Events

Youth Mental Health First Aid Training

In an effort to reach our Destination of Zero Suicides in Fond du Lac County, register to attend one of the Youth Mental Health First Aid trainings listed below.  This is a FREE training that teaches individuals how to identify and respond to signs of mental health concerns in youth ages 12-18. 
 
August 30th, 2018
Registration: 7:15am
Time: 7:30-3:30pm
Location: STEM Institute/STEM Academy (401 S Military Rd)
**Registration is required: https://goo.gl/forms/KGC592QUUxjNxw4b2
 

Safe Zone Training:Creating safe and supportive environments for LGBTQ+ individuals

This FREE four hour dynamic and interactive training will give participants the skills they need to provide support and create environments that are safe and inclusive so that all people are empowered to reach their full potential.

Learning Objectives:

- Grow a greater understanding of personal ideas, stereotypes, biases, and understanding of the LGBTQ+ populations

- Increase personal comfort levels in addressing issues and discussing topics related to the LGBTQ+ lifestyle

- Expand language and understanding of vocabulary related to the LGBTQ+ community

- Learn more about the local and national resources available for LGBTQ+ individuals, allies, as well as individuals working with the LGBTQ+ community

Training Date: September 14th, 2018 

Time: 11:30-3:30pm 

(Registration & Light Lunch begin at 11:00)

Location: Fond du Lac School District Administration Building 

                     (72 W. 9th Street, Fond du Lac, WI  54935)

Who should attend?

Mental health providers (counselors, therapists), social workers, psychologists, school student services staff, etc.

**Registration is required: https://goo.gl/forms/VCHQIthZOFwvZ6iI3 

CEUs will be offered 

Questions: Email bruinsl@fonddulac.k12.wi.us

 

LGBTQ Adult Community Support Group

Dates: First and Third Tuesday of each month from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. in Journey's at St. Agnes Hospital
Cost: Free

Details: LGBT Adult Support group is a confidential support group for adults 18 and older who identify with the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer (LGBTQ) community, and/or seeking support surrounding their sexual orientation.

Facilitated by Leann Vice-Reshel, MA, LPC and Paul Clark, MSE, LPC, Agnesian HealthCare Behavioral Health Services, this professional and peer-led group offers support to individuals anywhere in their coming out process, and includes professional education on the following:

  • Coming out
  • Sexual orientation
  • Gender identity
  • Communication with family and friends

For more information, call Paul Clark, MSE, LPC, at (920) 926-4382 or Leann Vice-Reshel, PsyD, LPC at (920) 926-4428.


 

NAMI Family Support Group

Date: Monthly on the third Thursday at 6:30 p.m.  

Details: This gathering is offered monthly by NAMI affiliates, free of charge, in a confidential and safe setting at Friendship Corner and is run by volunteer facilitators who are also family members living with mental health challenges in their lives.  Group discussion and interaction will be encouraged. Please contact NAMI Fond du Lac at 920-979-0512 with questions.


 

NAMI Friendship Circle: Live, Laugh, Love Support Group

Date/Time: every Wednesday at 5:30 p.m.

Location: NAMI Friendship Corner 21 E.2nd Street, Fond du Lac

Details: This group provides a safe environment for individuals living with mental illness who want to learn coping skills and strategies. Live, Laugh, Love Support Group will be a peer led focus group entailing recovery topics that impact the lives of individuals with an overall goal of providing support to attendees. Please contact NAMI Fond du Lac at 920-979-0512 with questions.


 

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