Expanding and Sustaining Systems of Care: New Challenges and New Opportunities July 19-21, 2011 – Sheraton Chicago Hotel and Towers This required training for Comprehensive Community Mental Health Services for Children and their Families is sponsored by the Center for Mental Health Services, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. It is coordinated by the Technical Assistance Partnership for Child and Family Mental Health, a collaboration between the American Institutes for Research and the National Federation of Families for Children’s Mental Health. You can register for the training by accessing online registration.
Next Steps Toward A Trauma-Informed System of Care November 30, 2010, 10:30 am – 12:00 pm WHO: All staff of agencies in receipt of letter dated August 23, 2010, from Maine’s Children’s Behavioral Health Serivces stating that the agency had obtained an insufficient number of responses from one or more groups must participate or view a recorded version. If an agency serves only early childhood and would not expect a youth response, please email Doug Patrick. WHAT: The webinar further explains the Trauma-Informed Agency Assessment and System of Care principles, including: -the importance of active principles within Maine’s Children’s Behavioral Health Services system -how and why the principles benefit provider agencies -Continuous Quality Improvement planning as it relates to principles -available resources and support for implementation -Q & A time HOW: To register, click here. We can accommodate 100 log-ins, so please gather in groups at one computer. Click here to check for system compatability. A web browser will open with links to three (3) media options. Click on each of the three links. If you see […]
Tickets go on-sale May 5th! SNEAK A PEEK at Inspired Voices art… June 14-24, Community Art Exhibit, Five County Credit Union Public reception, June 16 Inspired Voices June 26, 2010, Franco-American Heritage Center 6 pm: catered reception and art exhibit 7 pm: Showtime! Inspired Voices is a powerful celebration of hope and recovery through music, poetry, dance and art. The gala event also raises vital funds to support Tri-County Mental Health Services. TCMHS Program Director, Catherine Ryder, directs the show for the fifth straight year, and L/A Arts Executive Director Andrew Harris joins fellow Brit and TCMHS Executive Director Chris Copeland on stage as Emcee. Inspired Voices includes the people TCMHS serves and the community in a creative partnership that has a profound effect on everyone involved in it. The consumer participants realize lifelong dreams. The performers volunteer hours of time and considerable talent to support the consumers and share in their triumphs. The audience is part of the healing process. Youth or family consumers of services who would like […]
Open to members of the transgender community and their allies, as well as mental health, social service and medical professionals. Time: 9 am-5:30 pm Place: University of Southern Maine (Portland: Payson-Smith Hall) Click here for information on registration, schedule, FAQ, and more
The Children’s Festival is celebrating its 27th year. Time: 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Place: University of Maine Farmington, Olsen Student Center Exhibitor registration deadline: Jan 25, 2010