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Georgetown University National TA Center is Announcing the 2013 National Topical Webinar Series

April 15, 2013

Georgetown University National TA Center invites you to sign up and participate in the continuation of the 2013 National Topical Webinar Series. The National Technical Assistance Center for Children's Mental Health, at the Georgetown University Center for Child and Human Development, is again sponsoring this exciting and well-received monthly series of topical webinar calls.  The calls cover important and emerging trends in the mental health field.  Presentations from expert resource persons are followed by time for participants to post questions and enrich the conversation.  We hope you will share this educational opportunity with others so that they may participate as well.

All information about the national webinar series are on our website, including announcements, registration forms, handouts, and evaluation forms.  There are no registration fees for these calls. You should register for each call at our website so that we can send you the webinar link to join the call and structure the information to best meet your needs.  We will continue to update our website with information about upcoming webinars:

Please visit our website at:


Financing Family and Youth Services
April 18, 2013 1:00 - 2:30 PM Eastern Time

Your Answer to the Workforce Gap is Peer Support Providers (PSP)... This webinar will focus on ways to Incorporate family and youth peer support services, and describe how communities can provide services:

  • To educate family and youth run oranizations on the benefits of health homes
  • To have culturally competent and family and youth friendly health care navigators
  • To increase engagement of families and in least costly and effective care closest to home
  • By using PSP instead of highly specialized clinicians or specialist providers that are so hard to recruit and retain in public services.

Learn about the outcomes of the use of PSPs in children's mental health, juvenile justice, and as a part of the regular health care (including Early and Periodic Screening and Diagnostic Treatment [EPSDT] under the Affordable Care Act.


Teresa King, Training and TA Family Specialist
Georgetown University Center for Child and Human Development
National Federation of Families for Children's Mental Health

Lacy Kendrick Burk, M.S., Executive Director
Youth MOVE National

Francis Purdy, Director, Parent Support Initiative
National Federation of Families for Children's Mental Health


Please register and find additional information at:


We hope that you and other individuals in your state, community, tribe, or territory will find these calls useful.  We look forward to your participation and feedback.

Should you have any questions about the webinar series please contact Marisa Irvine at



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