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Youth Mental Health First Aid – Bellingham

When: Tuesday, June 25, 2019; 8:30am – 5:00pm Location: Bellingham Public Schools District Office 1306 DuPont St Bellingham WA 98225   Youth Mental Health First Aid is primarily designed for adults who regularly interact with young people. The course introduces common mental health challenges for youth, reviews typical adolescent development, and teaches a 5-step action [...]

By |2019-06-04T15:58:28-07:00June 15th, 2019|

Kadlec Neurological Resource Center presents: Building Resiliency in Families with Eileen Devine

When: Thursday, September 5, 2019; 5:30 – 7:30pm Location: Kadlec Healthplex 1268 Lee Boulevard Richland WA 99352   Building Resiliency in Families: for parents of children with special health care and mental/behavioral health needs. For more information and to register: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/building-resiliency-in-families-with-eileen-devine-lcsw-september-5-2019-tickets-62209793166?aff=ebdssbdestsearch

By |2019-06-04T15:56:23-07:00June 13th, 2019|

Global Fatherhood Charter

The Global Fatherhood Charter was drafted in consultation with 21 leading child development researchers across the world in 2019, to help clarify the issues for all those supporting fatherhood in child development across the world: parents, practitioners and policy makers. It draws on the conclusions of a large body of research. https://www.childandfamilyblog.com/early-childhood-development/global-fatherhood-charter/  

By |2019-06-07T11:08:22-07:00June 12th, 2019|

NAMI Washington Presents: Brainpower Chronicles: Mental Health Stories

When: Friday, June 21, 2019; 6:00 – 7:30pm Location: Hyatt Regency Seattle 808 Howell St Seattle WA   In May 2017, NAMI Washington held our first storytelling event: The Brain Power Chronicles: Mental Health Stories”…an evening that focused on real people sharing their real stories of they or their loved ones living with mental illness. [...]

By |2019-06-04T15:53:11-07:00June 11th, 2019|

Comments Wanted: Sub-minimum Wages

The U.S. Department of Labor is seeking comment on subminimum wages. DOL's Office of Disability Employment Policy has created an online dialogue on the federal use of subminimum wages under Section 14(c) of the Fair Labor Standards Act. DOL is specifically seeking comments from people with disabilities, their families, providers, disability organizations, employers, researchers, and [...]

By |2019-06-04T15:36:32-07:00June 9th, 2019|

Housing and Independent Living Strategies for Adults with Developmental Disabilities, Spokane, June 17

Monday, June 17 4 to 6 p.m. The Arc of Spokane 320 E. 2nd Ave., Spokane Stable housing is the foundation for a good life.  But do you know what resources are available for people with developmental disabilities and how to access them? Learn from Pam Blanton, founder and consultant with Partners4Housing about what innovative [...]

By |2019-06-05T11:44:47-07:00June 8th, 2019|

June Is Men’s Health Month

It's important that we take care of ourselves so that we can be there as best we can for our families. http://www.menshealthmonth.org/?utm_campaign=fyi_newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_source=govdelivery  

By |2019-06-07T11:03:22-07:00June 8th, 2019|

Election Committee Needs Disability Rep

WANTED (Apply by June 11!) One representative from the disability community to serve on King County's Citizens’ Elections Oversight Committee. The mission of the CEOC is to help maintain public confidence in elections, make recommendations to the county council to improve elections, and help ensure accountability and performance in King County Elections. You can find [...]

By |2019-06-04T15:33:00-07:00June 7th, 2019|