Upcoming training! Surviving and Thriving: Coping with Your Child’s Behavioral Health Needs and Managing Your Own Wellness

Attention parents and caregivers!

Do you feel like you have lost control?
Are you looking for new parenting styles to help you manage your child’s behavior?
Are you looking to connect with other parents who have learned how to survive and thrive?

Register for our dynamic training- Surviving and Thriving: Coping With Your Child’s Behavioral Health Needs And Managing Your Own Wellness! This training session will be held Saturday, December 9th in Columbia, SC and is designed exclusively for parents and caregivers of children and youth with emotional, behavioral, substance use, or mental health challenges. Individuals who attend this training will be able to identify the stages of acceptance, recognize different parenting styles, manage power and control with positive parenting skills, embrace the importance of personal wellness, and enhance leadership and advocacy skills. The Federation of Families of SC provides on-going training, technical assistance, and networking opportunities to empower you as you develop advocacy skills and prepare to serve on local, state, and national committees.

To ensure an optimal learning environment, all guests must meet the following criteria:
1. Be a parent or caregiver of a child with emotional, behavioral, or mental health and/or a substance use challenge.
2. Attend the training in its entirety.
3. Agree to provide the Federation of Families of SC with follow-up information regarding how the training has been beneficial to the child and family.
4. Be willing to attend the meetings of your local FFSC Family Support Network (FSN) or assist in starting one if none are available in your community.
5. Be willing to promote mental health awareness and family-driven care support.

Register online here
Contact us for more information!
803-772-5210/Toll-Free 866-779-0402

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K2/Spice: An Unpredictable Danger

From NIDA:

K2 or Spice is often dangerously packaged as a natural drug but this latest blog post from the National Institute on Drug Abuse takes a closer look at the unpredictable and often deadly effects of this synthetic cannabinoid and dispels the myths surrounding its use and ingredients. Click here to for the full blog post and several infographics. Click here for the full blog post and infographics.


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Southeastern School Behavioral Health Conference

We are honored to be this year’s Platinum Sponsor for the fifth annual Southeastern School Behavioral Health Conference! This dynamic conference continues to be the premier conference in the southeast focused on all aspects of school behavioral health, from treating the individual student to supporting the school district. Topics covered include the juvenile justice system, military families, welfare systems, early childhood development, and school climate and safety. This conference will be held Thursday, April 19th-Friday, April 20, 2018 at the Myrtle Beach Convention Center. For more information and to complete your registration, please click here.

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