NAMI Mid-Hudson is holding an evidence-based educational program for parents with children/adolescents that are diagnosed or undiagnosed with mental health conditions.
The NAMI Basics program is held on 3 full Saturdays ( 10/21, 10/28 & 11/4) from 9:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. at Arlington High School. It addresses challenging behavior, communication skills, working effectively with schools, de-escalation techniques, and much much more.
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Parents also have an opportunity to hear about community services. They will have Linda Monkman, LCSW, the CoordinaChildren'sidlren's Services/ Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities with DCDBCH and Katie Castell, the program director at Astor Services for Children and Families come and speak about their roles and services available. This is an opportunity for parents have the opportunity to speak candidly to providers.
Most importantly, the class provides a safe, non-judgmental environment to find support among peers to lessen isolation and find hope.