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West TN Parent-2-Parent

March 26, 2015 @ 8:00 am - March 27, 2015 @ 5:00 pm

Free

Parent-2-Parent

Parent-to-Parent is an 18 hour training targeting parents and professionals who want to learn more about the various child-serving systems and to provide information and support to other parents and families in Tennessee. It can also be used as a pre-requisite course to receive certification for the Certified Family Support Specialist through the Tennessee Department of Mental Health. There is no cost for the training; each attendee will receive a notebook of resources, handouts, materials, and a certificate of attendance. Parent 2 Parent Advocacy Training provides the following:

•          Understanding System of Care philosophy and TVC services
•          Having a better understanding of Mental Health Disorders that affect children and adolescents
•          Knowing how to access both private and public mental health systems
•          Being able to help another parent via phone  to strategize meeting his/her child’s needs and access services
•          Meeting with parents to review IEPs and plan strategy for meetings
•          Attending IEP meetings as an observer
•          Encouraging the beginnings of and/or holding a support group in your area

Cost: Free

      Dates and Locations:

West TN — March 26-27, 2015, Time TBD @ TBD

For more information regarding the trainings listed, please contact Annette Dupree-Sanders at adupreesanders@tnvoices.org or (615) 269-7751 ext.116.

Details

Start:
March 26, 2015 @ 8:00 am
End:
March 27, 2015 @ 5:00 pm
Cost:
Free
Event Category:

Organizer

Annette Dupree-Sanders
Email:
adupreesanders@tnvoices.org

Venue

West TN Memphis Office
1920 Kirby Parkway Suite 200
Memphis, TN 38138 United States
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Phone:
901-758-2522