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How Family Voices Influence State Policies: Education

Beth Hess - Wednesday, October 24, 2018
Informed by our work with thousands of Maryland families, MCF staff participate on more than 100 committees and boards at the state and local level. We advocate to improve systems that impact individuals with behavioral health challenges, and work to ensure the needs and perspectives of families are heard. Beginning this month, we’ll be sharing profiles on some of the ..

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Self-Care: Why Not Give Poetry a Try?

Beth Hess - Wednesday, October 17, 2018
by MCF Clinical Supervisor Ronnie Biemans, MA, LCPC The vibrant season. Chroma of amber and rust. Nature’s masterpiece. – Robyn Noble When we read this 3-line haiku poem on autumn, images of this season emerge in a different but very vivid way. Perhaps your memories of poetry involve school day English classes with required memorization that ..

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Eastern Shore LEADers Program

When: Applications due November 16; program begins January 26, 2019
Where: Chesapeake College, HEC 110, 1000 College Circle, Wye Mills, MD 21679

The Parents' Place of Maryland LEADers Program provides parents with the information they need to be involved in special education and health-related issues..
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Active Parenting Workshop

When: November 17, 8:30 am - 4:00 pm
Where: Bay Area Community Church – Easton, 29000 Information Lane, Suite 304, Easton, MD 21601

Please join the Maryland Coalition of Families (MCF) for this invaluable FREE workshop designed to strengthen and empower the parenting experience for famil..
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