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RESOURCES FOR OUR MEMBERS AND THE  FAMILIES, CAREGIVERS AND YOUTH

WE SERVE

A NATIONWIDE ADVOCACY ORGANIZATION

WITH FAMILIES AS ITS SOLE FOCUS

CHILDREN'S MENTAL HEALTH MATTERS

The Federation provides the only national certification for a parent/family peer workforce, known as Certified Family Peer Specialists™,

to provide support to other families who have children with emotional, behavioral and mental health challenges.

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ADVOCATE

Advocate at the national level for the rights of families who have children, youth

and young adults with emotional, behavioral, mental health and

substance use challenges.

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TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE

Provide leadership and technical assistance to a nationwide network of family-run organizations.

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COLLABORATE

Collaborate with family-run and other child-serving organizations to transform mental health care in America.

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FAMILY-DRIVEN APPROACH

Offer families a voice in the formation of national policy, services and supports for children with mental health needs

and their families.

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POLICY

Develop and implement policies, legislation, funding mechanisms, and service systems that utilize the strengths of families.

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SUPPORT & RESOURCES

Provide families and professionals with resources to ensure the wellness of children, youth and young adults who have mental health and substance use challenges.

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NATIONAL CERTIFICATION

The Federation provides the only national certification for a family/parent peer workforce, known as

Certified Family Peer Specialists™, to provide support to other families who have children

with emotional, behavioral and mental health challenges.

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Learn More About the National Federation of Families

The National Federation of Families for Children’s Mental Health is a national family-run organization linking more than 120 chapters and state organizations focused on the issues of children and youth with emotional, behavioral, or mental health needs and their families. It was conceived in Arlington, Virginia in February, 1989 by a group of 18 people determined to make a difference in the way the system works.

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