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ADVOCACY 101! Understanding Behavioral Services


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Understanding Behavioral Services for Children in Rhode Island

This training will provide an overview of children’s services in Rhode Island, including how to access the various services, resources that are available to serve children in need and an honest assessment of the gaps in the system and how to address them. Beth will also present the advocacy efforts that are underway for this legislative session.

A certificate of completion will be provided to all participants that complete the session. The certificate can be used to apply for CEUs for various disciples such as social work, peer certification and more.

Trainer:

Beth Bixby, MSW, LICSW, CEO of Tides Family Services

Beth Bixby was born and raised in Coventry, Rhode Island where she lives today with her husband Joe and two kids Callum and Enya. She received her Bachelor’s Degree in Human Development and Family Studies from University of Rhode Island. She attended Syracuse University and received her Master’s Degree in Social Work. As a Licensed Social Worker, Beth began her career as a Substance Abuse Counselor and was a Clinician at South Shore Mental Health Center prior to accepting the position of Clinician at Tides Family Services in 2001. Over her 17 years at Tides Family Services Beth has held critical positions as Clinical Supervisor, Director of Home Based Therapeutic Services, Assistant Vice President, Senior Vice President of Treatment Programs and since 2015 she has been the Chief Operating Officer. Her proudest moment has been the design of the Preserving Families Network.

 

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Date

Mar 19 2024
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Time

9:00 am

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