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- Do you want to GAIN SKILLS AND TOOLS to participate in public advocacy for children in the special health care community?
-Do you live in San Diego or Imperial County?
Exceptional Family Resource Center is pleased to offer an upcoming
training opportunity for parents/caregivers in San Diego and Imperial Counties.
Project Leadership will prepare families with the skills and tools needed
to partner and engage in all levels of public advocacy on behalf of children
with special health care needs. The Project Leadership curriculum, designed by
Family Voices of California (FVCA), introduces parents to the nuts and
bolts of advocacy in seven (3 hour) training sessions. Parents will explore how
the legislative process works, discover ways to tell their story that translate
their personal experiences into systems-wide action, learn strategies to
identify and participate in leadership activities, and build valuable parent
network and mentoring connections. Training sessions will be dynamic and
interactive, offering parents the opportunity to learn with and from one
Project Leadership is funded through a grant from the Lucile
Packard Foundation for Children’s Health (LPFCH) and offered at NO
COST to participants. Project Leadership’s overall goal is to increase the
number of family members of children with special health care needs who are
prepared and supported to become advocates for health care policy and service
The pilot FVCA Project Leadership training will be offered to
families by EFRC starting in September, 2013, with a second series to be
presented in 2014.
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Project Leadership. Due to the time sensitive nature of
these materials, please complete and return by August 16, 2013 (The
Deadline HAS BEEN EXTENDED – please contact us as soon as
We look forward to hearing from you!
Diane Storman at firstname.lastname@example.org or 619-594-7405 Susan Carlton-Bahm at email@example.com
Onwards and upwards!