The Federation of Families of South Carolina is seeking a full-time Staff Support position to assist the director with bookkeeping, data collection, and reporting of state and federal grants. This position will be based in the St. Andrews area of Columbia. Please send resumes to email@example.com.
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The Federation of Families of SC is hiring new staff! Please click on each link to learn more. Please send all resumes to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Regional Youth Specialists (3 positions- Charleston, Florence and Greenville-one per region)
May 1-7, 2016 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 4th. We hope you will join us in raising awareness around the importance of children’s mental health! Get the flyer.
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 “I Matter; You Matter.” There will be a $100 prize for the winning art work, $50 for second place and $25 for third place. Submissions due April 8th! Learn more about how to enter.
Living Better Today for a Brighter Tomorrow
The Federation’s annual family and youth conference will be April 15th-16th at White Oak Conference Center. A limited number of scholarships are still available. Read the criteria to attend.
We invite primary caregivers with “lived experience” raising a child with emotional, behavioral, mental health or substance use challenges to attend our Parent Peer Support Provider Training November 4th-6th. Peer Support is one of the most successful and requested of services available within a system of care. Many child and family serving agencies are partnering with Parent Support Providers because of improved services and outcomes for families. In this training, you will learn how to assist families with identifying formal and informal supports, reduce isolation of family members while promoting trust and hope, and provide families with skills needed to make informed decisions. Spaces are limited so please call us today for more information!
Cyberbullying raises new challenges for law enforcement, parents, and school officials to protect children. But is cyberbullying qualitatively different from “schoolyard” bullying? This question has led the National Institute of Justice to fund a series of research projects that explore the differences between what is traditionally known as bullying and cyberbullying.
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After years of being ranked first in the nation for fatal domestic violence against women, South Carolina has dropped to the number fifth ranking among states. Although the Palmetto State is no longer considered to be the deadliest state in the nation for women murdered by men, we must continue to raise awareness and educate those on the dangers of domestic violence and how it can have a lasting impact on its victims and family members. Please follow the link below to visit the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence website to learn more about the signs of domestic abuse and how you or your loved ones can receive the help they need to escape their abuser.