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Arcadia University from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania USA will be hosting a series of free seminars from Saturday, August 6 to Friday, August 19. The seminars are divided into morning and evening sessions, and will be offered at the San Pedro Lion’s Den, Dr. Otto Rodriguez Polyclinic II, and the San Pedro Town Council Conference Room. From business to health and even education, lessons will be taught by select professors, and participants are invited to attend and receive useful information.

If you would like to sign up for a course or need additional information, please contact Lara Goldman at 670-5272. For information about the programs and services, please go to the Village Initiative Arcadia – San Pedro Facebook Page for the most current information, or email Goldman at [email protected].


Arcadia University Free Seminars ~ August 6 – 19, 2016

Business and Employment:
What is an employee? What is expected of you? How to land your first job, and keep it!

  • August 10, 9 am – 10 am,  Dr Alla Wilson at Lion’s Den
  • August 11, 630 p – 8 pm, Professor Annette Halpin, SPTC

Basic interviewing skills and application/resume completion

  • Aug 10, 1015 am – 1130 am, Dr Alla Wilson at Lion’s Den

Leadership Training (Certificate Upon Completion)

  • Sunday, August 7, 10 am  - 12 pm, Professor Annette Halpin, Lion’s Den
  • Advanced Course (limited space) August 9, 630 – 8pm, Dr Alla Wilson, SPTC
  • August 11, 9 am – 1030 am – Dr Alla Wilson, Lion’s Den

Supervisory Skills Training (Certificate Upon Completion)

  • August 8, 630 pm – 8 pm, Dr Alla Wilson, SPTC
  • August 11, 1030 am – 1145 am, Dr Alla Wilson, Lion’s Den

Customer Service Training (Certificate Upon Completion)

  • Sunday, August 7, 10 am – 12 pm, Dr Alla Wilson, SPTC
  • August 10, 630 – 8 p – Alla Wilson, SPTC
  • August 12, 9 am – 1130 am, Dr Alla Wilson, SPTC

Budgeting for the Small Business, home, life and family

  • August 8, 630 pm – 8 pm, Professor Annette Halpin, Lion’s Den
  • August 12, 9 am – 1130 am, Professor Annette Halpin, Lion’s Den

How to Financially Rebuild After The Fire (or other devastating event)

  • Saturday, August 6, 1 pm Dr Alla Wilson and Professor Annette Halpin, Lions Den
  • August 9, 1pm – Dr Alla Wilson, Lion’s Den
  • August 11, 630 pm – Dr Alla Wilson, location Lion’s Den

Marketing for an internet world

  • August 9, 630 – 8 pm, Prof. Annette Halpin, SPTC

Small Business Help Desk – bring us your business questions, let us see what we can do to help!

  • August 11, 9 am – 1130 am, Prof Annette Halpin, SPTC


Health and Well Being Related:

Learning and Health Fair – August 15 – 19, 1pm to 5 pm, Lion’s Den.
Specialists in all areas will be available to discuss all of the following:
Physical Therapy Assessments, adults and children
In-home Private one on one Physical Therapy Session, adults and children
Does my child have special needs or a learning disability?  What to look for.

  • August 12, 1pm – 5pm – PolyClinic

Education for Pregnant Woman.  I’m pregnant, what does that mean? What can I expect? Should I be seeking medical support?

  • August 9, 630 – 8 pm, Polyclinic
  • August 10, 630 – 8 pm, Polyclinic
  • August 11,  630 – 8 pm, Polyclinic

High Blood pressure and diabetes screening and guidance

  • August 9, 630 – 8 pm, Lion’s Den
  • August 11, 630 – 8 pm, Lion’s Den

Nutrition – What is it? Why is it important? How do I plan a nutritious meal?

  • August 15, 630 – 8 pm, Lion’s Den
  • August 17, 630 – 8 pm, Lion’s Den

New Mother Support Group and information sharing session

  • August 16, 9 am – 1130 am, Polyclinic
  • August 18, 9 am – 1130 am, Polyclinic

Basic Hygiene and Trash

  • August 16, 630 pm – 8 pm, Lion’s Den

Genetic Counseling – What is it? How does it affect me?  My child has down’s syndrome, what does that mean for him, for me, and for our future children?  Identifying genetic issues in your blood lines. –

  • August 10 and 12 – 9a– 12p Drop in for private Appointment -  Polyclinic

Ambulatory Physical Therapy Adults and their Physical Support Partners Group Workshop

  • August 12, 1 pm – Lion’s Den
  • August 15, 1 pm – Lion’s Den

Does My Child Have Special Needs? Assessments with educators and therapists

  • August 12, 1 pm – Polyclinic
  • August 15, 9 am - Polyclinic

Fire Victim Support Groups – Lion’s Den

  • August 8, 1 pm
  • August 11, 9 am
  • August 11, 1 pm
  • August 13, 9 am
  • August 13, 1 pm


Education, Parenting, and Mental Health:

Does this child have a learning disability? Open to teachers, parents and anyone who cares

  • August 12, 1 pm – 5 pm, PolyClinic

Empowering Individuals and Developing Strong Families Series:
Mental Illness and Depression

  • August 8, 630 – 8 pm,  Lion’s Den

Drugs and Alcohol

  • August 9, 630 – 8 pm, Lion’s Den

Healthy Partners, Healthy Parenting

  • August 10, 630 – 8 pm, Lion’s Den

Community Development Initiative

  • August 11, 630 – 8 pm, Lion’s Den

Empowering Adolescent Girls

  • August 15, 630 – 8 pm - SPTC

Empowering Adolescent Boys

  • August 16, 630 – 8 pm - SPTC

Developing strong, healthy relationships between boys and girls -

  • August 17, 630 – 8 pm - SPTC

Post Partum depression

  • August 16, 9 am – 11 am, Polyclinic
  • August 18, 9 am – 11 am, Polyclinic

Adult Literacy

  • August 9, 630 – 8 am - Polyclinic

Ambulatory Physical Therapy Adults and their Physical Support Partners Group Workshop

  • August 12, 1 pm – Lion’s Den
  • August 15, 1 pm – Lion’s Den

Education for the special needs parent

  • August 12, 9 am – 1130 am, Polyclinic.

How to Financially Rebuild After The Fire (or other devastating event)

  • Saturday, August 6, 1 pm – Dr Alla Wilson and Professor Annette Halpin, Lions Den
  • August 9, 1pm – Dr Alla Wilson, Lion’s Den
  • August 11, 630 pm –  Lion’s Den

Fire Victim Support Groups

  • August 8, 1 pm
  • August 11, 9 am
  • August 11, 1 pm
  • August 13, 9 am
  • August 13, 1 pm

Schedule subject to change and will be updated frequently with additional offerings.  Please go to the Village Initiative Arcadia – San Pedro Facebook Page for the most current information or email Lara Goldman at [email protected]

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