Today's parents face many challenges when it comes to attending traditional education programs regarding parenting and child development. In addition, today's youth need useful tools to navigate healthy choices during adolescence.
Manhasset CASA, the Town of North Hempstead's North Hempstead Television (NHTV) and Public Access Television's (PATV) are working together to help our community access vital parent and youth education. The collaboration provides community television programming, produced by CASA, NHTV NHTV and PATV that assists families in their efforts to raise healthy and responsible children:
In June 2016, Jenna Tishler, Co-President of Manhasset CASA Youth Committee Club at Manhasset High School, recently interviewed Sarah Haiken, a National Teen Influencer with Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) on CASA's Prevention through Connection Public Access Television (PATV) Program. The local teen prevention program dispells myths about underage drinking and empowers youth with useful tools in navigating healthy choices during adolescence.
In February 2016, Manhasset CASA's 2016 Power of Parenting Series, sponsored by Senator Jack M. Martins and the Manhasset Public Library featured Dr. Kevin A. Sabet's discussion Understanding Marijuana in 2016.
Click here to view PATV's special edition of CASA's Prevention through Connection public access television program featuring Dr. Sabet's recorded presentation.
In June 2015, Manhasset Youth Club won the Town of North Hempstead's Screenplay Contest. These amazing teens recorded Positive Perspectives for Youth in North Hempstead which continues to air on PATV and North Hempstead TV! Click here to view Positive Perspectives from Teens in North Hempstead
In October 2014, Manhasset CASA and North Hempstead Television produced Prevention through Connection: It's a Fact Parents Do Matter and features a PSA with Town of North Hempstead Supervisor Judi Bosworth
Manhasset CASA and North Hempstead Television produced an interview with Dr. Stephen L. Dewey of North Shore LIJ Feinstein Institute of Health about adolescent brain development. Dr. Dewey speaks often in our community about the effect drugs and alcohol has on the developing teen brain.
Manhasset CASA and North Hempstead Television produced Guiding Your Teen featuring Isabel Burk, Director of The Health Network, a nationally known, award-winning expert on drug prevention, safety policies, and health education issues addresses the importance of family communication and the teen brain.
The premiere of Prevention through Connection, features Toren Volkman, writer of Binge to Blackout. Toren candidly discusses how his underage drinking started him down a destructive path where he realizes at age 23 that he is an alcoholic.