SF5’s April 24th 2:30-4:00 workshops registration opens!

To register for April workshops click here.

Workshop 01

Transforming Peer Support, Adapting in Age of Covid

Zia, NRH, DMH

Mark Kariotis (he/him) – DMH Mental Health Coordinator 
Vesper Moore (they/them) – Sr Director of Organizational Equity & Young Adult Supports, Zia Young Adult Access Center 
Emmett Vorspan-Stein (he/him) – Unit Coordinator at Neponset River House

Hear about all the different  Peer supports through Access Centers Clubhouses and the Community

Workshop 02

Ready, Set, Socialize!

Youth Villages

Shalesha Smith – Educational & Vocational Coordinator

Learn how to make meaningful connections through virtual social clubs

To register for April workshops click here.

SF5’s March 24th 2:30-4:00 workshops registration opens!

To register for March workshops click here

workshop 01:

Peer Mentors Share your Perspective to Help Your Agencies Support you & Your Work

Children Bx Health Knowledge Center

Develop a tool kit for agencies to support young adults in providing services

Ali Gold (she/her) – DMH Youth & Young Adult Peer Coordinator

Vanessa Klodnick, Ph.D., LCSW (She/hers) Director, Youth & Young Adult Services & Research & Innovation at Thresholds
Kelly English, Ph.D, LICSW (She/hers) | Director of the Children’s Behavioral Health Knowledge Center at the MA Dept. of Mental Health

workshop 02:

HYPE: Helping Young Adults on the Path to Employment with “Adulting” Skills for School and Work

Umass Medical School, Transitions ACR

Learn how to help Young Adults develop career goals and prevent disruptions in work and school activities

Debbie Nicolellis, Training Director                                                                           Emily McCaffrey- Research Coordinator & Hype Course Facilitator

To register for February workshops click here

SF5 Swag

Register for our

Success-fest 5

February 24th

workshops and receive awesome free gifts!!!!

T-Shirts:

Kustom Folders

SF5 note pads

Win a chance at a SF5 Raffle Basket !!!!!

To register for February 24th’s two SF5 workshops workshops click here

SF5 February’s 2 workshops: 02/24/2021

to register for February workshops click here

workshop 01

I am Driving but I still need an EMERGENCY KIT!!

PPAL & Youth Move

Hear about a Multicultural young adult & parent approach to shifting the transformation to be independent & successful

Joel Khattar-PPAL-Program manager
Dev Kaplan, PPAL- Youth Coordinator
Dawn Christie-PPAL-Project Coordinator for Juvenile Justice

workshop 02

Behind the Smile: Brooke’s Journey to Wellness and Self-Love

Minding Your Mind

Brooke Bridges-Mental Health Advocate, Minding Your Mind

Michelle Drolsbaugh Minding Your Mind New England Director

Workshop 3

Ready, Set, Socialize!

Youth Villages

Shalesha Smith – Educational & Vocational Coordinator

Learn how to make meanignful connections through virtual social clubs

To register for February workshops click here

Success-Fest 5 !!!

Schedule of events

To register for the January workshops click here

For more information email:  carly.sebastian@mass.gov

                         

To register for the January workshops click here

Virtual Success-Fest 5

  SUCCESS-FEST is back!

     

We     Appreciated the challenges this year presented 
We     Discovered new ways to maintain our community 
We     Adjusted our ideas and plans 
To     Present you 
SF5’s  Transformation 

 

                                                  

                                                     

When:

v  Starting in January there will be a series of 4 virtual events occurring monthly with a plan to end in May with an in person event at an outside venue TBA.   

v  Each 2 hr event will have an opening presenter, 1 or 2 breakout workshops  and a closing session.

Through this event we aim to:

v  Celebrate the specialness of the Young Adult family.

v  Highlight accomplishments of young adults and parents to inspire ongoing achievements.

v  Motivate our communities to continue supporting the success of young adults.

v  Promote the importance of young adult and parent peer roles.

v  Focus on the essential components to support a successful TRANSFORMATION of young adults and allies.

v  Provide a fun, exciting, and interactive event for everyone

Target Audience:

      Young adults, parents, Parent/Peer Specialists, administrative and/or clinical providers, DMH Site and Area Offices, service providers.

Workshops:

      Workshops will be 60 minutes in duration with time for Q&A.  The theme of each workshop should build off the letters of ADAPT listed above with an overarching theme of helping attendees understand and better prepare for this time of TRANSFORMATION  for young adults.