Family Leadership Institute (FLI)

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:
An intensive Training and Leadership 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