Across the Lifespan
A NATIONWIDE ADVOCACY ORGANIZATION
WITH FAMILIES AS ITS SOLE FOCUS
BRINGING LIVED EXPERIENCE TO FAMILY SUPPORT
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.
The National Family Support Technical Assistance Center (NFSTAC) Welcomes Requests
for Technical Assistance (TA)
The National Family Support Technical Assistance Center (NFSTAC) is driven by the needs of families and the workforce that supports families. Engagement with families and the workforce of family peers, providers and organizations across the mental health and substance use fields who engage in this powerful work is critical. NFSTAC works for you!
As the Family Center of Excellence continues to grow, they invite you and your organization to join them and to let them know what you need to help your family, the families you serve, your organization, or others in the field.
Perhaps you think the field needs:
Regularly scheduled office hours around a specific topic to strengthen skills in a certain area
Guidance on diagnostics for families
A place for family peers to connect and share tools to grow the workforce
Webinars on engagement practices for both families and the communities that serve families
Whatever you think is in NFSTAC’s scope for technical assistance, please submit a request. Their technical assistance is always free, and they're ready to assist you!
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