Supporting the Educational Needs of Children & Youth with Mental Health Challenges and Those Who Have Experienced Trauma- Oakland

With Terri Henrizi from Association for Children’s Mental Health

 

TUESDAY, MAY 21, 2019 

10:00AM – 1:00PM 

Sign-in opens at 9:30AM

Refreshments will be served 

KENNEDY LEARNING CENTER
16299 Mt. Vernon Southfield, MI 48075
 

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

RSVP with Stephanie Nicholls by May 14, 2019 

(248) 667-8567 or stephanie.n@michiganallianceforfamilies.org

Or online at www.michiganallianceforfamilies.org/rsvp

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:

Trumpet Behavioral Health

Trumpet Behavioral Health provides ABA services to individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorders. In-home services are provided in the tri-county area, with a new center in Warren. Free trainings and workshops for families on topics including managing challenging behavior, toilet training and promoting independence are also available.
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Gigi’s Playhouse

Gigi's Playhouse changes lives through consistent delivery of free educational, therapeutic-based and career development programs for individuals with Down syndrome, their families and the community, through a replicable playhouse model. Programs include gross and fine motor skills, developmental, fitness, and speech & language; free one-on-one tutoring in literacy and math, and adult programs. Gigi's Playhouse has locations across the US, and has a Southfield location.
Counties:

Down Syndrome Guild of Southeast Michigan

Organization providing programs for new and expectant parents, recreation programs, social programs, and employment programs for residents of Southeast Michigan. The website also provides resource information (including a medical directory and education).

Serious Emotional Disturbances Waiver (SEDW)

The Children's Serious Emotional Disturbances Waiver (SEDW) provides services that are enhancements or additions to Medicaid State Plan coverage for children through age 20 with SED. The SEDW is a fee-for-service program administered by the Community Mental Health Services Programs (CMHSP) in some Michigan counties. All eligibility requirements and coverage areas are listed on the site.

Clarkston Special Camp

Clarkston Special Camp (SCAMP) is a five week summer day camp for children and young adults with special needs. SCAMP provides recreational and social opportunities under the supervision of highly trained staff. Financial aid is available in limited amounts for eligible families

OUCARES/ Oakland University Center for Autism

Oakland University Center for Autism Research, Education and Support offers programs, special events, and recreation for children of all ages and families experiencing autism spectrum disorders, plus a variety of camps for children ages 3-18 with autism and an employable skill building program for adults with autism.
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Wings of Mercy of East Michigan

Wings of Mercy is a volunteer pilot organization that assists patients in need of transportation to distant medical facilities.