Family Leadership Institute

If you've ever thought:

  • You've been through it all finding help for your child...
  • No other family should go through what we've been through...
  • You wanted to get involved and didn't know how...

The Family Leadership Institute is for you!

The Family Leadership Institute is:

A 60-hour, six-weekend intensive training program for parents and caregivers of a child or adolescent with mental health and/or other behavioral health needs. This is a program that:

Prepares caregivers to be better advocates for their child and all children and youth who have mental health/behavioral challenges.

Prepares parents to be leaders in improving our system of care for children with mental health/behavioral challenges.

Who should participate?

  • Parents, caregivers, and/or family members of children who have mental health/behavioral challenges
  • Parents who have shown interest in advocating and an extra spark or drive to make a difference

Why should parents and caregivers take a leadership class?

Access to information, training, resources and skill building opportunities

Become a more effective leader in building a better system of care for children and youth

Meet and learn from many dedicated leaders and professionals in the children’s mental/behavioral health field

Make connections and share information, stories and support with parents from all over Maryland

Participants will:

  • Learn more about mental/behavioral health services and how to access supports
  • Connect with key leaders in child-serving agencies in Maryland
  • Make a difference for children with mental health/behavioral needs
  • Meet and learn from other parents
  • Gain skills needed to be a successful leader

Now accepting applications for FLI 2016

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