Tag: Family Involvement Center

Children’s Mental Health Acceptance Family Involvement Center Northern Arizona Community Resource Fair at Flagstaff City Hall on May 21

Children’s Mental Health Acceptance Family Involvement Center Northern Arizona Community Resource Fair at Flagstaff City Hall on May 21

| May 19, 2022

The Children’s Mental Health Acceptance Week Northern Arizona Community Resource Fair will be held from 9 a.m to 1 p.m. Saturday, May 21 at the Flagstaff City Hall, 211 W. Aspen, Flagstaff.

There will be fun activities for everyone, giveaways and information to take home.

You’re invited to join us at this free event (tickets are limited).

Family Involvement Center is planning several events statewide for National Children’s Mental Health Acceptance Week. Besides helping bring awareness to mental health among younger individuals, these free events are intended to celebrate families and give everyone a day of fun after such a challenging past couple of years.

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Family Involvement Center — The deadline is April 18 for Parent Peer Support Social Work Scholarship Stipend Program

Family Involvement Center — The deadline is April 18 for Parent Peer Support Social Work Scholarship Stipend Program

| April 12, 2022

The Family Involvement Center reports the deadline is April 18 for Parent Peer Support Social Work Scholarship Stipend Program.

Through an application process, Mesa Community College in collaboration with the Family Involvement Center (FIC) will be offering tuition scholarships, career training and job placement for eligible parents who are in recovery from an opiate or other substance use disorder and have first-hand experience being involved in Department of Child Safety or another child welfare system.

Tuition scholarships will be provided through the Parent Peer Support Social Work Scholarship Stipend Program annually through 2023.

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Family Involvement Center hiring youth support partners in Northern Arizona

Family Involvement Center hiring youth support partners in Northern Arizona

| March 15, 2022

The Family Involvement Center is now hiring youth support partners in Northern Arizona.

As a youth support partner, you make a difference in your community by helping youth prepare for the “real world” and develop skills…

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March 16 — Bilingual update — Family Involvement Center to present ‘How to Thrive as We Move Forward’ virtual mini-conference

March 16 — Bilingual update — Family Involvement Center to present ‘How to Thrive as We Move Forward’ virtual mini-conference

| March 14, 2022

The Family Involvement Center will present “How to Thrive as We Move Forward” virtual mini-conference for parents, caregivers and young adults from noon to 2 p.m. Wednesdays, March 16. Free.

Gain the skills needed to navigate school and mental health systems, while connecting with people who can help you.

During each workshop, you’ll learn practical solutions to family building, healing and stress management, as well as how to find resources for navigating Arizona’s mental/behavioral health system and how to speak up and help effect change.

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March 3, 4 — Family Involvement Center to present Standards of Quality for Family Strengthening Certification Training

March 3, 4 — Family Involvement Center to present Standards of Quality for Family Strengthening Certification Training

| February 28, 2022

The Family Involvement Center, with the support of First Things First, will present “Standards of Quality for Family Strengthening Certification Training” from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday and Friday, March 3, 4 online.

The nationally adopted Standards of Quality for Family Strengthening & Support are used by Family Resource Centers, Community-Based Organizations, Child- and Family-Serving Federal Agencies, Foundations, and others as a tool for planning, providing, and assessing quality practice.

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Standards of Quality for Family Strengthening Certification Training to be held Jan. 11

Standards of Quality for Family Strengthening Certification Training to be held Jan. 11

| December 7, 2021

The nationally adopted standards are used by Family Resource Centers, Community-Based Organizations, Child- and Family-Serving Federal Agencies, Foundations, and others as a tool for planning, providing, and assessing quality practice.

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Final week to register for Strong Voices, Strong Families, Strong Communities mini-conference on Oct. 19

Final week to register for Strong Voices, Strong Families, Strong Communities mini-conference on Oct. 19

| October 12, 2021

The Strong Voices, Strong Families, Strong Communities mini-conference is next Tuesday, which means this is your final week to register.

Hosted by FIC and AFIHN, this virtual event is for parents, caregivers and young adults to learn about resources for navigating Arizona’s mental/behavioral health system, as well as how to speak up and help effect change.

You can attend live via Zoom for free. The date is Tuesday, October 19, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. 

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Family Involvement Center provides services statewide

Family Involvement Center provides services statewide

| September 28, 2021

Although FIC is based in Phoenix, we wouldn’t have such a strong impact throughout Arizona without the support of our offices in Prescott Valley, Flagstaff and Tucson.

Our Northern and Southern Arizona offices provide a range of services to support the communities in their areas. Below is a brief rundown of the programs offered in each region.

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Family Involvement Center — The deadline is May 15 for free program that provides parents 24 college credits

Family Involvement Center — The deadline is May 15 for free program that provides parents 24 college credits

| May 11, 2021

The Family Involvement Center offers an opportunity for anyone who might be interested in becoming a peer parent support partner. Participants will get 24 college credits,  a monthly stipend,  a laptop and other supplies and help with job placement.  Applicants will need to complete a short application form. 

The deadline to apply is May 15. 

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Family Involvement Center to present ‘Standards of Quality for Family Strengthening and Support Certification Training’ starting Jan. 21

Family Involvement Center to present ‘Standards of Quality for Family Strengthening and Support Certification Training’ starting Jan. 21

| January 18, 2021

The Family Involvement Center will present “Standards of Quality for Family Strengthening and Support Certification Training” starting Thursday, Jan. 21.

The Standards have created a common language across different kinds of Family Strengthening and Family Support programs such as Family Resource Centers, home visiting programs, and child development programs. They are designed to be used by all stakeholders – public departments, foundations, networks, community based organizations, and families – as a tool for planning, providing, and assessing quality practice. The vision is that their implementation will help ensure that families are supported and strengthened through quality practice.

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