Internet Security and Safety Concerns
We will look at practical ways to prevent becoming a victim of cyber thieves, hackers and online extortionists. The second half of the series is dedicated to protecting our children and grandchildren from cyberbullying and how to be smart about apps.
- January 7 - Be Cyber-Aware. Learn how to keep your online information safe.
- January 14 - Cyber Security Threats. Understand and protect yourself from cyber security threats.
- January 21 - Cyberbullying. Learn what it is and how it impacts young people and what steps to take to protect your child or grandchild.
- January 28 - CyberSmart. Learn about social media and apps such as Instagram and Snapchat, what to be aware of regarding these and newer, less-common apps.
Led by Ann Petro, DPC member & Danielle Hudak, Network of Victim Assistance, AH-Room 213
Recognizing & Acknowledging Mental Health Concerns: Symptoms, Strategies, & Services
Join us for this 3-week class as we learn the difference between a mental health issue and a normal life stressor as well as addiction and suicide. Bring your questions!
February 4 - Normal Life Stressors vs. Mental Health Issues. Learn how to identify mental health issues and when to seek professional help. Topics of anxiety, depression and psychosis and the difference between mental illness and intellectual disability will be discussed.
February 11 - Addiction and What to Do if Someone Is Suicidal. Learn the difference between substance abuse vs addiction, what leads people to and who may be at risk for suicide, effective treatments and how can you help.
February 18 - Service Options When in Crisis. Learn what is available for all ages, what happens when accessing crisis services, what ‘involuntary commitment’ means, and how the residential crisis center will serve Bucks County.
Led by Sharon Curran, Licensed Clinical Social Worker and COO at Lenape Valley Mental Health Foundation, and DPC member Mark Strasburg, AH-213