Embrace, Encourage, and Engage: Family and Caregiver Access to Child and Youth Mental Health Resources
The Administration for Children and Families (ACF) and Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) will host a virtual training for parents and caregivers on children’s mental health on March 22, 2023 from 6:00 p.m. to 7:15 p.m. ET. The training will provide parents and caregivers with the information and resources to recognize, manage, and support their children’s mental health needs. ACF and SAMHSA recognize that parents and caregivers play a vital role and want to provide training participants all the tools and skills needed to support children.
Event facilitators and speakers will include January Contreras, Assistant Secretary, ACF; Lauren Behsudi, Senior Advisor, ACF; Miriam Delphin-Rittmon, Assistant Secretary, SAMHSA; Dr. Sunny Patel, Senior Medical Advisor, SAMHSA Center for Mental Health; Dr. Gary Blau, Senior Advisor, SAMHSA; Arc Telos Saint Amour, Executive Director, Youth MOVE National; and David Armstrong, parent and caregiver advocate.