What’s the Harm?


Tuesday, January 31, 2017, 7 – 9 p.m. at the Bainbridge High School Commons

Designed for parents and grandparents of children of all ages and other adults who care about Island youth. It is never too early to learn what helps kids thrive.

Why attend? Knowledge is power! Learn what substances are in our community, and what actions we can take to make a positive difference.


FREE: There is no charge for this event thanks to support from Rotary Club of Bainbridge Island and the Bainbridge Island School District.

Interested in the results of the anonymous parent survey for parents of children in 5th-12 grade?  Check it out here.

Join a panel discussion of experts featuring:

  • Kevin Haggerty, MSW, PhD, Prevention Expert, UW School of Social Work
  • Matthew Hamner, Chief of the Bainbridge Island Police Department
  • Jillian Worth, Family Physician at Virginia Mason Medical Center
  • Nicole Hayford, Sexual Assault Coordinator, Naval Base Kitsap and Intern Therapist, Bainbridge Youth Services

kevinhDr. Haggerty, MSW, Ph.D., is a faculty member at the Social Development Research Group, University of Washington, School of Social Work. He has specialized in the development and implementation of prevention programs at the community, school and family levels. Since 1993 he has been the Project Director for the Raising Healthy Children study, a school based approach to social development. He is an early implementer and trainer of the Guiding Good Choices parenting program. He is Principal Investigator of the NIDA funded Family Connections study, testing the Parents Who Care program, and the Focus on Families study. He is an investigator of the Community Youth Development Study, testing the effectiveness of Communities that Care. Mr. Haggerty is an international trainer and speaker in the areas of substance abuse and delinquency prevention and has written extensively in the field.

Learn more about what needs our attention by clicking here.

Brought to You by: Rotary Club of Bainbridge Island, Bainbridge Island School District, Bainbridge Youth Services, Raising Resilience and Bainbridge Healthy Youth Alliance.