October 19, 2017
Stewards of Children teaches adults how to prevent, recognize and react responsibly to child sexual abuse. The program is designed for individuals concerned about the safety of children as well as organizations that serve youth. Stewards of Children is the only nationally distributed program proven to increase knowledge, improve attitudes, and change child protective behaviors.

Using Storytime to Develop Resilience in Young Children

The next training date will be announced soon!

Al’s Pals: Kids Making Healthy Choices
Teacher Training
Richmond, Virginia October 18-19
Registration FormAl’s Pals: Kids Making Healthy Choices is a nationally recognized evidence-based curriculum and teacher training program that develops social-emotional skills, self-control, problem-solving abilities, and healthy decision-making in children ages 3 – 8 years old. The training includes effective lesson delivery, use of the materials, and how to integrate the Al’s Pals pro-social concepts into ongoing teaching and daily interactions with the children.

Chesterfield Mental Health Support Services Prevention Services Announces
2017 Summer Educational Programs

Click here for more information on upcoming screenings of Resilience:The Biology of Stress & The Science of Hope.
Resilience is the companion film to Paper Tigers, which follows a year in the life of an alternative high school in Washington State who radically changed its approach to student discipline, with radically positive results. Resilience chronicles the birth of a new movement among pediatricians, therapists, educators and communities, who are using cutting-edge brain science to disrupt cycles of violence, addiction and disease.  The film portrays a dynamic group of individuals who are proving that cycles of disease and adversity can be broken.

FAM Professional Workshops

* Mandated Reporter Training
* Stewards of Children – 2.5 hour training, $20 per person
* Trauma 101


Additional workshops available upon request.  Please contact Melissa McGinn at or 804-357-1694 to schedule.