Reminder: Virtual Hearing on Monitor Proposals in US v Mississippi Thurs., Sept 2., 2021, at 1:30 p.m.

This Thursday, September 2nd at 1:30 pm, Judge Carlton Reeves will hold a hearing via Zoom on the role of the monitor in US vs. Mississippi. The public can access the hearing by dialing 877-336-1829 and entering passcode 3608939#. Please remember to mute your phone after joining.

WLBT Covers 'CHAMP' Program For Access to Mental Health Services for Children

We're thankful for this WLBT report by Patrice Clark, which raises awareness of the CHAMP program that we've partnered on with UMMC.

Register Now for Hill Day at Home 2021

Hill Day at Home is an opportunity to learn how to get involved and advocate for better national policy regarding mental health and substance abuse.

Section 504, ADAA and Children with Disabilities or Special Health Care Needs: What Parents Need to Know - Sept. 1

This presentation will provide parents with information to help them understand the law and what it means to their child.

Mapping Dreams: Transition to Adulthood (1-hour training) - Sept. 2

This training provides strategies for what parents and youth can do to plan for the transitions from high school to adult employment, postsecondary education or training, and independent living.

The United States vs. Mississippi lawsuit - Sept. 2

Judge Reeves will hold a hearing on the role of the monitor in the United States vs. Mississippi lawsuit Thursday, September 2nd at 1:30 pm. The public can access the hearing by dialing 877-336-1829 and entering passcode 3608939#. Please remember to mute your phone after joining.

NTTAC Event: Managing Adversities as You Get Ready for Fall 2021 - Sept. 8

This webinar will focus on skills to manage adversities that occur as one prepares to resume work, school, or other life activities.

2021 Creating Your Own Path: Successful Transitions for Persons with Autism - Sept. 9

In this presentation, Dr. Schall will discuss her research regarding the impact of COVID-19 on the lives of employed individuals with ASD and the importance of using trauma informed care to ensure that individuals with ASD are able to return to work and school safely.

Introduction to Relias' Suicide Prevention Simulation Training Courses - Sept. 9

During the webinar Sara Seidel Beall will walk you through the technology and importance of suicide prevention simulation courses.

Advancing Black LGBTQ+ Behavioral Health: Contemporary Approaches to Understanding and Uprooting Intersectional Stigma to Promote Wellness - Sept. 14

This webinar will explore emerging efforts to better understand & intervene upon intersectional stigma & behavioral health.

2021 Opioid & Heroin Mississippi Drug Summit | Rise Up - Sept. 15

Listen to public health and treatment advocates discuss the disease of addiction and the tools available to prescribers and treatment professionals at the Rise Up Drug Summit.

Mississippi Trauma-Informed Care Virtual Conference - Sept. 22

Participate in up to 8 Keynotes and 15 Breakout Sessions that encourage new coping strategies and resiliency for service providers during this three day conference.

Reach MS: Supports for Students with Significant Disabilities - Sept. 28

REACH MS will provide participants with positive behavioral interventions and practices to support students with significant disabilities during this one-day training.

Hill Day at Home - Oct. 19

Hill Day at Home is your opportunity to urge lawmakers to invest in lifesaving funding for mental health and substance use treatment programs from your computer, without ever leaving the comfort of your home or office!

2021 Virtual NFFCMH Conference - November 4-6

Join this conference with the National Federation of Families featuring great workshops and speakers to educate and empower families.

Students Are Returning to School With Anxiety, Grief and Gaps in Social Skills

As many kids resume instruction this fall, schools can serve as critical access points for mental health services.

Report details changes to mental health system

A recent report from the Mississippi Department of Finance and Administration has issued the first report from an independent watchdog that will reform the state's mental health department.

Safety After a Storm - Mississippi State Department of Health

Storm water and debris can create dangerous conditions and the threat of illness and injury. Proper precautions can safeguard your health and save lives.

New Guidance Reaffirms Importance of Full Implementation of IDEA Amidst COVID-19 Pandemic - Individuals with Disabilities Education Act

The U.S. Department of Education's Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services (OSERS) sent a letter to its state and local partners reiterating its commitment to ensuring children with disabilities and their families have successful early intervention and educational experiences in the 2021-2022 school year.


Southern Christian Services for Children and Youth, Inc. Adoption Permanency Division is delivering 7 sessions (1-hour per session) webinars for prospective and/or adoptive participants needing free online parenting classes. Participants will receive a parenting certificate upon completion of each session after completing and returning the evaluation form.