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2023 SOCA Call for Workshop Proposals is OPEN

2023 SOCA Call for Workshop Proposals    Timeline: March 2nd: Submission Deadline March: Committee Review April 3rd: Proposal Acceptance Notifications Begin IMPORTANT: There will NOT be a submission deadline extension this year. The Georgia Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities, Office of Children, Young Adults, and Families and the Georgia Interagency Directors Team are …

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Training Opportunities Available for Parents, Youth, Young Adults, and Workforce

Georgia System of Care partners and providers offer several trainings and workshop development opportunities every week! These opportunities are available to parents, youth, young adults, and professionals and cover a wide range of topics. To see a list of available opportunities, check out the Training Calendar located on the SOC Site by clicking here.  If …

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Learning Opportunity: The Impact of Screen Time on Youth & Young Adults

Parent University: Cyber Bullying and Social Media – The Impact on our Students The Cherokee County School District invites you to a panel discussion with Cherokee County School District administrators, law enforcement officers, and behavioral health therapists to discuss the impact of social media and cyber bullying on our students and families.   The panelists …

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Unique Partnerships Occurring in Athens: Advantage Behavioral Health & The Athens Area Diaper Bank

Advantage System of Care Coordinator, Rebecca Hiner, made an important partnership in August 2022 that has continued into the new year. The partnership is with the Athens Area Diaper Bank. Through this partnership, we are able to provide easy access to diapers for pickup (for clients) at our 6 outpatient clinics, our Homeless Day Services …

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Courageous Conversations: Aging and Mental Health

Topic: Aging and Mental Health Date: Monday, 11/28/22 Time: 7-8:30pm Environment: Virtual Registration: https://lnkd.in/gUCFRC3u Description: According to the CDC, it is estimated that 20% of people ages 55 years and above experience some type of mental health concern. The most common conditions include anxiety, severe cognitive impairment, and mood disorders (such as depression or bipolar …

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Certified Peer Specialist – Parent Training Opportunity for January 2023

The Department of Behavioral Health & Developmental Disabilities (DBHDD), Office of Children, Young Adults & Families, and the Office of Recovery Transformation, along with Georgia Parent Support Network are pleased to announce that we are accepting applications for the Parent CPS-P training scheduled for January 19, 20, 25, 26, & 27, 2023 from 8:30 am …

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