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Presented at the 20th Annual Research Conference
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Session Number: 1000 Room: Salon E & F
Presenting: Dwane Dykes; Catherine Panzarella; Mary Tillery
All Authors for this paper: Dwane Dykes; Catherine Panzarella; Mary Tillery
Presentation Type: poster presentation
Synopsis: Since 2002, the Mental Health Association of Southeastern Pennsylvania (MHASP) has provided an eight week workshop to over 285 families in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The workshops expose caregivers to information on the child-serving systems. Sessions are child-centered, family focused, community-based and culturally appropriate. PEAK participants are provided guidance on how to obtain behavioral health services for children under 12. PEAK's success stems from the premise that parents know their child and therefore make the best advocate for their child's behavioral health needs. Workshops have been offered in English, Spanish, Cambodian and tailored for the deaf and hard-of-hearing community.
Date: Sunday, March 4, 2007
Session Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM