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Sandhills Center Family Support and Community Collaboration offering May webinars

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The following free webinars are being offered by Sandhills Center Family Support and Community Collaboration. If you would like to register, contact the person located at the end of each description.


May 5: Children’s Mental Health Awareness Week will be observed nationally May 2-8, 2021. Several child-serving organizations in Guilford County have come together to hold a virtual panel to emphasize the importance of child well-being entitled “Flip the Script.” The panelists consist of trained professionals and community members with lived experience. This special event in celebration of children and youth with a mental health condition is scheduled for Wednesday, May 5 from noon–1:30 p.m. To register for this meeting, contact LaMonica Mitchell at 919-215-7153 or email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., or Angela Sadlowski at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Deadline to register is April 28 by 5 p.m.

May 13: Mental Health Crisis: What is Crisis Intervention Team training and does it work? webinar will be held from noon-1 p.m. via WebEx. Officer Alexander Herrera, police specialist with Fayetteville Police Department will be the presenter. Contact Suzanne Maness for more info or to register at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 910-627-1769. Registration deadline is May 10, 2021. 

May 13: Dysfunctional vs Functional Family Skills and Practices webinar will be held from 1-2 p.m. via Zoom. Portia Purcell, MA, NCC, LCMHC, LCAS will be the presenter. Contact Shirlyn Morrison-Sims for more info or to register at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 919-906-7103. Upon registration, a link to the webinar will be sent.

May 13: Foster Parents and Caregivers Support Group will be held from 7-8 p.m. via WebEx. Contact Suzanne Maness for more info or to register at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 910-627-1769. Registration deadline is May 10, 2021.

May 14: Youth and Young Adult Panel Discussion for Mental Health Awareness Month will be held from 10-11 a.m. via WebEx. This panel discussion will give youth and young adults a chance to share their experiences regarding mental health and mental wellness. The panel is hosted by the SOC Five County Community Collaborative, which meets monthly on the second Friday from 9:30-11:30 a.m. and is open to the public. Contact Suzanne Maness for more info or to register at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 910-627-1769. Registration deadline is May 12, 2021. 

May 18: Working with the Traumatized Youth presented by Jessi Matlock will be held virtually from 1-2:30 p.m. Please contact Brenda Goss via email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 336-870-3802 to register. Deadline to register is Friday, May 14, 2021 by 4 p.m.

May 20: Children's Mental Health training will be held virtually from 10:30-noon on Thursday, May 20. This overview of childhood/adolescent mental health disorders will focus on access to care and practical tips for early intervention and prevention. To register, contact Adrian Standish at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 910-985-0126. Upon registration, you will be sent the link to the webinar.