Finding Ways to Stand Together When Horrific Things Happen

When horrific things happen, especially shootings, it can be helpful to consider the words we use and the empathy we express.

Make Your Voice Heard: Interagency Coordinating Council for Children and Youth

Learn more what the ICCCY is and how you can get involved in our efforts with Mississippi Department of Mental Health to start new meetings.

Evaluation of Young Children - Families as Allies

Evaluation of Young Children is part of our five-month-long series looking at the Procedural Safeguards, including a webinar.

Leadership Training Graduates Coaching and Support Group - 3/24

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

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Know Your Rights: IDEA Procedural Safeguards - 3/24

Procedural safeguards may seem like a dry topic, with long explanations and terms that are useless to your family. So why is it important and how will it help your child? Procedural safeguards are the rights that protect you.

IDEA Part C: Early Intervention Written State Complaints A Guide for Families of Infants and Toddlers (Birth through Age 2) - 3/25

Webinar by Mississippi Parent Training and Information Center: Parents have important rights if they disagree about whether the requirements of Part C of the IDEA are being followed. Join us and learn about your rights and what options are available if you have a problem.

Virtual Leadership Training - March 2021 - 3/25 & 3/26

This training is for parents, caregivers and professionals who are interested in learning to serve on decision-making groups and committees.

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Are you the family member/caregiver of a child or youth with disabilities/special health care needs and live in Mississippi?

If you are, you may be eligible to participate in a survey examining the impact of the pandemic on access to resources in our state. Participation takes approximately 10 minutes and you will have the opportunity to receive a $25.00 gift card if eligible.

To participate, please click the following link

Roadmap to the Ideal Crisis System

Essential Elements, Measurable Standards and Best Practices for Behavioral Health Crisis Response.

University of Maryland School of Social Work

Resources for anti-racism and Asian Americans and anti-hate.

COVID-19 Vaccine Hesitancy: 12 Things You Need to Know

Getting a COVID-19 vaccine is a personal choice. To support you as you make your decision, here are 12 facts and insights, shared by Sherita Golden, M.D., M.H.S.