Thank You for Your Generous #Giving Tuesday Support! - Families as Allies

Thanks for the generosity on Giving Tuesday! We raised $2,100 on the day alone through Facebook and our website. We are grateful to you. And if you would still like to donate, you can do so through our website.

Q&A and Bill Rosamond, Coordinator of Mental Health Accessibility - Families as Allies

Bill Rosamond, the Coordinator of Mental Health Accessibility for Mississippi sat down with Joy Hogge for a Q&A discussion.

Podcast: Joy Hogge on Let's Talk Jackson

Let's Talk Jackson interviewed Joy Hogge for their most recent podcast episode, where they talked about Families as Allies, mental health during COVID-19 and much more.

Survey: How is School Affecting Children's and Families' Mental Health During COVID-19?

The questions apply to all families who have children in school preschool through college/trade school in person, virtually and in hybrid programs. The results will inform efforts to advocate for families at the national level and we plan to share them with you once they are analyzed.

Positive Solutions for Families of Young Children with Challenging Behavior - Dec. 14

There are effective strategies (Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports) that you can use to create positive solutions for your family.

Coaching and Support - Monthly Session - Dec. 16

Monthly meeting and online gathering to coach and support parents who are helping other parents in any system.

Webinar: Eviction Prevention and Housing Retention During and After COVID-19 - Dec. 16

Join SAMHSAs new Homeless and Housing Resource Center to explore strategies for eviction prevention and housing retention.

Learning at Home: Communication: Methods and Understanding - Dec. 17

We will discuss multiple Learning at Home communication methods including devices for purchase and low tech options.

Virtual Family Support Meeting - Dec. 17

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

Self-Help and the 2020 Holidays: Managing Stress - Dec. 18

This training from California's Crisis and Recovery Enhancement TA Center covers evidence-based self-help strategies to regulate difficult holiday stress.

IDEA 45th Anniversary Fast Facts

Nov. 29, 2020 marks the 45th Anniversary of President Ford signing Education for All Handicapped Children Act into law. It was amended later to the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act in 1997.

The Effects of the Covid-19 Pandemic on Children and Adolescents with Behavioral and Mental Health Challenges | Children's Mental Health Network

The Covid-19 pandemic continues to impact the United States in many ways. Now the third leading cause of death in the United States, the Covid-19 pandemic has reached 8.26 million confirmed cases and more than 220,000 American deaths. As our daily lives were changed abruptly in a blink of an eye ...

Schools Struggled to Serve Students With Disabilities, English-Learners During Shutdowns

The needs of students with IEPs and English-language learners were not often met after the pandemic struck, says a federal report.