Let’s Talk About It…IN PERSON!

Parent & Caregiver Gathering

We want to meet you in person!  Join PCLG parents and other caregivers for this casual gathering, where we will discuss the ups and downs of raising kids with mental health concerns. 

We’ll meet at the Wolfe Center Park Building, 3700 Monterey Drive in St. Louis Park

Note: Please park near the Rec center and walk south over Bridge Pond to Wolfe Park. 

As always, bring your questions!

Questions?  Need an interpreter?

Contact us at hcpclg@yahoo.com

Let’s Talk About Navigating Tough Decisions”

 “Let’s Talk About It” WORKSHOP SERIES

Join other parents and caregivers in a casual environment where parents can learn and feel free to ask questions – no question is too basic!

“Let’s Talk About Navigating Tough Decisions”

Tuesday, July 20, 2021

7:00-8:00 pm

FREE!

The decisions we make about our kids’ lives can be especially complicated when mental health challenges are added to the picture.   Our parent panel will share brief stories about crucial decisions they’ve made along the way – such as: treatment options, finding a school environment that best suits your child’s needs, and navigating transitions

Join us for this really informative and important discussion! There will be time for asking questions and sharing ideas with others!

REGISTER HERE

Questions? Need an interpreter for this event?

Contact us at: hcpclg@yahoo.com

Let’s Talk About Sensory Friendly Activities

DIDN’T GET TO ATTEND? CHECK OUT THE POWERPOINT PRESENTATION HERE!

 

“Let’s Talk About It” WORKSHOP SERIES

Join other parents and caregivers in a casual environment where parents can learn and feel free to ask questions – no question is too basic!

 “Let’s Talk About Sensory Friendly Activities”

June 15, 2021

7:00-8:00 pm

Jessica Allen, Three Rivers Parks District

One thing this past year has taught us is the benefits of getting our families outside and enjoying nature, and just the importance of having fun! Jessica Allen will share with us lots of information about their great programming for kids, teens, and families that Three Rivers Parks District offers along with sensory friendly and other features that make them accessible to all.   

There will be plenty of time for questions and to share ideas with others!

REGISTER HERE

Questions? Need an interpreter for this event?

Contact us at: hcpclg@yahoo.com

Let’s Talk About Question, Persuade, Refer (QPR)

Hayley Hawkes, Canvas Health, QPR Trainer

May 18, 2021 7:00-8:00 pm

Like CPR, QPR is an emergency response to someone in crisis that can save lives. This one-hour training will provide practical and proven suicide prevention training that anyone (18+) can put to use. A certificate will be awarded upon completion of this training.

Join us for this opportunity to learn and engage.  There will be time for questions at the end.

REGISTER HERE

Questions? Need an interpreter for this event?

Contact us at: hcpclg@yahoo.com

Let’s Talk About Suicide Prevention

Join other parents and caregivers for a discussion about suicide prevention techniques and with staff from Canvas Health.

REGISTER HERE

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April 13, 2021

7:00-8:00 pm

Hayley Hawkes, Canvas Health

The Canvas Health Suicide Prevention Program supports empowerment of communities to respond effectively to their members who may be at risk for suicide and to those experiencing a loss due to suicide. Hayley will be discussing suicide, what we can do to prevent it, what questions to ask, and what resources there are that may help.  

Canvas Health’s clinicians are dedicated to supporting safety and creating hope.

This series of short workshops provides a casual environment where parents can learn and ask questions – no question is too basic!

 REGISTER HERE  

Questions? Need an interpreter for this event?

Please contact us at: hcpclg@yahoo.com

LET’S TALK ABOUT DISABILITY LAW

Join other parents and caregivers for an informal chat about disability law and mental health with staff from the Minnesota Disability Law Center

REGISTER HERE

lets-talk-about-itLearn about your child’s rights and how to advocate effectively for them in schools and in the mental health system.  Eren Sutherland is a staff attorney at the Minnesota Disability Law Center, where they work to promote, expand and protect the human and legal rights of persons with disabilities, including advocacy for individuals with mental illness.

This series of short workshops provides a casual environment where parents can learn and ask questions – no question is too basic!

  • Eren SutherlandStaff Attorney
  • Minnesota Disability Law Center
  • Tuesday, March 16th
  • 7:00-8:00 pm

Register here  Questions/ Need an interpreter?   Contact us at: hcpclg@yahoo.com

PCLG Parent & Caregiver Support Group

PCLG’s Parent Support Group will continue to meet on the 2nd Thursday of every month.  We’re all going through a lot these days and it’s easy to get a bit deflated.  Join us from whatever living space best suits your needs! 

Join us on second Thursdays, at 7pm Next meeting: Feb 11, 2021  

Contact us at hcpclg@yahoo.com for Zoom Meeting info.

Join PCLG Parents at these Free NAMI Trainings!

Understanding the Children’s Mental Health System

Thursday, November 19, 7:00-8:30 p.m

Parents, guardians and families are invited on a “tour” from assessment and diagnosis to clinical and non-clinical supports.  This tour includes health insurance and public programs, as well as special education and advocacy in school settings.

To Join by Browser
Join Zoom Meeting: 
https://zoom.us/j/91748275629
Meeting ID: 
917 4827 5629
Pass code: NAMI_Zoom!

You’re the Expert: How to Advocate Successfully for Your Children

Thursday, December 3, 7:00-8:30 p.m

This training emphasizes the role of strong parental engagement as a critical component of care and treatment and provides parents tools and strategies for effective advocacy.

To Join by Browser
Join Zoom Meeting: 
https://zoom.us/j/93094595829
Meeting ID: 
930 9459 5829
Pass code: NAMI_Zoom!

PCLG Parent & Caregiver Support Group


PCLG’s Parent Support Group will continue to meet on the 2nd Thursday of every month.  We’re all going through a lot these days and it’s easy to get a bit deflated.  Join us from whatever living space best suits your needs — even if it is your car!

Join us Thursday, at 7pm! Oct 8, Nov 12, Dec 10, 2020

Contact hcpclg@yahoo.com for Zoom Meeting info.

Time for a Self Care Reality Check

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It’s been a few weeks now…

Do you need to check in with other parents and caregivers who are also raising children who experience mental health challenges? 

Please join our Online PCLG Coffee & Conversation

Saturday, April 25th, 10:30am

  • What’s working in your household? What’s not?
  • What challenges do you have? What do you wish social services, providers and schools knew?
  • What self-care activities have you found that actually help?
  • What resources have you found that you’d like to share with other families?

To participate, please RSVP to hcpclg@yahoo.com for Zoom password info.