Scanlan Center for School Mental Health
two parents and a child

Helping Youth F.A.C.E. (Families Act, Care, and Engage) Mental Health


Event Details

Gain the tools to support your child’s mental health and well-being

Join a judgment-free space to level up your parenting game. In this new research-backed program, learn how to:

  1. Recognize and respond to mental health challenges
  2. Help your child navigate complex social dynamics and foster self-worth
  3. Advocate for your child’s well-being so they can thrive and reach their full potential

What is the overall purpose and goal of F.A.C.E?

The goal of F.A.C.E is to increase caregivers’ mental health awareness by improving their knowledge, skills, and attitudes about mental health.

During the program, you will:

  • Engage in compassionate discussion of mental health and challenges
  • Learn about crisis prevention and response as well as how to advocate for your child
  • Work on your own connection to well-being

Why attend F.A.C.E?

  • Gain the tools needed to recognize and respond to the mental health needs of your children.
  • Receive $25 compensation for each learning session attended.

Who should attend F.A.C.E.?

Parents and other caregivers of students in grades K-12

What are learning sessions about?

  • Session #1: Mental Health and the Caregiver (in-person)
  • Session #2: Mental Health and Compassion (virtual)
  • Session #3: Mental Health and Crisis Response (virtual)
  • Session #4: Mental Health and Advocacy (in-person)

What translations are offered?

English, Spanish

What is the overall time commitment?

  • Four sessions lasting 60 – 90 minutes (2 sessions are in-person and 2 sessions are virtual)
  • Attend when you can
  • We will ask you to complete some questionnaires so we can make F.A.C.E. better over time
  • Childcare will be provided as needed for the in-person sessions!

How do I register for a learning session?

Fill out the form to register: