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First Things First Professional Development Committee is excited to announce that registration has opened for the 8th Annual Cross-Systems training Mind, Body, and the Professional: A Self-Care Workshop on Friday  July 21st, 2017 at the Akron-Summit County Public Library. This event training will assist professionals from various fields build awareness, knowledge, and skills about the importance of self-care. Attendees will also...
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It is no secret that we are living in a critical time, with increasing environmental and social pressures. As a result, we often feel stress, disillusionment, “compassion fatigue,” and even burnout. Now so more than ever is it important for professionals take care of ourselves, so that we can continue to effectively help others and serve...
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For Kids Month each year, FTF features a Children’s Art Display at Akron-Summit County Public Library on Main Street downtown throughout the month of August.      This year’s theme is “What’s in your feelings toolbox?”  We invite you to encourage children that you interact with to submit...
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