We want to hear from you! Join PCLG Parents next month for coffee, refreshments, and conversation. Learn about the opportunities for advocacy, connections, and training available to parents who choose to become PCLG catalysts. Bring your questions about interacting with your child’s school, finding providers, or accessing services through the county. We especially want to hear from parents of preschool and grade school children, but all are welcome!
- Saturday, August 12, 2017
- 10 – 11:30 am
- Augsburg Park Library Meeting Room (NOTE: New location!)
- 7100 Nicollet Ave, RichfieldFree, but please RSVP. Children are welcome, but please let us know ages and how many to expect!
Posted in Advocacy and Support, Children's Mental Health
Tagged adolescents, advocacy, children, getting help, mental-health, Parenting, Parents, Seeking help, support, teens, young children, youth
Can your story change the world? Change minds? Move others to action? Or do you find your audience looking bored and surreptitiously checking their phones?
If we want to do our part in raising awareness and reducing the stigma regarding mental illness in children, we need to be effective storytellers. And if we want to advocate for our children , we need be able to communicate effectively with the professionals who work with them. If you just need to practice your “elevator speech,” or if you want to learn more about parent advocacy, join us for:
Parent Advocacy Workshop – “Telling Your Story So Others Will Listen”
- DATE: September 13, 2014
- TIME: 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
- LOCATION: Oak Grove Middle School
- Educational Services Building, Door C
- 1300 West 106th Street, Bloomington, MN
Longtime disability advocate and legislative expert Kim Kang will be presenting.
- The power of story
- How to tell your personal story
- Effective communication
- Meeting strategies
- Organizing for change
Hosted by the Parent Catalyst Leadership Group (PCLG) of the Hennepin County Children’s Mental Health Collaborative, the Autism Society of Minnesota (AUSM), and Bloomington Public Schools. This event is free, but please register through PCLG at firstname.lastname@example.org or online through AUSM at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/telling-your-story-so-others-will-listen-tickets-12296726841.
We saw some familiar faces in this MACMH video and just had to share it. Congratulations to Brian and Talia for all their excellent work on the MACMH Youth Advisory Council.
Brian and Talia share their thoughts in this Youth M.O.V.E. Advisory Council Legacy of Change video from the Minnesota Association for Children’s Mental Health (MACMH)