please complete this interest form and we’ll contact you when our next session becomes available.

Mental Health Promotion Classes

Mental Health First Aid

Mental Health First Aid is a course for adults to learn when and how to help someone in need. Learn the five-step action plan for reaching out and supporting individuals experiencing a mental health or substance use crisis. This includes developing an understanding of what different mental illnesses and disorders are, and that individuals experiencing challenges can and do get better. Courses are offered in virtual and in-person formats and are 5 to 5.5 hours in length.

Interested in joining a Mental Health First Aid or Youth Mental Health First Aid class?

Add your name to this interest form and we will contact you when we schedule our next class.

Community Suicide Prevention Trainings (QPR)

WHEN:
Nov. 5 from 9 – 10:30 am
Nov. 15 from 2 – 3:30 pm
Nov. 18 from 9 – 10:30 am
Dec. 4 from 9 – 10:30 am
Dec. 8 from 4 – 5:30 pm
Dec. 13 from 9 – 10:30am
Dec. 16 from 2 – 3:30 pm
Jan. 11 from 9 – 10:30 am
Jan. 12 from 2 – 3:30 pm
Jan. 22 from 1 – 2:30 pm

WHERE: Online

AUDIENCE: Anyone aged 16+

COST: Free

Register here

Suicide is everybody’s business. Question, Persuade, Refer (QPR) teaches any adult (16+) how to support someone in crisis and get them to the help they need. Held over Zoom, this 60-minute free training talks about suicide myths and facts, warning signs for suicide, and how you can apply hope to save a life.

Questions?

Contact: Jaelyn Vallely

Professional Education Classes & Events

Customized QPR suicide prevention training for your organization

Suicide is everybody’s business. Question, Persuade, Refer (QPR) teaches any adult (16+) how to support someone in crisis and get them to the help they need.  This free training talks about suicide myths and facts, warning signs for suicide, and how you can apply hope to save a life.

We can provide training virtually or in-person for your organization, with customized scenarios and Q & A sessions. Please complete our QPR Interest form and we will contact you to make arrangements and answer any questions you may have.

CPR, AED & First Aid Training
for your organization

Does your organization need to renew its CPR, AED & First Aid training?

We can provide training at your facilities or at our training center, with flexible times to work around your schedule! See this flyer for costs and more information, then complete the interest form.

Interest Form for Organizations

Questions?

Contact: Kristy Southard

Health & Safety Classes

American Red Cross Certified

Babysitter’s Training Class

WHEN: Saturday, Nov. 13 from 9am – 4pm (including lunch & breaks)

WHERE:  On the hospital campus in Sedro-Woolley

AUDIENCE: This program is designed for, but not limited to, youth ages 11-15

COST: $80 (a discounted price of $60 is available for households receiving benefits such as Basic Food, WIC, Apple Health).

CONTACT: Kristy Southard
Kristy.Southard@UnitedGeneral.org
360-854-7168

Register Now

Trainer: Stephanie Morgareidge

Stephanie is a certified
American Red Cross trainer working with United General District 304. She is also a mom and a Girl Scout troop leader!

This engaging American Red Cross Babysitter’s Training course will provide youth who are planning to babysit with the knowledge and skills necessary to safely and responsibly give care for children and infants. This training will help participants to develop leadership skills; learn how to develop a babysitting business, keep themselves and others safe and help children behave; and learn about basic child care and basic first aid.

Participants will receive a Babysitting Red Cross Certificate of Completion.

Note: Masks are required regardless of vaccination status.

With lecture and class activities, these courses are engaging, informative and fun!  This in-person class takes place over 7 hours (including lunch and breaks), and covers 6 lessons:

LESSON 1: You’re the Boss: A Guide to Leadership
LESSON 2: The Business of Babysitting
LESSON 3: Safe and Sound on the Job
LESSON 4: Understanding Kids from 0 to 10
LESSON 5: From Feeding to Bedtime: Caring for Kids
LESSON 6: It’s an Emergency…Now What?

Earn your Girl Scout Cadette Babysitter Badge!

This course meets the requirements for earning the Girl Scout Babysitter badge. Complete the course as an individual, or arrange a group training for your entire Scout troop!

Adult & Infant CPR, AED, and First Aid Classes

Classes for individuals

WHEN (click class to register):

  • Wed., Oct. 13 | 4pm-6pm CLASS FULL
  • Wed., Oct. 13 | 6:30pm-8:30pm CLASS FULL

WHERE: The hospital campus in Sedro-Woolley

AUDIENCE: Community members interested in learning, or updating their CPR, AED & First Aid training.

COST:
Blended learning classes: $60 (a discounted price of $35 is available for households receiving benefits such as Basic Food, WIC, Apple Health).

Traditional full-length class (no online learning): $80 (a discounted price of $60 is available for households receiving benefits such as Basic Food, WIC, Apple Health).

Save Lives with CPR

United General District 304 is now able to offer Adult & Infant CPR, AED, and First Aid classes to individuals, groups, and organizations in our community.

Trainings are led by our own American Red Cross certified trainer, Stephanie Morgareidge. The “blended learning” course consists of an online portion to be completed at your own pace prior to the in-person class, followed by a 2-hour hands-on practice. The traditional in-person class is 7 hours long, and does not include an online component.  Covid precautions are in place, and class size is limited to 5 people.

 

Refund Policy:
Payment for CPR classes is non-refundable. If you cannot attend the in-person class on your scheduled date, please contact Stephanie Morgareidge at Stephanie.Morgareidge@UnitedGeneral.org as soon as possible. You may be able to reschedule to a future class or transfer your spot to another person. A transfer is possible only if you have NOT yet logged into the Red Cross online training platform. In addition, the required online portion of the class must be completed before the in-person class by the same person attending the class.

Questions?

Contact: Kristy Southard

Trainer:
Stephanie Morgareidge