Scheduled Events

Handling the Holiday Blues

Join other parents of children with behavioral health challenges to relax and share virtual support. We will talk about what the upcoming holiday season will look like and how to avoid those "holiday blues." For more info, and to receive Zoom link, contact Quiana White via email or at 443-878-3115. Download event flyer

Family Fun Day: Giving Thanks to the Grands

Idlewilde Farm 8710 Idlewilde Farm Place, LaPlata, MD - Maryland

Grandparents, bring your little ones for a fun-filled outdoor playdate! We will have coffee, hot chocolate, and donuts for participants. Kids will enjoy meeting animals, a late lunch and get a take-home craft. For more info, contact Angie McRae via email or at 443-546-0617. Register at: https://sforce.co/3C1GREO   Download event flyer

What’s In Your Drugs? A Look at Novel Psychoactive Substances (NPS) and Drug Additives

Join us for this virtual workshop to learn about substances that are currently being "cut" or counterfeited with harmful NPS, the history of various NPS and additives as well as harm reduction techniques and prevention strategies. For more information, contact Austin Torsch via email at [email protected] or 443-276-8115. Download Event Flyer Register at: https://sforce.co/3psE6Hg

Understanding Attachment Disorder

Early bonds with parents and caregivers have a long-term impact on a child'd growth, development and future relationships with others. This virtual workshop explores the disorders that can develop when these health bonds do not form as they should. Learn the origins and causes of attachment disorders; resources for parenting a child with attachment disorder;…

Ed Poder de Compartir Grupo de Apoyo Para Familias de Habla Hispana (The Power of Sharing Support Group for Spanish-Speaking Families)

TEMA: Etapas de la infancia de 0-5 años. Este mes se Presentará Parents’ Place de Maryland. ¡Este programa no tiene costo y todos son bienvenidos! Para más información se puede contactar con Cynthia Mendez [email protected]  O al (443)878-3113. TOPIC: Stages of childhood from 0-5 years old. This month features Parents’ Place of Maryland. This program…

Baltimore County Open House for Families Involved with Juvenile Services

Maryland Coalition of Families invites you to join other families with a youth involved with the Department of Juvenile Services. Featured speaker for March: Strengthening Familiels Building Communities, LLC. Learn about the ways MCF can support you and your family and get connected to community resources. For more information and to receive Zoom link, contact…

Baltimore County Open House for Families Involved with Juvenile Services

Maryland Coalition of Families invites you to join other families with a youth involved with the Department of Juvenile Services. Featured speaker for April: Nancy Quidas, MCF presents Understanding the Effects of Gaming. Learn about the ways MCF can support you and your family and get connected to community resources. For more information and to…

Supporting an Autistic Child’s Challenging Behavior

If you are a parent or caregiver of a child with autism, join us for this free webinar and learn how to navigate your child's challenging behaviors in postive ways. Presenter: Molly Johnson, Autism Consultant. Please register by April 8. Register at: https://sforce.co/3DfUBx6 Download Event Flyer

Understanding Adverse Childhood Experiences

Join us for this free webinar  on Adverse Childhood Experieces (ACEs). Adverse Childhood Experiences are serious childhood traumas that can result in toxic stress. Toxic stress may prevent a child from learning or playing in a healthy way with other children and can cause long term health problems. Examples of ACEs include: physical, emotional or…

How to Help When You Are Worried About Someone’s Mental Health

Do you know the warning signs of a mental health crisis? Would you know how to help a friend or family member in a crisis situation? With 1 in 5 adults in the U.S. experiencing a mental illness each year, it is important to know what signs to look for and how to help in…

Navigating Your Teen’s Mental Health

The Covid-19 pandemic has had a significant impact on the mental health and wellness of our youth. Rates of youth facing mental health challenges, including suicidality, are rising across the country. This virtual training provides an overview of the current data around youth mental health and evidence-based strategies to communicate and provide support to the…