Parents Empowerment for Advocacy through Knowledge

Posted by on January 18, 2010

Workshop helps parents advocate for their children

Beginning Thursday, January 21st, Parents Empowerment for Advocacy through Knowledge, a program of the Mental Health Association of Southeastern Pennsylvania, will offer a free 8-week educational workshop for parents and caregivers who want to learn how to become their child’s best advocate with all the systems that serve children and adolescents in Philadelphia.

Participants will learn about the mental health, drug & alcohol, special education, juvenile justice system, and children and youth systems.

The workshop will take place from 4-6pm at the Lincoln High School Library, 3201 Ryan Avenue, Philadelphia.  Tokens are available and light refreshments will be served.

For more information email Dwane Dykes or call her at 267-507-3867.  To reach a Spanish speaking contact, call Becky Espanol at 267-507-3868.

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