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  • WVU launches prevention program to support at-risk youth, young adults

    Thursday, September 15, 2022

    Research shows prevention programs are effective at reducing risk of substance use and addiction, and the prevalence of drug use increases rapidly during adolescence and the transition to young adulthood. To support this population through these critical development years, West Virginia University has launched Regional Transition Navigator services.

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  • CED launches new disability micro-credentials/badges for faculty and staff

    Thursday, September 1, 2022

    A new micro-credential (badge) available at West Virginia University focuses on disabilities and disability services and supports within the university setting.

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  • Registration is open for September Positive Parent Programs

    Wednesday, August 24, 2022

    The WVU CED is hosting a webinar series via Zoom for parents or caregivers, who have children with a disability up to 12 years old interested in general information about promoting their child's development. In each webinar, a Parent Network Specialist and Triple P practitioner from the Family-to-Family Program will lead the presentation. A behavior specialist from the Positive Behavior Support (PBS) Program will also participate to conduct a Questions & Answer session for tips and strategies. Parenting Tip Packets will be made available to all participants. Registration is free but required. Simply click on the ZOOM link provided to register and receive the login info.

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  • The Mountaineer visits CED for a special storytime

    Tuesday, August 16, 2022

    On July 19th  IMPACT WV, in partnership with funding provided by Save the Children Summer Reading Challenge, hosted a special reading of the children’s book “Musket’s Big Adventure” by the West Virginia University Mountaineer Mascot herself, Mary Roush. Along with a coloring activity and a Q&A with the Mountaineer, children and families in attendance heard the story of Musket, the Mountaineer’s little furry friend, who teams up with other critters in the book to overcome obstacles with the Mountaineer Mascot.

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