Training Session On Identification and Reporting of Child Abuse
ASHVILLE - A New York State mandated training session for professionals on identifying and reporting child abuse, maltreatment and neglect will be held from 6 to 8:30 p.m., Thursday, April 12 at the Hewes Educational Center, Large Group Room, Route 394 in Ashville.
The training is required for all persons applying for a provisional or permanent certificate of license valid for administrative or supervisory service, classroom teaching service or school service. Therefore, in addition to teachers and school administrators, the mandate affects school physicians, nurses, therapists and others in the fields of health care and education.
Participants should bring their license or certificate number with them if possible. A State Education Department certificate of completion will be provided for each course participant. A $30 fee will be charged for this workshop. To register, call 1-800-344-9611 or 672-4371 ext. 2145. Participants are asked to be at the training 15 minutes prior to start time.
The session is provided by the School & Societal Perspectives Program of the Erie 2-Chautauqua-Cattaraugus BOCES.
Free screenings for seniors
LAKEWOOD - The United Senior Council of Chautauqua County, a non-profit organization serving seniors in the county, is holding a Senior Wellness Day on April 18 at Emeritus at Lakewood located at 220 Southwestern Drive in Lakewood. The event will take place 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Admission is free to all, and there will be a free meal to all seniors who attend.
Screenings available for free include vision, hearing, foot and ankle care, heels for osteoporosis, blood pressure, prostrate cancer and more.
Information on strengthening muscles, healthy bones, better balance to prevent falls, home health care, Alzheimer's, arthritis, diabetes, hospice, therapeutic massage, pain management, naturopathic healing, occupational therapy, physical therapy, garden box therapy, weaving through life changes and grief, nutrition, services available through Office of the Aging, information on incontinence, dementia, insurance, brain health and the benefits of wine.
For further information contact Theresa Perrin at 665-2414.