What We Need
- An easily understood visual aid that communicates complex information
- A high-resolution version of the Infographic in the Organization’s preferred format
The info graphic will be used to raise awareness, educate policymakers, and be included in a social media campaign about the impact of our educational program on parents raising children with mental health challenges in marginalized communities.
What We Have In Place
- We currently have Final report, photos, logos, draft of report in PDF and Word, which should make it easy for you to get started. We also have Videos, and the ability to provide any other information you need.
How This Will Help
This project will save us $4,212 , allowing us to Provide dedicated advocacy services so those families who are having difficulty Accessing mental health Services for their children and can help them to better understand child serving systems.
The title of the national report is the Silent Children's Mental Health Crisis in New Jersey's Marginalized communities. It is important that we, as an organization dedicated to raising awareness and improving access to mental health care and treatment for children, that we are able to not only provide training and education but to also highlight the lack of racial equity in the mental health system and how that impacts those Families we serve in marginalized communities.
About The Org
NEW JERSEY PARENTS CAUCUS, INC.
NJPC is a statewide coalition of family members and impacted youth whose mission is to ensure that every family who has children with special emotional and behavioral needs is given an opportunity to play a strong and active role in the conceptualization, development and delivery of effective and timely services for their children within the mental health, juvenile justice and child welfare systems.
What We Do
NJPC provides: Advocacy & Informal Support
Information & Referral
Annual Six-City Outreach Tour
ACA Healthcare Outreach
Parents & Caregivers Raising Children with Emotional & Behavioral Needs
Parents & Family Members Raising Justice-Involved Youth
Training & Education
Professional Parent Advocacy Training (6 wks)
(includes 15 curricula - Introduction to Professional Parent Advocacy, Professionalism & Communications Skills, Empowering the Parent Voice: Motivation & Assertiveness, Conflict Resolution Skills & The Power of Persuasion, Navigating The Special Education System & the IEP Process, Understanding Childhood Mental Health Challenges & the DSM V, Navigating the Juvenile Justice System in NJ, Families & Public Policy Work, Cultural Competency & Diversity in the Child-Serving Community, & Train the Trainer, etc.)
Engaging Parents & Family Members
Youth Leadership Training
Navigating the Juvenile Justice System in New Jersey: A Family Guide (English & Spanish)
Data Brief: Increased Use of Psychiatric Medications in NJ Children & Youth
Data Brief: The Incarceration of Children & Youth in New Jersey's Adult Prison System
Youth Justice Initiative
Parents Coalition of Justice Involved Youth
NJ Youth Caucus
Legal Services Clinic-Probono Legal Services
Strengthening Families Program
Strengthening Parent & Family Engagement in the Juvenile Justice System
Improving Access to Mental Health Care & Treatment for NJ Children & Youth
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