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Family Voice Needed for an Upcoming Forum

Beth Hess - Friday, November 17, 2017
The Governor’s Office for Children along with other state agencies want to hear from families like yours. Please join a discussion forum on November 27 if you have: Participated in a Local Care Team (LCT) meeting for your child, or Would have participated in an LCT meeting for your child if your local LCT had been functioning, and/or Have done a Voluntary Placeme ..

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Non-Suicidal Self-injury in Youth

Beth Hess - Thursday, November 09, 2017
Did you know that approximately 15 percent of middle and high school students have reported engaging in non-suicidal self-injury? Rates among college students are even higher, and have been estimated at 17-35 percent. “Non-suicidal self-injury” is the term used to describe any physical intentional harming of oneself without the goal of suicide. It is also sometimes ..

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Upcoming Events

2018 Family Leadership Institute

When: January 26 & 27, February 2 & 3, February 23 & 24, March 2 & 3, March 23 & 24, April 6 & 7
Where: Hyatt Place BWI, 940 International Drive, Linthicum Heights, MD 21090

The Family Leadership Institute (FLI) is a 60-hour, six-weekend intensive training program for parents and caregivers of school-age children with mental health ..
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Guiding the Journey

When: Four-part series begins February 10, 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Where: The League for People with Disabilities, 1111 E Cold Spring Lane, Baltimore, MD 21239

Presented by the Parents’ Place of Maryland The transition from school to adulthood for children with special needs can be challenging. It can be..
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