Date(s) - 10/28/2017
9:00 am - 2:00 pm
The Family Center for Children and Youth with Special Health Care Needs is excited to host a free Parent Mentor Training in Saginaw, MI on October 28th. This training is open to all families who have a child with a medical, physical, developmental, behavioral or emotional condition.
Registration can be completed at:
Remember when your child was newly diagnosed?
Would it have helped to have someone to talk with who has “been there”?
Are you interested in supporting other parents?
In our free, interactive Parent Mentor Training learn from a fellow parent about:
If you are a parent, caregiver, or guardian of a child/youth with special health care needs and would like to make a difference in the lives of others, please join us for a free opportunity to become a trained Parent Mentor.
This training is open to all families who have a child with a medical, physical, developmental, behavioral, or emotional condition. As a trained Parent Mentor, you will become a part of our statewide network of volunteer parents supporting one another, sharing resources, and helping to navigate various systems.
**Participants will be given a $25 gift card, Medical Care Binder and a Family Center Notebook**
If you have any questions prior to the day of training, please call the Family Phone Line: 1-800-359-3722 or email: Leavitta1@michigan.gov
To reach us on the day of training, please call 269-830-9147.
*Parking is available across the street of the library*
Parents/Caregivers who may need help with travel, lodging, or childcare, please call the Family Center
DATE AND TIME
Sat, October 28, 2017
9:00 AM – 2:00 PM EDT
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St. Mary’s of Michigan
800 S. Washington Ave
2nd Floor, Room HEC7
Saginaw, MI 48601
The Family Center for Children and Youth with Special Health Care Needs (Family Center) is the statewide, parent-directed center within Children’s Special Health Care Services (CSHCS) and the Michigan Department of Health & Human Services (MDHHS). The mission of the Family Center is to support and connect Michigan families of children and youth with special health care needs, provide family-centered leadership throughout Michigan’s health care settings, and partner in the decision making process within the systems of care for children and youth with special health care needs.