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Monthly Speaker Educational Program Schedule

“Early diagnosis and intervention are key to addressing mental illness.”

We welcome anyone with a shared interest in learning more about mental health care and treatment options.

Our monthly programs are Free.


June 

Tuesday, 13, 2017,  6:30 p.m.  Stepping Stones of Rockford, Inc

Topic: Prairie State Legal Services – Fair Housing
Presenter: Jennifer Cuvas,  Testing and Outreach Coordinator for Prairie State Legal Services’ Fair Housing Project.
Prairie State focuses its resources on legal problems that help clients secure and protect their basic needs. 

Jennifer Cuvas currently conducts fair housing investigations throughout Winnebago and Boone Counties.  Ms. Cuevas holds a Bachelor of Science in Sociology and Criminology from Texas A&M University.  She also is an advocate for racial justice, has prior experience helping students with disabilities transition from high school to adult services, and has coordinated assistance for sexual assault survivors.

Jennifer will be presenting today on the impact housing discrimination has on those with mental impairments.  She will also cover fair housing laws, how to recognize unfair treatment, and possible remedies to correct these issus.
additional rights of people with disabilities to make reasonable accommodation and modification requests.
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September

Tuesday, September 12, 2017, 6:30 p.m.  Stepping Stones of Rockford

Topic:  September is Suicide Awareness Month – Details to be advised.

 


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