Mar 9, 2023
The MRAAA and Lock Haven University Clearfield collaborate each year to offer the Clearfield Community Lifelong Learning Institute.
CLEARFIELD, PA –Lock Haven University Clearfield and Mature Resources Area Agency on Aging (MRAAA) will host two Lifelong Learning programs in March.
The first program, presented by Dr. Mary Tatum, director of the Child Advocacy Center in Clearfield, will be held from 1:00 p.m. until 2:30 p.m. on Tuesday, March 14, in the Academic Building, Room A131 at the Lock Haven Clearfield Campus.
Tatum will discuss the importance of implementing a trauma-informed response for child abuse investigations.
This presentation will cover how the Multi-Disciplinary Investigation Team (MDIT) of Clearfield County responds to child abuse investigations and how the Child Advocacy Center (CAC) of Clearfield County supports this process.
Kirby, the CAC-CC’s facility dog, will also accompany Tatum for the presentation.
On Tuesday, March 28, representatives from the Clearfield County Regional Police Commission will detail the rationale behind combining the Lawrence Township and Clearfield Borough police departments. The presentation will be held from 1:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. in the Academic Building, Room A131.
The pros and possible cons to such a merger will be discussed, along with the progress that has been made up to this point.
The presentation will also include an overview illustrating how the region will be divided into various Patrol Zones and how each one will be covered with a police presence. Attendees will have the opportunity to ask questions during this session.
The MRAAA and Lock Haven University Clearfield collaborate each year to offer the Clearfield Community Lifelong Learning Institute. The latest round of programs will run February through May. Courses are geared towards the interests of older citizens, typically lasting around 90 minutes. Courses are taught primarily by Lock Haven faculty and individuals from the community with specific expertise. All programs are free unless otherwise noted.
While this program is free, participants must register by calling 814-765-2696.