NFSTAC offers an array of family support technical assistance events at no cost to participants. The events are open to the public and are geared for families, the family support workforce including family peer specialists, mental health providers, behavioral health providers, addiction specialists, educators, systems leaders, and policy-makers who are interested in family support and engagement. NFSTAC encourages you to take part in these exciting opportunities.
1st Thursday of the Month at 1:30pm ET
Join us for Family Connections - a virtual community for parents and caregivers who support loved ones facing substance use and/or mental health challenges. We meet the first Thursday of every month from 1:30 - 2:30 p.m. ET. Monthly gatherings will focus on a specific topic, provide tips and tools, and offer the opportunity to network with other families.
2nd Tuesday of the Month at 3:00pm ET
Office Hours: For Executive Directors, Emerging Executive Directors, and Family Leaders
Executive Directors, Emerging Executive Directors, and Family Leaders are invited to meet with a subject matter expert to discuss topics important to the family mental health and substance use support field. Office Hours provide the opportunity to ask questions, share resources, and discuss challenges and successes in field work. A unique topic is offered each month.
3rd Wednesday of the Month at 2:00pm ET
Monthly 90-Minute Webinars
Join us to hear evidence behind the impact of language. We will introduce four new tools that outline outdated language, updated language and why these changes matter. Panelists will share how behavioral health care providers can use language to create a more inclusive and respectful environment for families, older adults, African Americans, and LGBTQ+ populations.
To access all of our webinars in one place, visit our YouTube channel.
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Looking for additional training and support? We encourage you to visit the National Federation of Families' webinars page to learn about events being offered nationally that address mental health and substance use and other topics
related to the needs of families and the family peer support workforce.