Families Helping Families of Southeast Louisiana & Metroplitan Human Services District Present a Parent Training & Workshop for Individuals with Developmental Disabilities:
Get The Right Plan To Avoid A Behavioral Health Meltdown
Individuals with developmental disabilities can be at risk for crisis situations ranging from wandering to behavioral health episodes. In order to develop the most effective plan, you must be aware of how to manage and resolve a crisis and interact with first responders.
Dr. Jay Sevin, OCDD/Greater New Orleans Resource Center, discussing prevention and management of a crisis situation with helpful tips
Kay Hunter, Metropolitan Crisis Response Team (MCRT), explaining MCRT's services, who they are, what they do and how to interact with First Responders - Fire Fighters, EMTs and Police Officers
Ave’ Sears, LCSW, MPH, LSU Interim Hospital Mental Health Emergency Room, describing what happens when your family member is taken to the hospital and how families can help resolve the crisis situation.
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Families Helping Families SELA
Families Helping Families of Southeast Louisiana (FHF of SELA) is a non profit center for individuals with disabilities and their families in Orleans, Plaquemines and St. Bernard Parishes.
FHF of SELA envisions a region where peopel with disabilities live and are fully included in school, work and recreational activities. Our mission is to educate and empower individuals with disabilities, their families, professionals and the communities by providing resources, training and family-to-family support.
Feel free to learn more about our organization, events and how to get involved through our website www.fhfsela.org