Meets the fourth Monday of the month
The coalition works on suicide prevention, self-harm, stigma, etc.
For agency people, guidance counselors, SROs, and health and human service professionals. Each month we have a different training that is relevant to what is happening in the community.
The Mental Wellness Committee is working on social-emotional learning activities and trainings for the youth of Fall River.
Meets the first Monday of every other month (Jan., Mar., May, July, Sept., & Nov.)
This coalition is 20-40 agencies coming together to share information and learn about all the resources that are available throughout our community. Great sharing, usually there is a speaker from some new community program or resource.
Join the United Neighbors Community Partnership as we discuss ways we can improve cultural competency while working with transgender youth and their families. Throughout the conversation, we will discuss the following topics:
- Gender on a continuum
- Gender options
- Sexist stereotypes
- Sexist internalization
- Prejudice and discrimination
- Gender binary and cultural norms
- Micro and macro aggressions
- Transition challenges
- Evolution of diagnosis in the DSM
- Transgender youth and family needs and treatment
2 CEU credits will be available to participants, as well as a resource list of transgender friendly services. Contact Wendy Garf-Lipp at 508-324-7900 ext. 103 or via email at email@example.com for more information.
Dads in Transition
Richard Clayter, Director of Programs at the Family Nurturing Center will present on the following areas:
- Basic techniques to use while communicating with male clients
- Understanding men’s needs and their roles as fathers
- Roles of practitioners in eliminating barriers for fathers who are interested in parenting their children
- Exploring activities for fathers to enhance their parenting skills
**FREE CATERED LUNCH**
2 CEU’s Awarded. The program has been approved for 2 Social Work Continuing Education hours for relicensure, in accordance with 258 CMR. Collaborative of NASW, Boston College and Simmons School of Social Work.
The Father and Family Network is a statewide networking and training group for professionals who work with fathers. The group helps professionals enhance skills, learn new strategies for engaging fathers, and coordinate services across the state.
Meets the 2nd Wednesday of the Month from October – May
These meetings/trainings are discussions for adults and youth about discrimination and bias.
Meets second Friday of the Month
This is the collaborative coalition in town working on health, fitness, nutrition, well-being, mental health, etc.
The United Neighbors Advisory Board consists of professionals, members of the community and members of the Department of Children and Families that assist and support, through policy and procedures, the United Neighbors staff, on achieving the mission and goals of the organization.
The Board meets 4 times a year.
Meets the third Wednesday of the Month
This coalition works with homeless families, sheltered families, people on the cusp of poverty, people vulnerable for eviction and now with the recent arrivals from Puerto Rico.