Date: September 29, 2022

Time: 10-1pm

Location: 590 Avenue of the Americas, 9th FL Room 902 New York, NY 10011

Learning Objectives:

  • Understanding the role of the supervisor and importance of flexibility and communication
  • Defining work styles and their relation to lived experiences
  • Ways to foster and develop practical coaching skills
Family of four walking

Date: August 25, 2022

Time: 10-1pm

Location: 590 Avenue of the Americas 9th Fl Room 903, New York, New York 10011

Learning Objectives:

  • Learning the fundamentals of Family Peer Advocacy 
  • Understanding role of a Family Peer Advocate
  • Provide key information on Family Peer Advocate Credentialing process

Date: August 18, 2022

Time: 10-1pm

Location: 590 Avenue of the Americas 9th Fl Room 902, New York, New York 10011

Learning Objectives:

  • Learning the fundamentals of Youth Peer Advocacy 
  • Understanding role of a Youth Peer Advocate
  • Provide key information on Youth Peer Advocate Credentialing process

Title:   Supporting Youth Mental Health in a Traumatic World 

Date: Thursday, June 30, 2022  from 1-3PM

Location: Zoom (Link will be provided after registration)  

Audience: Social Service providers within the New York City Area ie case managers, social workers, peer advocates, mental health providers, coordinators, case workers, and those working with the youth in various capacities. 

Professionals with the following licensed will be eligible to receive 2 free continuing education credit LMHC, LMSW, LCSW, PSYD and PHD.  If you are seeking to obtain CEU’s please provide license number on the registration form.   

Presenter:  Dr. Akeem Marsh has dedicated his career to working with children and families of medically neglected communities. He currently serves as the Medical Director of the Home of Integrated Behavioral Health – The New York Foundling and as a consultant member of the Verywell Mind Review Board. In part through his leadership efforts, The New York Foundling has participated in a learning collaborative through the Center for Health Care Strategies (CHCS) following a competitive selection process and was a recipient of the American Psychiatric Association Foundation (APAF) 2022 Award for Advancing Minority Mental Health. He maintains a faculty appointment as Clinical Assistant Professor of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at the New York University Grossman School of Medicine. Dr. Marsh is a Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association, a Distinguished Fellow of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (AACAP), and serves as a member of the Board of Directors of the New York Council on Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. He has presented nationally and internationally in a variety of professional conference settings, has authored many articles, and recently published a book he co-edited, Not Just Bad Kids: The Adversity and Disruptive Behavior Link. 

 

Date: June 16, 2022

Time: 1-3pm

Location: Zoom

Learning Objectives:

  • Understanding what is fostering independence
  • Positives of fostering independence
  • Tips for families and advocates in fostering independence

Date: June 9, 2022

Time: 1-3pm

Location: Zoom

Learning Objectives:

  • Gain an understanding of Housing and Independent Living
  • Different steps towards getting Housing and Independent Living
  • Tips on what to look for when seeking Housing and Independent Living

Date: June 2, 2022

Time: 1-3pm

Location: Zoom

Learning Objectives:

  • Gain an understanding of types of Mental Health crisis
  • Reflect on and establish advocates role in crisis management
  • Review NYC mental health resources and how to use them