Title: Understanding the Needs of Newly Arrived Immigrant Parents to NYC

Date: 11/16/22 

Time: 10am-1pm 

Location: 590 Avenues of the Americas – 9th FL 

Learning Objectives:

  • Exploring the Lived Experience of a parent who has immigrated to NYC
  • Discuss the services available for immigrant parents and families to NYC 
  • An education expert will present regarding the various DOE services for children who are currently entering the DOE and may have various immigration status
  • The Strong Families and Communities Training Center’s Communities That Care program will share about their work with the community and ways community social service providers and leaders can help influence community policies and supports.  

Date: January 12, 2023

Time: 10-1pm

Location: In-Person

Learning Objectives:

  • Understanding different types of leadership
  • Exploring your individual leadership style
  • Using leadership skills as an advocate

Date: December 15, 2022

Time: 10-1pm

Location: In-Person

Learning Objectives:

  • Understanding and practicing accountability
  • Defining roles and responsibilities in a team
  • How to effectively delegate as a Supervisor

Date: December 8, 2022

Time: 10-1pm

Location: In-Person

Learning Objectives:

  • Common mental health concerns in children and youth.
  • Understanding the advocate role
  • Review the various Mental Health services in NYC

Date: November 17, 2022

Time: 10-1pm

Location: In-Person

Learning Objectives:

  • Learning outreach skills within different communities and settings
  • Effective engagement strategies throughout a multitude of platforms
  • Utilizing these skills and strategies within the peer advocate role

Date: October 27, 2022

Time: 10-1pm

Location: In-Person

Learning Objectives:

  • Understanding the Mental Health System
  • Why is Mental health important in education?
  • Exploring options within the Mental health system and Education

 

father and son sitting on stoop

Date: October 20, 2022

Time: 10-1pm

Location: In-Person

Learning Objectives:

  • Understanding the Foster Care and Juvenile Justice Systems
  • Connection between Juvenile Justice and Foster Care and how to maneuver between the two systems
  • Exploring Juvenile Justice and Foster Care Supports

Date: September 29, 2022

Time: 10-1pm

Location: In-person

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: In-Person

Learning Objectives:

  • Understanding Self-Stigma
  • Strengthen the ability to recognize and combat self-stigma
  • Increase the use of self-care practices

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