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Black History Month

We are reminded that our mission throughout the year is to celebrate those that came before us while acknowledging that there is work left to do to dismantle institutional racism and oppression. The Children's Mental Health Campaign will continue centering our work in equity this and every month of the year.

Lunch & Learns

This month we will be offering TWO Lunch & Learn style trainings!

*These events have separate sign up forms.*

Lunch & Learn: Children's Behavioral Health in the State Budget

*THE DATE OF THIS EVENT HAS CHANGED FROM ITS ORIGINAL TIME ON JANUARY 28TH*

Join us TOMORROW Wednesday, February 3rd, 2021 at 11:30 am forĀ our first Lunch & Learn of the year: Children's Behavioral Health in the State Budget.

The FY21 Budget passed just a few months ago, and it is already time to prepare our priorities for FY22. Join members of the Children's Mental Health Campaign team to hear about important programs funded through the state budget and learn about how you can take action to support them!

Sign up for this event will close at 9 am Wednesday morning. We will also be streaming live at Facebook.com/kidsMHmass.

To learn about our budget priorities:

Behavioral Health Boarding: Children and Families in Crisis

Join us February 17th, 2021 at 11 am for an event co-hosted by Boston Children's Hospital and the Children's Mental Health Campaign

This session will cover the effects of behavioral health boarding on children and families, Boston Children's response, and current state and advocacy efforts to address the crisis in the context of the ongoing pandemic.

Questions? Email can@childrens.harvard.edu

children's Behavioral health resources & Updates.

We are pleased to share with you a new resource, IECMH Clinical Workforce Solution Pathways from Zero To Three. This was co-created by stakeholders from around the country, including MSPCC, to capture the myriad of pathways of influence and opportunity to increase the size, diversity, quality, and accessibility of the Infant and Early Childhood Mental Health (IECMH) Clinical Workforce. This document is intended to serve as a starting point for discussions about the complex issue of IECMH clinical workforce development

Health Care For All would like to extend an invitation to our next iteration of The Health Justice Academy. The Health Justice Academy is a free training curriculum composed of weekly virtual modules that aim at providing tools to navigate the Massachusetts health care system and to advocate for health care rights and health equity in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic and its aftermath.

Click to learn more about each session and register:

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