Wednesday, January 18, 2023 from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM CST
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Steven Nguyen 
Families Helping Families of Greater New Orleans and Louisiana Parent Training and Information Center 
504-888-9111 or 504-656-4105






Behavioral Health Strategies & Community Supports for School-Aged Children || Innovations & Collaborations - The Coordinated System of Care (CSoC)

For health care professionals, educators, mental health professionals, therapists, students, and any other discipline working with children & youth who have special health care needs. Parents & caregivers are welcome to attend.

Topic 1: Mental Health Strategies for School-Aged Children

Presenters: Rochelle Gauthier, LCSW-BACS | Coordinator for Autism and Behavior Supports for Jefferson Parish Public Schools

Todd Cirillo, LCSW-BACS | Trauma Therapist for the AWARE Grant for Jefferson Parish Public Schools and Crisis Team Manager

 This session will cover Mental Health for School-Aged Children living with anxiety, depression, PTSD, and other mental health issues. We will learn to identify the signs of crisis and discuss hands-on de-escalation strategies.

Topic 2: The Coordinated System of Care (CSoC) in Louisiana

Presenters: Brandi Johnson, LPC | Director of Clinical Services at Magellan Health

Desiree Godfrey, M. Ed, LPC | CSoC Liaison, Office of Behavioral Health

Sarah Chappuis, MS-HCM | Wraparound Lead Coach         

This session will cover the history of the Coordinated System of Care (CSoC) in Louisiana, the guiding principles of wraparound services, the processes and roles that providers and contractors play, and how to make a referral.         

Registration  is FREE! 2 continuing education hours will be awarded to nurses and social workers. 

  1. The Bureau of Family Health is approved as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by Louisiana State Nurses Association Approver Unit, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. LSNA Provider No. 4003257.**  
  2. This activity has been approved by the LA Department of Health, Office of Public Health, Bureau of Family Health (BFH) for general contact hours for Social Work Continuing Education. The LA Department of Health, Office of Public Health, Bureau of Family Health is an authorized approval organization of the LA Board of Social Work Examiners.**
  3. **Nurses and social workers must attend the entire event and complete the evaluation to receive continuing education (CE) award. **
  4. The event planners and presenters have no conflict of interest to disclose. The views expressed by the presenter(s) do not represent the opinions or policies of BFH and LSNA.