ACF and SAMHSA Training for Parents, Caregivers, and Families on the Mental Health of Children to be held March 22
March 17, 2023
The Administration for Children and Families (ACF) and Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) are offering a virtual training for parents, caregivers, and families on the mental health needs of children.
ACF and SAMHSA are both committed to improving behavioral health (mental health and substance use) for children, youth, and families. As part of our agencies’ ongoing behavioral health efforts, this March 22nd training aims to provide parents and caregivers with the information and resources to recognize, manage, and support their children’s mental health needs.
Dr. Sunny Patel (Senior Medical Advisor, SAMHSA Center for Mental Health),
Dr. Gary Blau (Senior Advisor, SAMHSA),
Lauren Behsudi (Senior Advisor, ACF),
David Armstrong (parent and caregiver advocate),
Arc Telos Saint Amour (Executive Director, Youth MOVE National)
Kelvin Young (Certified Sound Healer and co-founder of Toivo).
We understand that parents and caregivers play a vital role in the lives of children, families, and communities. This training will provide parents and caregivers with tools and skills to support their children.