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Tennessee Voices For Children

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Nonprofit Overview

Causes: Mental Health, Mental Health Associations

Mission: Charitable and educational services to families of and children with emotional, behavioral, and/or mental health issues

Programs: Statewide family support network--provides valuable support, information and training to parents and caregivers across the state, empowering them to successfully "navigate" the complex child-serving systems to obtain the services necessary for their children and youth with emotional and behavioral disorders. Sfsn staff provides direct assistance, support groups, information and skill-based training, family representation on over 145 councils and coalitions, youth in action council facilitation, and outreach to schools, mental health providers, and policy makers in tennessee.

intensive in-home family preservation services-- provides families the tools they need to maintain children and youth with complex needs at home, in school and in the community. The program is family driven, providing assistance in navigating the child-serving systems, advocacy, support and therapeutic skill-building to prevent placement outside the home to a higher level of care. Program staff ensures that caregiver are an integral part of the intervention at all stages.

healthy transitions-- seeks to improve access to treatment and support services for youth and young adults ages 16-25 that either have or are at risk of developing a serious mental health illness, serious emotional disturbance, or co-occurring disorder. The goal of healthy transitions is to assist these youth and young adults in improving their health and wellness, leading self-directed lives, and reaching their full potential.

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