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AMSSA is a unique province-wide association that strengthens over 70 member agencies as well as hundreds of community stakeholder agencies who serve immigrants and newcomers, and build culturally inclusive communities, with the knowledge, resources and support they need to fulfill their mandates.
Vision: A just and equitable society in which everyone benefits from social and economic inclusion.
Mission: AMSSA facilitates collaborative leadership, knowledge exchange and stakeholder engagement to support agencies that serve immigrants and build culturally inclusive communities.
Values: Inclusiveness, Integrity, Mutual Respect, Equity, Diversity, Collaboration.
Experience: Since 1977 AMSSA has been providing a diverse range of settlement and integration support and capacity building services including developing and facilitating networking and training events and producing highly relevant information resources. AMSSA also convenes a broad range of BC interest and stakeholders groups to discuss and collaborate on immigration, economic and BC community inclusion issues. AMSSA is also one of the first organizations in the sector to frequently use technology as a cost effective, highly accessible engagement model to distribute information and promote dialogue. All of our settlement and integration capacity building activities are infused with innovative approaches, and are based on AMSSA’s deep values of inclusiveness, integrity and collaboration.
The M.S. degree in clinical psychology at FHSU has a long history of preparing students for entry into the professional of clinical psychology. Completion of the program will prepare you for licensure as a master’s level psychologist in the state of Kansas and other states. Master’s level psychologists conduct psychotherapy, psychological assessment, and other professional functions in a variety of settings, including community mental health centers, private practices, psychiatric hospitals, and various types of residential treatment centers. In addition to preparing you for master’s level licensure, the program also prepares you for future doctoral study.
Facing Disability is a web resource with more than 1,000 videos drawn from interviews of people with spinal cord injuries, their families, caregivers and experts.
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Mental Health America (MHA) - founded in 1909 - is the nation’s leading community-based nonprofit dedicated to addressing the needs of those living with mental illness and to promoting the overall mental health of all Americans. Our work is driven by our commitment to promote mental health as a critical part of overall wellness, including prevention services for all; early identification and intervention for those at risk; integrated care, services, and supports for those who need it; with recovery as the goal.
Established in 1993, First Candle is the leading national non-profit committed to ending Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS), accidental infant suffocation and preventable stillbirths while providing bereavement support to those families who have experienced a loss. Every year in this country 27,000 babies die due to SIDS, other sleep-related issues or are stillborn. SIDS is still the leading cause of death for babies one month to one year of age. Through our program, Straight Talk for Infant Safe Sleep, we educate parents, caregivers and other care providers on the American Academy of Pediatrics safe sleep guidelines which could reduce the rate of SIDS and accidental suffocation by 50%.
We support researchers who are leading the way in identifying the causes of SIDS and stillbirth and collaborate with other organizations around the world who are doing the same. And, for those parents, sibling and other family members who have experienced a loss, we provide bereavement support materials, online support groups, a grief line and peer counselors.
Hispanic Outlook in Higher Education is a national biweekly magazine routed in serving the unique needs of the Hispanic community in higher education. For 25 years, Hispanic Outlook has provided a pipeline delivering nationwide news about multicultural accomplishments and challenges in college classrooms. The publication serves a diverse audience offering editorial coverage about high-profile events, trends, and facts and figures – compiled by a network of accomplished Hispanic and non-Hispanic writers – that impact the country’s higher learning institutions. Hispanic Outlook in Higher Education has an elite circulation reaching a large audience of minorities.
Young Survival Coalition (YSC) is the premier organization dedicated to the critical issues unique to young women who are diagnosed with breast cancer. YSC offers resources, face to face connections and outreach so women feel supported, empowered and hopeful. YSC provides information and resources for young women during every phase of treatment and survivorship through peer matching, conferences, and comprehensive Navigator guidebooks and an audio/video library. Navigators and ResourceLink guidebooks can be downloaded electronically; or, hard-copy versions can be ordered and shipped free of charge to healthcare practitioners and patients at any time.
The LifeLine Canada Foundation (TLC) is a registered non-profit committed to positive mental health and suicide prevention in Canada and Worldwide. The Foundation works on initiatives such as: The LifeLine Mobile App (The Free National Suicide Prevention and Awareness App) and Companion Paws. The LifeLine Canada website is both a platform for information about the Foundation’s initiatives as well as a one stop portal, through which an extensive amount of information, intervention and postvention education, resources, guides, pattern interrupts, tools and more are right at one’s fingertips.
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The Grief Edu-Therapy™ Process is a natural adjunct treatment in many mental health,
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practices and treatment modalities.