We’re Hiring!

The Federation of Families of SC is hiring new staff! Please click on each link to learn more. Please send all resumes to jenah.cason@fedfamsc.org.

Regional Positions
Regional Youth Specialist (Florence region)

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Check Out These Events!

May 1-7, 2017 is Children’s Mental Health Awareness Week!

The Federation of Families of SC will be holding its annual Children’s Mental Health Awareness Day Rally at the Capitol (North steps) at 11:00 AM on Wednesday, May 3rd. We hope you will join us in raising awareness around the importance of children’s mental health! CMHAW Rally Save the Date

Awareness Week Poster Art Contest 

Every year, an art contest is held to select art work for the Children’s Mental Health Awareness Week Poster. This year’s theme is “Messengers of Hope”. There will be a $100 prize for the winning art work, $50 for second place and $25 for third place. Submissions due March 17th! Click here to learn more!


Annual Family & Youth Conference: Ignite Your Life  

The Federation’s annual family and youth conference will be March 25th-March 26th at White Oak Conference Center. A limited number of scholarships are still available. Please register at https://ignite-your-life.eventbrite.com/, or contact us to receive a registration packet in the mail.

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Ignite Your Life: Annual Family & Youth Conference- Online Registration is Now Available!

Online registration for our Annual Family and Youth Conference is now available! This year’s theme is Ignite Your Life and we hope you will register today to secure the special early bird rates. If you would like a registration packet mailed to you instead, please call us at 803-772-5210/toll free 779-0402.

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Suicide in Elementary School-Aged Children and Early Adolescents

*From the American Academy of Pediatrics

Suicide in elementary school–aged children is not well studied, despite a recent increase in the suicide rate among US black children. The objectives of this study were to describe characteristics and precipitating circumstances of suicide in elementary school–aged children relative to early adolescent decedents and identify potential within-group racial differences.

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NIMH Webinar: Mental Health Research: What You Need to Know- Monday, 1/23, 1:00 P.M.-1:30 P.M. ET

Clinical research is medical research that involves people like you! People volunteer to participate in carefully conducted investigations that may ultimately uncover better ways to treat, prevent, diagnose, and understand human disease such as mental illnesses. Join Kalene DeHaut, LCSW, of the National Institute of Mental Health for this webinar on clinical research. Learn about the basics of clinical research-what it is, why it’s important, key research concepts, and steps to take if you, a family member, or a client is interested in participating in clinical research.

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