Category Archives: Legislation

Important information about state and federal legislation that has passed, which could effect the services our child receives.

Let’s put an end to inappropriate seclusion and restraint – Sign the White House petition

Many of you will remember the Morning Zen piece we did on Bill Lichtenstein, parent of a beautiful daughter who experienced the horror of the inappropriate use of seclusion and restraint (“His name is Bill – and he is fighting … Continue reading

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Now Is the Time: The President’s Plan to Protect our Children and our Communities by Reducing Gun Violence

A two fold plan presented by the President offers ways to reduce gun violence, but equally important is the plan to ensure that children are identified and get mental health services needed. 3. MAKING SCHOOLS SAFER We need to enhance … Continue reading

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Executive Director of the National Federation Visits the White House, Advocating on Behalf of Children, Youth, and Families

Sandra Spencer, Executive Director for the National Federation of Families for Children’s Mental Health, met at the White House yesterday with Vice President Biden’s task force on gun control to ensure that the issue goes beyond just gun control.  President … Continue reading

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