What Helps What Harms is Youth MOVE’s National Policy Initiative. WHWH captures the needs of youth in our chapter network and expresses the voice of youth across the country. What is helping youth succeed, and what is harmful in this work. Youth spoke up and youth voice now directs Youth MOVE policy work moving forward.
Dr. Gary M. Blau Professional Award - Dr. Joanne Malloy Organization RockStar Award - Kentucky Partnership for Families and Children Marlene Matarese Advocate for Youth RockStar Award- Bruce Brumfield Tricialouise Gurley-Millard Youth Advocate RockStar Award - Niketa Currie Youth MOVE Chapter RockStar Award - Youth MOVE Miami - Through the Arts
It’s a peer to peer relationship with young people sharing the same experiences, trauma, successes and challenges in life through the like minded work and activities carried out together in voice although apart in miles. Youth M.O.V.E. Houston
Youth M.O.V.E. Seminole is a part of Youth M.O.V.E. National because it provides an excellent support system of people and groups from around the country to gain assistance from, collaborate with, and grow with.
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Find out how the Jed Foundation &Clinton Health Matters Initiative are Supporting Colleges Mental Health Programming http://t.co/ZfQ8Wclja5
Whether new to the Youth MOVEment or a seasoned Youth MOVEr in search of ways to maximize program impact, we invite you to join us at our first ever face to face Youth MOVE Learning Lab™ on Thursday, November 20th at 1:30 - 4:30p in Washington, DC.
Have you been racking your brain trying to figure out how to implement youth peer to peer support, what other youth peer support resources exist or who else has a youth peer support model? Have you been attempting to balance operationalizing youth driven principles with difficult obstacles, such as…
Coloring is an activity that we tend to associate with children. As we grow older, we put aside our crayons and colored pencils in favor of more respectable writing utensils like pens and highlighters. However, it turns out coloring can be beneficial...
Mark your calendars for Monday, October 27 from 2-3 p.m. EDT to watch the SAMHSA's latest KSOC-TV webisode on Trauma-Informed Approaches to Caring for Every Child's Mental Health.
The webisode will explore the principles of a trauma-informed approach and trauma-specific interventions designed to address the consequences of trauma among children, youth and families.
On Monday, October 27, KSOC-TV will explore ways that children and youth can overcome traumatic experiences with appropriate supports and interventions, as there is an increased focus on the impact of trauma and how services systems may help to resolve or exacerbate trauma-related issues. These syst…
It’s that time of year again! We are gearing up for the 25th Annual National Federation of Families for Children's Mental Health Conference. Do you have an awesome project that you’d like us to highlight? Let us know!
The Active Minds Pledge for Mental Health Unity is a grassroots campaign to promote communities of solidarity and support for people with mental health concerns. Please sign on, spread the word, display your sticker, and help us create spaces for disclosing mental illness and bringing mental health…
Will we be seeing you at the National Federation of Families for Children's Mental Health 25th Annual Conference this November? Held in Washington DC, this conference includes pre-conference days on Policy and Peer to Peer Services and a three day agenda "Building Circles of Wellness."
The National Federation's annual conference is the premier event for children and youth with mental health challenges and their families. Bringing together these individuals, alongside chapters and state organization, system of care communities, mental health professionals, peer support specialists…
Children and youth who have developmental disabilities and co-occurring emotional disorders can be among the most difficult to difficult and costly to serve. The TA Center developed a tool for administrators and clinicians working with children and youth with both developmental disorders and challenging behavior. We’re proud to announce our “Effective Strategies Checklist” is now LIVE!
A priority for federal, state, and local systems is increasing public awareness of how trauma impacts the lives of children and the importance of helping providers and families be more trauma-informed. The National Technical Assistance Center for Children’s Mental Health (TA Center), within the Geor…
Did you know that $1,200 could cover your health care costs for more than a year?
Did you also know that Young Invincibles are giving away $1,200 to one lucky winner of the Healthy Young America Mobile App Sweepstakes?
In one week, the winner is chosen, but it’s not too late – you still have time to enter! Just download the Healthy Young America app for iPhone or Android, and you could win!
Proposals now being accepted for this annual conference. Known widely as “The Tampa Conference,” this annual gathering of more than 500 researchers, evaluators, policy-makers, administrators, parents, and advocates is sponsored by the Department of C
JBS International’s Disability Services Center and Georgetown University’s National Technical Assistance Center for Children’s Mental Health are developing an educational tool to help build state-by-state and provider capacity to serve children and youth who have experienced trauma. The resource too…
It's never too early to think about Children's Mental Health Awareness Day! What should our be theme for next year? What do you think Youth MOVE NH Youth M.O.V.E Idaho Youth Move Utah Youth M.O.V.E. Maryland: Eastern Shore Bravehearts MOVE New York?
We invite all of our young adult leaders to a call tonight to discuss #youthvoice and #leadership skills needed to become a Youth Advocate.
Spread the word - you're invited! OR answer below: What skills do you need to be an effective #youthadvocate
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Monday, September 29 8:00 pm EST (7:00 pm CST, 6:00 pm MST, 5:00 pm PST)
Research indicates that the most effective bullying prevention efforts build a culture of caring and respect throughout the school community, rather than focusing attention only on children who bully and those who are bullied.
We ALL have a role in preventing bullying. What are you doing?
Mary Pat King is the Director of Programs and Partnerships at the National Parent Teacher Association (PTA). In this role, Mary Pat has helped develop new strategies for engaging parents and students as leaders in efforts to improve school climate, and as a result, prevent bullying in communities na…
SAMHSA's Bullying Prevention App is a mobile app that has simple conversation starters to begin a dialogue with your child. Research shows that spending at least 15 minutes a day speaking with your child can build the foundation for a strong relationship and provide reassurance that they can come to…
With change comes great opportunity. Lacy Kendrick Burk shares the many successes of Youth MOVE National over the past two years and her optimistic outlook for what is yet to come. We share with you Lacy's letter of resignation here. We'll travel on with new leadership and a great thankfulness for Lacy's #leadership.
Transition of Youth MOVE Executive Director Greetings, Youth MOVE Nation! In a time of transition, I am able to look back on all that has accomplished, as well as forward to all that will come. I have so very much enjoyed the opportunity to work with the amazing group of phenomenal young leaders…