Daily Update May 9, 2018

Children's Behavioral Health Forum 5/15


‚Äčfrom Georgians for a Healthy Future

Strong Foundations: Building a System of Care to Address the Behavioral Needs of Georgia Children

If you have not already RSVP'd, please join Georgians for a Healthy Future next week,  Tuesday, May 15, 2018 from 8:30am - 12:00pm for a discussion of children's behavioral health in Georgia. This forum will explore the behavioral health needs of Georgia children and youth, Georgia’s publicly-supported behavioral health landscape, and successes and opportunities in the current system of care. The event will also identify opportunities to scale up effective pilot programs and raise awareness about the system of care to improve access to behavioral health services for children and youth in Georgia.

Presenters and panelists will provide a variety of perspectives and expertise to help attendees understand Georgia's system of care and how they can engage with it. Speakers will include:

Dante McKay, Director of the Office of Children, Young Adults, & Families Georgia Department of Behavioral Health & Developmental Disabilities 

Monica McGannon, Clinical Director, Fulton County Behavioral Health Services - Child, Adolescents & Young Adults, CHRIS 180

Wendy Farmer, CEO, Behavioral Health Link

Laura Lucas, Young Child Wellness Partner, Project LAUNCH, Georgia Department of Behavioral Health & Developmental Disabilities

Dr. Erica Fener Sitkoff, Executive Director, Voices for Georgia's Children

Laura Colbert, Executive Director, Georgians for a Healthy Future

Join us in person or via webcast for this exciting and important event!


2018 Georgia Conference on Children and Families October 17-19, 2018
2019 Together Georgia Day at the Capitol January 31, 2019

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Our MISSION: Together Georgia is a preeminent voice in Georgia's child and family welfare policy-making.

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