Syntero Accepting Participants for Positive Parenting Course

Syntero’s Positive Parenting Course will resume on October 28th. The five-week course is offered free of charge for residents of Delaware and Morrow Counties. The course is intended for parents and caregivers (grandparents, other relatives, guardians, etc.) of children from birth through age 8. Participants will learn how to get more desired behaviors from their children.

Classes will cover the following information:

  • The power of positive parenting techniques
  • What causes kids’ behaviors
  • Setting goals for change
  • Tips on how to reconnect with children and build positive relationships
  • Giving directions kids are likely to follow
  • Recognizing progress and planning for the future

Each participant will also have three one-on-one phone/in-person sessions with group leaders to make the information work for their families. Click here to register or email Debbie Combs.

The Positive Parenting Course is sponsored by Nationwide Children’s Hospital, Ohio Children’s Trust Fund and the United Way of Delaware County Strengthening Families program.

Youth Summer Groups Preview

Due to Ohio’s developing re-opening provisions, registration for Syntero’s Youth Summer Groups has been postponed, but we are still preparing to provide services for youth in grades K-12 this summer. Groups will provide students with a wide array of skills, including self-regulation, anger management, mindfulness and interpersonal effectiveness. Franklin County groups are free for any students from Dublin, Grandview, Hilliard and Upper Arlington School Districts. Click here to view the summer group flyer with the complete list of group topics and descriptions. Syntero Summer Prevention Programming is made possible by community funded levy dollars as distributed by the ADAMH Board of Franklin County.

Syntero Partners with Genoa Healthcare to Provide Pharmacy Services to Clients

Syntero has collaborative partnerships with primary care providers to provide integrated care for shared clients through increased communication, shared outcomes and care coordination. Integrating mental health, substance use and primary care services produces the best outcomes and proves the most effective approach to caring for people with multiple healthcare needs.

Syntero is pleased to announce a new partnership with Genoa Healthcare, our on-site pharmacy provider. Genoa’s full-service pharmacy will enable Syntero clients to conveniently fill prescriptions on site, and even have prescriptions mailed at no cost. The pharmacy will be located at Syntero’s Dublin location, but is available for all Syntero clients. More information is available here.

Syntero Offers Suicide Prevention & Intervention Services

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, suicide was the tenth leading cause of death overall in the United States, but it is the second leading cause of death among individuals between the ages of 10 and 34; however, it is a preventable public health problem. Ninety percent of people in a suicidal crisis will give some kind of warning to those around them, including the following:

  • Alcohol and drug abuse
  • Statements revealing or suggesting a desire to die
  • Sudden behavior changes
  • Depression
  • Giving away personal belongings
  • Purchasing a gun or stockpiling pills
  • Previous attempts
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Syntero’s School-Based Program Meets Youth at Point of Need

Twenty percent of 13-18-year-olds live with a mental health condition and 17 percent of youth report that they have seriously considered taking their own life in the past year. These startling statistics are just some of the reasons why Syntero’s therapeutic interventions and prevention services for adolescents and teens are critical. A recent video; produced by Erica Wood, MA, LPCC-S, director of Youth and Prevention Services, Delaware/Morrow Counties; shares how Syntero’s school-based program is meeting youth at the point of need to help them process very complicated issues.

Trauma and Dissociation Training

Join us for a four part training series on Trauma and Dissociation: Fundamentals of Assessment and Treatment. Presented by Helen Hill, LISW-S and Cheri Kerr, PCC-S
Online Registration is now open.
Space is limited to 40 participants.

Deadline for Registration is December 21, 2018
For more information contact Rick Soto, Syntero Lewis Center 740.428.0428