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Hassle-Free Shopping with Children

It’s rewarding and enjoyable to be a parent, but not always easy. The challenge is to raise healthy, well-adjusted children in a loving, predictable environment. This Triple P discussion group will help you deal with one day-to-day challenge all parents face — taking your child shopping with you. The class …

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Raising Resilient Children Class Set for October 19

If you’re a parent of children ages 0 to 12 years, you can benefit from this free class. In it, you’ll learn how to: encourage behavior you like; deal with problem behavior; become confident as a parent; be realistic about parenting; and take care of yourself. The class will be …

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Take the Guesswork out of Parenting with Group Triple P Classes

If you’re a parent or caregiver who: is interested in promoting your child’s development and potential, or may have concerns about your child’s mild to moderate level of behavioral problems, or simply wishes to prevent behavior problems from developing …you’ll want to be a part of a free series of …

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Second Annual World Series of Wine set for Oct. 19

The Donald P. Pipino World Series of Wine was a great success! Please join us for the 3rd Annual World Series of Wine in October 2018! Details to follow as we get closer to the date. Contact Information: Katelyn McQuiston 330-793-2487 Katelynm@altacaregroup.org

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Garden Group Helps Adolescents Develop Life Skills

Alta Behavioral Healthcare’s Garden Group is made up of adolescents from 12–15½ years of age, chronologically or by developmental maturity. The group is led by Sarah Macovitz, LSW. Participants and their families learn practical skills and knowledge regarding food sustainability, environmental stewardship, plant pathology and botany, soil composition and ways to amend …

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Incredible Years® Early Childhood Parent Group sets summer series

Parents of children ages 3–8 are invited to join us for a group series on positive ways to parent your children. Free weekly classes will be offered as part of Alta’s Incredible Years® Early Childhood Parent Group, which is supported by the Mahoning County Mental Health and Recovery Board. Classes run …

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Alta Now Hiring – Seeking Full-Time Counselor

Child / Family Therapist: Seeking a Full-Time Counselor to join our team and deliver mental health and counseling services to children, adolescents, and families. The successful candidate will provide counseling services to our offices, the community, schools, or homes, as necessary. Minimum qualifications must include a Master’s Degree in a …

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Our Belmont Avenue lobby has a bright new look!

The lobby of our Alta Behavioral Healthcare facility at 711 Belmont Avenue has undergone extensive renovations. Included are graphics depicting Youngstown-area landmarks and inspirational themes. We’re very excited and pleased with how it turned out, and we hope our children and their families like it too.

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Classroom Connection, Linkages Programs Make a Difference for Students

Alta’s School-Based Mental Health Programs serve many students and families throughout the City of Youngstown and Mahoning County. Classroom Connections (school-based counseling, consultation and training) served 1,190 students during the 2015-2016 school year. The Linkages Program (school-based mental health, education and suicide prevention/screening) served 3,464 — with 681 of these …

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“Raising Resilient Children” Seminar Set for May 3

YOUNGSTOWN, OHIO — As part of the Positive Parenting Program®, Alta Behavioral Healthcare will present a free seminar on Raising Resilient Children for parents of kids ages birth to 12 years old. The event will be held Wednesday, May 3 from 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm at Kids Town, 55 Stadium Drive in …

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Growth of Alta Behavioral Healthcare Leads to New Boardman Office

The rapid growth of Alta Behavioral Healthcare has brought about the opening of a new Boardman office at 8255 South Avenue. Alta Care Group CEO Joe Shorokey said “As our growth continues, we recognize the importance of being more accessible to our families. We have many children and families interested in our services …

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Alta Receives Two-Year Grant to Address Infant Mortality Issues

Alta Care Group has received a grant from the Mahoning County District Board of Health (MCDBH) for a program designed to curb the high rate of infant mortality in Mahoning County. The grant, administered locally by the MCDBH, will fund the expansion of Care Coordination Services provided by Community Health …

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