MAMH Blog: BIPOC Mental Health Month reminds us why we need culturally responsive mental health services
Many existing models used to diagnose and treat mental health conditions fail to recognize or address cultural differences or language barriers. Even the best-intentioned providers may bring implicit bias that affects how they perceive the person’s needs and strengths.
Return to School 2021: What Families Need to Know about Student Rights and School Discipline
PPAL is very excited to host a virtual learning series to address school reopening worries which resulted from or were intensified by the COVID-19 pandemic. This introduction to school discipline and student rights will be offered twice, will be an overview of federal and state laws relevant to school discipline, as applied to students with and without disabilities.
MHAP for Kids is hiring!
Health Law Advocates (HLA) has opportunities for five staff attorneys to join the Mental Health Advocacy Program for Kids (MHAP for Kids). MHAP for Kids attorneys are embedded in Family Resource Centers (FRCs) around the state. They are seeking five highly qualified, motivated lawyers with knowledge of the juvenile court, mental health, and/or education systems to join the talented MHAP for Kids team as our staff attorneys serving Bristol, Middlesex, and Worcester counties as well as the Cape and Islands.