Principles and Prerequisites of Partnering with Families
Tuesday, May 25
3:00-4:00 p.m. ET / 2:00-3:00 p.m. CT / 1:00-2:00 p.m. MT / 12:00 – 1:00 p.m. PT / 9:00 – 10:00 am HT (view your time zone)
Family members as full and equitable partners in all aspects of care is the “secret sauce” for developing an effective and sustainable system of care for children, youth, and young adults with behavioral health needs. This learning opportunity will highlight the principles and prerequisites for being partners in care with family members; describe the value to institutional culture and practice; and engage participants in a dialogue about innovative strategies for building partnerships with families across child-serving systems.
MEET THE FACILITATOR
PAT HUNT, EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, FREDLA Pat Hunt is the executive director of FREDLA, the national Family Run Executive Director Leadership Association, a non-profit union of leaders of grassroots family-run organizations across the nation. Along with her lived experience as a parent, Pat brings over 25 years of experiences as an advocate for children with behavioral health needs and their caregivers. She had extensive experience overseeing both federal and state grants and served as the founding director of a family-run organization. Pat has provided technical assistance in 42 states regarding policy issues that affect children’s behavioral health. Her skilled facilitation has helped families, state and local leadership develop and sustain best practices through local systems of care for children, adolescents and their families.
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