Supporting the Educational Needs of Children & Youth with Mental Health Challenges & Those who Have Experienced Trauma – Houghton County

PDF:   ACMH-2019-08-19-Houghton

Join us to learn how mental health challenges and trauma can affect children and youth in the school setting and examine strategies and supports that can help them to be more successful.

This training includes:

• Overview of common mental health disorders in children and youth

• Implications of exposure to trauma

• Discuss why this matters in schools and most importantly what we can do about it!

• Connect with resources for children’s mental health and trauma

Who should attend? Families with a child with disabilities or learning challenges, school staff, other community members

RSVP with Sally Beauchamp by August 12, 2019

(906) 779-5695 or sally.b@michiganallianceforfamilies.org Register online www.michiganallianceforfamilies.org/rsvp

Please note: To be good stewards of our funding resources, we need a minimum number of participants registered by the registration deadline for the presentation to be held. If it is after the deadline and you haven’t registered, please call or email to check the status of the event. If you require accommodations or materials in an alternative format, please let us know one week before the workshop

Counties:

SAIL Disability Network of the Upper Peninsula

Organization that provides information, referrals, employment services, transportation services, support, and advocacy services to people with disabilities. The Disability Network of the Upper Peninsula also works on a larger scale, helping local businesses, and other organizations to make changes that improves life for all individuals.

Superior Alliance for IL (SAIL)

Our staff provides information, referrals, support, and advocacy services to people with a wide variety of disabilities, both visible and invisible. We also work on a larger scale, helping local businesses, and other organizations to make changes that improve life for everyone in the community.