Navigating the Child Find Process

Navigating the Child Find process takes three steps outlined in this article: identification, MET meeting and then evaluation.

Families Speak Out on Schools and Mental Health

The National Federation of Families recently surveyed over a thousand families from across the United States. See what they said here.

Status Conference Update: United States v. Mississippi Mental Health Lawsuit

A status conference in United States v. Mississippi, the lawsuit over Mississippi's mental health system, took place Monday, February 22.

Virtual Family Support Meeting - Feb. 25

Family support meeting for parents or caregivers raising a child to check in with each other, discuss problems and concerns, and support one another.

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Leadership Training Graduates Coaching and Support Group - Feb. 24

This group will focus on opportunities for leadership training graduates to serve on decision-making groups, provide coaching guidance.

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Family Engagement & Adolescent Health Summit

Heres an exciting opportunity for families and teens! Register today for the Family Engagement & Adolescent Health Summit Series. The first session will be held at 10:00 a.m. 12:00 p.m. on Saturday, February 27, 2021. Feel free to share with families and teens in your network. Gift Cards will be raffled during the sessions!

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The Early Years: Building Blocks to a Successful Future - Feb. 25

The Early Years: Building Blocks to a Successful Future Enjoy an excellent lineup of speakers covering the topics for raising young children.

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How Do I Know if My Child Needs Help and Where Do I Go if They Do? - Feb. 26

This webinar gives families practical information about childrens behavioral health and why its an important part of health. It also helps families know if their child might benefit from extra support and how to find the right kind of help if they would.

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State, Dept. of Justice attorneys close to reaching deal on mental health improvements

JACKSON Attorneys representing the U.S. Department of Justice and the state of Mississippi on Monday afternoon announced they are close to agreeing on a solution to improve the services

Coronavirus: Latest Updates and Tips

Get coronavirus updates related to kids and adults with learning differences or disabilities. Find resources on special education and talking with kids about COVID-19.

Boil-Water Notices: Precautions to Take - Mississippi State Department of Health

If you cannot boil your water, mix eight drops (1/8 teaspoon) of unscented, ordinary household chlorine bleach per gallon of water. Mix the solution thoroughly, and let stand for about 30 minutes before using.

The COVID-19 Family GuideBook