Raising Awareness of Mental Health Needs in Schools

Calendar: 
Webinars
Date: 
Wednesday, October 14, 2020 -
12:00pm to 1:00pm

Registration Link: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/6127270843330200579

This workshop will provide a general overview of mental illness and how it may present within the school setting for children and youth. It will also include strategies for working with children and youth with mental health needs, as well as current programming that is being utilized in some schools to address students' mental health needs. It will conclude with time for questions.

Presenter:

Anna Moffit is the Executive Director of the Dane County chapter of the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI), the nation’s largest grassroots mental health organization dedicated to building better lives for the millions of Americans impacted by mental illness. Anna has previously worked as an elementary school teacher, as a member of the Madison Metropolitan School District (MMSD) Board of Education and as a parent advocate with Wisconsin Family Ties. As Executive Director of NAMI Dane County. Anna's goal is to build on the strong tradition of advocacy and support for people affected by mental illness, including families whose children experience chronic and severe mental illnesses.

Workshop Registration Form

Workshop Registration Form

Registration is required for all WI FACETS–sponsored workshops. You may use the form below to register or you may register by contacting Sandra McFarland at 877-374-0511. If you use the form, please make sure to include the title and date of the event you are registering for.

All WI FACETS-sponsored workshops are free.  Requests for any special accommodations must be made at least two weeks prior to the event. Please list any accommodations requested in the “Special Request” box below.