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Parent/Caregiver Speaker Series

Through our Parent/Caregiver Speaker Series, the Downingtown Area School District furthers its commitment to promoting healthy communities by featuring speakers and presentations that support our mission of providing wellness opportunities for our families. 

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December 5, 2023

In person film screening of Screenagers: Under the Influence with panel discussion to follow

Penn State Great Valley - Conference Center Building
30 East Swedesford Road
Malvern, PA 19335

Funded by:
Chester County Department of Drug & Alcohol Services

Presented by:
Be a Part of the Conversation
In Partnership with:
Coatesville Youth Initiative * Compass Mark * Communities that Care of Greater Downingtown * 
Downingtown Area School District * Phoenixville Communities that Care
West Chester Communities that Care
Screenagers Under the Influence: Vaping Drugs & Alcohol in the Digital Age

This film examines the impact of our digital age on teens' decision-making in relation to substance use, including vaping, alcohol and other drugs. The film will be followed by a panel discussion with an adolescent treatment provider and educators.

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What makes students great athletes also places them at greater risk of substance use. Among US high school athletes, only 6% will get the chance to play in college. The pressure to perform has never been greater. This webinar will help parents understand why athletes today are at greater risk for substance use, how they use differently from their non-participating peers, and how parents can help them stay healthy and mentally prepared for their sport.

Parent/Caregiver Speaker Series Past Events

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