Events

Children’s Well-Being Collaborative Conference

Date

Apr 12 2019

Time

9:00AM

Location

Gateway Hotel and Conference Center

What: The Children’s Well-Being Collaborative Stakeholders Meeting

When: Friday, April 12 from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. (lunch will be served)

Where: Gateway Hotel and Conference Center, 2327 S. University Blvd, Ames, IA 50014

Who: Attending the event will be children’s well-being professionals in Central Iowa who are looking to enhance the services they provide.  Media is invited to attend.

Event schedule:

9:00 am Welcome and 2-1-1 Updates

9:30 am Updates on the Children’s Mental Health State System

  • Jerry Foxhoven, Director DHS- will discuss children’s mental health legislation

10:15 am Understanding CICS Mental Health Regions

  • Russel Wood, CICS Community Services Director

11:00 am Continuing the Collaboration – County Workplans

11:30 am Lunch provided

12:00 pm Courageous Conversation Training

2:00 pm Wrap-Up

About the Collaborative: YSS, in collaboration with Central Iowa Community Services Mental Health and Disabilities Region, Early Childhood Iowa and Lutheran Services in Iowa is building a sustainable Children’s Well-Being Collaborative in central Iowa for Greene, Jasper, Poweshiek, Madison, Warren, Boone, Franklin, Hamilton, Hardin, Marshall and Story counties. This Collaborative identifies resources, supports, and services needed by families, as well as the opportunity to provide training, establish new partnerships, and grow existing relationships in our communities. This collaborative will work to ensure services are evidence-based, trauma-informed and culturally competent, to improve child and family well-being outcomes.

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