“Unidos Salimos Adelante”

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The Watsonville Police Department and the Pajaro Valley Unified School District Counselor have collaborated to create a parent workshop series “Unidos Salimos Adelante” (USA). The mission of the series is to bridge the gaps between school, home and the community. The dates and themes of the workshops are provided below:

Tuesday, November 5, 2013 – 6:15-8:30 p.m. at Rolling Hills Middle School Auditorium

       Building Trust:  Police, rights and immigration topics:

  • Driving unlicensed
  • Police vs. Immigration
  • Search and seizure

Tuesday, November 12, 2013 – 6:15-8:30 p.m. at Rolling Hills Middle School Auditorium

       Personal and Community Safety:

  • How and why to report crime
  • How to protect yourself, your family and neighborhoods
  • Importance of making a police report

Tuesday, November 19, 2013 – 6:15-8:30 p.m. at Rolling Hills Middle School Auditorium

      Gangs:

  • Warning signs
  • Appearance and belongings
  • How does it impact neighborhoods

Tuesday, November 26, 2013 – 6:15-8:30 p.m. at Rolling Hills Middle School Auditorium

      Drugs:

  • Popular drugs
  • Symptoms, signs, effects
  • Indicators
  • Stimulus/depressants
  • Prescription drugs use
  • Gateway drugs

Participants will engage in hands-on training providing parents with strategies to play a more active role in their child’s life, both in and outside of school. Community resources will be provided to help promote pro-social activities for adolescents, and prevent children from becoming involved in gangs, drugs and alcohol abuse.   This training was provided to members of the community at no cost last year and it has proven to be very successful.   

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