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Quick Guide for Self-Assessement of Family-Run Organizations in Systems of Care
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The National Directory of
Family-Run & Youth-Guided Organizations
for Children’s Behavioral Health

Families ASAP

Mailing Address:
7011 Prospect Pl NE
Albuquerque, NM 87110

Phone: 5052927414
Fax: 505-271-8983

Contact Person: Delfina Roach

Web Site: http://www.braininjurynm.org

Population Served:
Developmental Disabilities,Mental Illness/Mental Health

Mission:
To create a better future for families and children with mental health and/or brain injury challenges through advocacy, support, and education

Description:
Promoting family choice in services and family voice in systems,Providing educational opportunities,A Children's Behavioral health hotline, and family advocacy and support within schools, behavioral health agencies, juvenile justice and child protective services systems.

Organization role:
• Provide family to family or youth to youth support on an individual family or youth level (e.g., peer-to-peer, family support partners, parent navigators)
• Sponsor/run support groups for families or youth
• Provide education to families or youth on issues of interest
• Provide training and mentoring of family members or youth (e.g., to assume leadership roles, act as provider)
• Provide training and presentations to system of care/child serving agencies or community
• Provide technical assistance (e.g., to other family or youth organizations, child serving agencies)
• Organize conferences
• Participate in child serving system/system of care policy-making and leadership groups
• Participate in child serving system/system of care management meetings
• Provide advocacy

Organization type:
• A statewide family-run organization
• A family-run or youth-guided organization with a current or past affiliation with a System of Care Community of the Comprehensive Community Mental Health Services for Children and Their Families Program (i.e., CMHS System of Care grant site)

Region(s) served:
• Statewide

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