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PAM Conference Related Information


October 16, 2014, Proposal - Marquette
November 10, 2014, Proposal -  East Lansing

Poster Contest winners for 2014

Poster Contest Information
2015 Poster Contest Entry Form -  Deadline is October 3, 2014
2015 Poster Contest Entry Form in a pdf

Listed PAM Activities by date and county as of 4/11/14

Local PAM Activity Form 2014

Form Filled Version
Word Version

PAM Key Contacts for Local Parenting Resources and Activities
Some key contact information has changed - will be updating 2014 


 Parents LEAD (Listen, Educate, Ask, Discuss) is a program designed to help parents talk to their children about underage drinking. . . more here

Parenting Awareness Michigan Celebrates people raising children and promotes year round education and resources for parents and caregivers. Its mission is to promote parenting awareness, education, and resources through state outreach and local effort.


PAM Vision and Mission Statement

Locate the Regional Coordinating Agency in your County


Parenting Awareness Michigan is coordinated out of Prevention Network, a statewide organization that works to build the capacity of individuals and community groups to be involved in alcohol, tobacco, and other drug prevention.



2014 PAM Packet materialS

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Underlined in blue are accessible documents 
* web only pieces that are not in the printed packet                  


Greetings from PAM Steering Committee
Using the PAM Packet

PAM Planning for 2014

PAM Materials Order Form
Parenting Awareness Michigan Flyer

*  Great Ideas for Celebrating PAM 2014
*  Planning for PAM 2014
*  Developing a Local PAM Coalition
*  Sample Local PAM Resolution
*  Promoting Your Local PAM Activities
*  PAM Media Release
*  PAM  Proclamation

2014 PAM Poster 

Alcohol, Tobacco, and Other Drugs 2014 
Creating a Successful Parent Network
The Power of Parents
Family Day 2014 Poster
Family Day 2014 Tips
Parenting for Prevention of Underage Drinking
Talk to Your Children About Marijuana
Children and Marijuana-Infographic
Children and Secondhand Smoke
What Can You Do? (Prescription Drugs)
Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders
Is My Child Using Alcohol, Tobacco, and Other Drugs?
* Alcohol Drinks which Appeal to Youth
* Preventing Youth Tobacco Use: The Important Role of Parents
* Getting High on Rx and OTC Cough Medicine
Preventing Teen OTC Cough Medicine Abuse
* Fact Sheet: Preventing Teen Rx Abuse
Talking to Your Kids About Rx Drug Abuse
6 Parenting Practices
* Talk They Hear You - Prevent UAD
Tips for Parents to Avoid ATOD Problems in Children
* Text Messages to Avoid Alcohol
Strings. . . keep kids safe from alcohol
* Parent Talk Kit
* The Power of Grandparents Guide
Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder- Spanish
What Families Can Do To Help Prevent Underage Alcohol Use
Smoke-Free Home Pledge
"Bath Salts" Fact Sheet
* Synthetic Marijuana-K2 or Spice Fact Sheet
* Smoking Around Children
* Smoking in the Car
* Asthma and Secondhand Smoke

Positive Parenting
31 Ways to Build Self-Esteem - Calendar
Effective Parenting -English
Effective Parenting -Spanish
Words Your Child Needs to Hear
Positive Parenting Tips - from around Michigan
Teaching Kindness
Parents are the First Best Models
Ways to Strengthen Your Family
Five Protective Factors
How to Talk to Your Kids About Sex
Promoting Healthy Relationships (10 Things Parents Can Do)
Don't Wait: Everyday Actions to Keep Kids Safe 
* Cultivate - Nurture - Foster
* When You Thought I wasn't Looking
Talking to Our Kids About Sex
Dad's Tips
* 10 Steps to Positive Parenting
* Social Emotional Health Among Young Children 
* Social Emotional Health Among Teens 
* Positive Mental Health Resilience Among Teens
* Strengthening Families through Protective Factors
* 180 Ways to Play with Your Children - 11x17 Poster


Child Development

* Healthy Child Development Tip: infants (0-1 years of age)
* Healthy Child Development Tips: Toddlers (1-2 years of age) 
* Healthy Child Development Tips: Toddlers (2-3 years of age)
* Healthy Child Development Tips: Preschoolers (3-5 years of age)
Healthy Child Development Tips: Middle Childhood (6-8 years of age)
* Healthy Child Development Tips: Middle School (9-11 years of age)
* Health Child Development Tips: Young Teens (12-14 years of age)
* Healthy Child Development Tips: Teenagers (15-17 years of age)
* The Teen Brain

Other Resources for Parents
Too Much Screen Time Hurts Babies
Safe Sleep for Your Baby
Car Seat Basics
Parent Guide to Children's Oral Health
Five Tips for Parents of a Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, or Transgender Child
Tips for Parents If Your Child is Being Bullied
Autism Spectrum Disorder Fact Sheet
Build a Healthy Meal - 10 Tips
* ADHD Fact Sheet- English
* ADHD Fact Sheet - Spanish
* Bullying Fact Sheet
* Darkness To Light Child Sexual Abuse
* Prevent Child Sexual Abuse
* Grandparenting Understanding Child Trauma
* Leaving Your Child Home Alone
Safe Delivery of Newborns-Poster
* MyPlate - All Tip Sheets
A Guide for Parents Brochure (print size 8.5" x 14 5/8")
What Can Military OneSource Do For You?
* Military OneSource Parenting Resource
Car Safety Heat Flyer



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