Feb
24
Mon
Suicide Prevention Coalition @ HealthFirst Family Care Center - Community Room
Feb 24 @ 10:30 am

Meets the fourth Monday of the month

The coalition works on suicide prevention, self-harm, stigma, etc.

Feb
25
Tue
School-Community Partnership Meeting @ Diman Regional High School: Room 251 Restaurant
Feb 25 @ 8:30 am – 10:00 am

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.

Feb
27
Thu
Mental Wellness Coalition Meeting @ United Neighbors of Fall River
Feb 27 @ 10:00 am

The Mental Wellness Committee is working on social-emotional learning activities and trainings for the youth of Fall River.

Mar
2
Mon
United Neighbors Community Partnership @ Saint Vincent's Home | Chapel
Mar 2 @ 10:00 am

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.

United Neighbors Community Partnership: Improving Cultural Competency with Transgender Clients @ St. Vincent's Chapel
Mar 2 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

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
  • Transphobia
  • 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 wendy@unfr.org for more information.

Mar
9
Mon
Lunch and Learn: Dads in Transition @ Southcoast Behavioral Health
Mar 9 @ 12:00 pm – 2:30 pm

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**

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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.

Mar
11
Wed
Confronting Discrimination @ Boys and Girls Club of Fall River | Community Room
Mar 11 @ 3:30 pm

Meets the 2nd Wednesday of the Month from October – May

These meetings/trainings are discussions for adults and youth about discrimination and bias.

Mar
13
Fri
Greater Fall River Partners for a Healthier Community (CHNA) @ HealthFirst Family Care Center - Community Room
Mar 13 @ 8:30 am – 10:00 am

Meets second Friday of the Month

This is the collaborative coalition in town working on health, fitness, nutrition, well-being, mental health, etc.

Mar
16
Mon
United Neighbors Advisory Board Meetings @ United Neighbors of Fall River
Mar 16 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

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.

Mar
18
Wed
GFR Health and Well Being @ HealthFirst Family Care Center - Community Room
Mar 18 @ 8:30 am

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.