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Parent Leadership Academy
August 24, 2019 @ 9:00 am - August 25, 2019 @ 5:00 pm MDT| Free
Who is a Parent Leader
A Parent Leader is a parent who uses their personal experiences of raising a child with mental, emotional, and/or behavioral health challenges and/or have been involved in other systems to then represent the family voice within programs, agencies, and communities to make positive changes and to help shape the direction of policies, procedures, and services for all families.
What is the Parent Leadership Academy
The Parent Leadership Academy was developed by families for families. It is a place to come together to empower families with the tools, trainings, skills and supports to be a representative of the family voice at all levels of the System of Care and Agency Providers in either a direct or indirect way.
Parent Leadership Academy Mission Statement
NE families uniting together to educate ourselves and others ensuring that we are equal partners in all decision making within the behavioral health systems and services at the local, state, and national levels. “Every voice matters”
Why get involved
Only you can make a difference. Family Leaders bring a unique perspective that can bring positive changes for others
The Parent Leadership Academy believes…..
- In offering HOPE and INSPIRATION
- In STRENGTH in numbers and NO parent needs to go through it alone, feel isolated, or feel shame
- In EDUCATING ourselves and others and BRINGING AWARENESS to reduce the stigma
- In BUILDING CONFIDENCE and EMPOWERING others
- Finding JOY in the journey and EMBRACING RECOVERY
If you have questions or need more information, please contact Sharon Dalrymple at 402-450-4339 or firstname.lastname@example.org
**Reimbursement is available for travel expenses and child care.
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