October 2018 Events – WV

OCTOBER 2018

 

  • University High School Band Department Presents 5th Annual Showcase of the Bands

11 participating high school bands – Monday October 1, 2018 at 6:00pm (Please see flyer: attached)

 

  • Monongalia County 13th Annual Reading Rally – October 3, 2018 at 6:30pm (Doors open at 6:15pm)

Come out to the Metropolitan Theatre and meet the WVU Mountaineer and WVU Athletes. (See flyer: attached)

 

  • Highland/Clarksburg Hospital presents Mindfulness Day – October 24, 2018 8:00am – 4:00pm

Please contact Valerie Hutson at 304-989-3128 (Flyer attached)

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September 2018 Events – WV

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SEPTEMBER 2018

 

  • Mountaineer Food Banks Mobile Food Pantry Food Giveaway

Time: September 15, 2018 from 11:00 am to 1:00pm

Location: Morgantown Ice Skating Rink (1001 Mississippi Rd. Morgantown)

 

  • Literacy Volunteers’ Fall 2018 English Literacy Class Schedule

September 17, 2018 – December 3, 2018 at the Morgantown Public Library.

Please see attached flyer for more information

 

  • Christian Help is hosting their Fall/Winter Kids Consignment

Thursday, September 20, 2018 from 10:00am until 6:00pm, Friday, September 21, 2018 from 10:00am until 6:00pm, and Saturday September 22, 2018 8:00am until 1:00pm at the WV National Guard (90 Army Band Way) (CASH ONLY)  – Please see flyer attached

 

  • WVU Center of Excellence in Disabilities will be hosting their 1st Annual Run, Walk, or Roll 5K, 1 Mile Fun Walk, or Roll. Sunday September 23, 2018 at the WVU Coliseum Tack. Please see flyer for more information or contact Melina Danko at 304-293-4265

 

  • Kinship Care Meet and Greet hosted by Mon County Early Head Start/Head Start

September 25, 2018 from 1:00pm until 2:00pm at Mon County Early Head Start (671 Greenbag Rd)

Please contact Beth Nair for more information at 304-291-9330 ext. 1761

 

  • Fall Community Baby Shower – Monday, September 26, 2018 10:00am until 12:00pm

Morgantown Public Library (See flyer attached) or call 304-599-5466 with any questions

 

  • Senior Expo 2018 – Thursday, September 27, 2018 9:00am until 12:00pm at the Mountaineer Mall

50+ Vendors dedicated to improving quality of life for older adults.

Would you like to be a vendor? – Vender registration form attached – Please contact Senior Mons at 304-296-9812 with any questions

 

  • Highland/Clarksburg Hospital Fall Conference – Thursday, September 27, 2018 and Friday, September 28, 2018 – 8:00am until 2:45pm. Please call Valerie Hutson at 304-969-3128

 

  • Highland/Clarksburg Hospital Patient Art Show – Thursday, September 27, 2018 and Friday, September 28, 2018 from 10:00am – 6:00pm (Please see flyer) or call Valerie Hutson at 304-969-3128

 

  • 3rd Annual WVU Medicine Behavioral Health Conference – Friday, September 28, 2018 – Martinsburg, WV

Friday, October 12, 2018 – Bridgeport, WV

Friday, November 9, 2018 – Beckley, WV

Please contact Swapna King at 304-598-6422 with any questions (See flyer: attached)

 

  • Struggling with Transportation (Please see flyer)

Enroll by October 6, 2018 – Please contact Madison Matheny at 304-488-8182

 

 

Equine Assisted Psychotherapy & Learning

 

Equine Assisted Psychotherapy & Learning

July 27 | 10 a.m.-3 p.m.

Limited seating available

**Experiential Activity at Stars and Strides Farm**

Objectives: In this course you will learn

  • Basics and premise behind Equine Assisted Psychotherapy and Learning

 

  1. How EAP/EAL provides an existential experience and personal development
  1. How EAP/EAL will support individuals, couples and/or families in developing healthy relationships
  1. How EAP/EAL can support the development of responsibility and accountability
  1. How EAP/EAL aid in overcoming barriers to find change
  1. How EAP/EAL can aid in the development of decision making skills
  1. How EAP/EAL can support the use of appropriate risks to move out of comfort zone
  1. How EAP/EAL increases use of effective communication—both verbally and non-verbally

(Tentative Itinerary)

10 a.m.

  • What is Equine Assisted Psychotherapy and Learning
  • Experiential Modality
  • Why Horses?
  • EAP versus Traditional Therapy
  • Team Approach

 

11 a.m.

  • Code of Ethics
  • Ground Work
  • Solution-Oriented

 

12 Noon

  • Lunch
  • Travel to Farm

 

1:00pm

  • Horse Safety
  • Safety “untraining”
  • Equipment
  • Facility
  • Confidentiality

 

2 p.m.

  • Equine group exercise
  • Adjournment/ Questions

 

3 p.m.

  • End of Day

 

3 Hospital Plaza, Clarksburg, WV 26301 | 304-969-3100 | HighlandClarksburgHospital.com

Highland-Clarksburg Hospital is an equal opportunity provider and employer.

 

WV Geriatrics: Caregiving Upcoming Conference

Upcoming conference, theme Caregiving:  Challenges and Solutions.  The cost is very reasonable, only $100 and $35 is you are a student, resident and/or fellow.  The registration includes the cost for processing the seven (7) continuing education credits, breakfast, lunch and snacks plus one year membership in the WV Geriatrics Society (WVGS) for calendar year 2019.

 

Any questions, please do not hesitate to contact me.  Exhibitor opportunities available and Poster Competition.  Go to www.wvgeriatrics.org to view the announcements or download from the website.

 

Thank you, and hope to see you on September 13th.

Upcoming Blood Drives- Morgantown WV

Please note upcoming blood drives in our area:

 

4/18 WVU Student Rec Center 1:30-7:00

4/30 WVU Staff Council 10:00-2:30 (One Waterfront Place Conference Room 6117)

5/3 Terra Alta Civic Club 12:00-4:00 (Terra Alta Ambulance Building)

5/15 Mason Dixon Elementary School 9:00-2:30

5/18 Mon Health Medical Center 7:30-1:00

5/24 St. Francis De Sales 12:30-6:00

5/28 Triple S Harley Davidson 9:30-2:00

5/29 WVU Mountainlair 12:00-5:00

5/30 Suncrest United Methodist Church 1:30-7:00