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The Family Defense Center advocates justice for families in the child welfare system and reduces the harm to children and families caused by unfair and unlawful child welfare policies through representation of wrongfully accused caregivers in individual cases, impact litigation, policy advocacy, and education.
June 20th CLE & Pro Bono Opportunity: Mental Health Awareness & Communication Strategies Learn More
In this interactive training, Kasey Franco of the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) Chicago will provide participants with the tools they need to effectively communicate with others, including those living with mental health conditions. Participants will also gain an understanding of common emotional responses of those grappling with a loved one living with mental illness in addition to how to access a Crisis Intervention Team (CIT) trained police officer and other emergency mental health resources.
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