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

Date: September 15, 2022

Time: 10-1pm

Location: To be Determined. SFC Staff will reach out to registrants on updated location

Learning Objectives:

  • Learn to reduce stigma of Mental Health and receiving services
  • Learn to strengthen the ability in helping families recognize mental health distress
  • Discuss the advocates role in helping youth and families increase use of well-being practice/ help-seeking behaviors
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

Date: July 28, 2022

Time: 1-3pm

Location: Zoom

Learning Objectives:

  • Understanding Lived Experience
  • Learning how to work with families with lived experience
  • Empowering through lived experience

Date: July 14, 2022

Time: 1-3pm

Location: Zoom

Learning Objectives:

  • Understanding the importance of culture when engaging youth
  • Learning about different types of racial bias
  • Understanding the importance of being self aware when working with youth from different backgrounds

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

Date: May 19, 2022

Time: 1-3pm

Location: Zoom

Learning Objectives:

  • What are IEPs and Evaluations
  • Why are IEPs and Evaluations important within school systems
  • Tips and Resources for IEPs and Evaluations
Father and Son

Date: May 12, 2022

Time: 1-3pm

Location: Zoom

Learning Objectives:

  • Understanding what is stress management
  • Identifying different stressors
  • Tips to relieve stress

Date: May 26, 2022

Time: 1-3pm

Location: Zoom

Learning Objectives:

  • Gain an understanding of FPA and YPA workforce needs
  • Explore how to motivate and increase staff commitment
  • Tools to increase workforce retention

Date: April 21, 2022

Time: 1-3pm

Location: Zoom

Learning Objectives:

  • Develop which parenting curriculum is best for your parent
  • Learn skills on how to engage better with your parenting group
  • Tips on how to have a successful group

Date: April 14, 2022

Time: 1-3pm

Location: Zoom

Learning Objectives:

  • Understanding what lived experience is
  • The impacts of lived experience
  • How to cope when you are living through your lived experience

Date: April 7, 2022

Time: 1-3pm

Location: Zoom

Learning Objectives:

  • Understand the family dynamics
  • Create action and support plan for families
  • Develop Healthy conflict resolutions for families

Date: March 9, 2022

Time: 10am – 12pm

Location: Online via Zoom

Description: The New York Foundling’s Strong Families and Communities Training Center in collaboration with Jodi Ziesmer, Director of the New York Legal Assistance Group (NYLAG)’s Immigrant Protection Unit, and Lisa Pineda, Mental Health Clinical Director of Terra Firma at Montefiore Health Systems, would like to invite you to explore the legal and mental health needs of the immigrant population with in NYC.

Description: Learn more about the Strong Families and Communities Training Center and the great work the staff support in.