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2016 CMHACY Conference Picture Contest Results

Many of you who attended our conference posted photos on the conference App. By the end of the conference 279 photos were posted and entered…

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2016 CMHACY Conference Highlights

Since 1980 CMHACY has hosted an annual meeting at Asilomar Conference Grounds in Pacific Grove, California.  Unique in the country and attended by as many…

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Children’s Mental Health Crisis Services

The topic of mental health crisis services specific to children and families has received increased attention throughout the state. In January 2015, a consortium of…

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CMHACY Poster Sessions and Wine and Cheese Reception

Wednesday Evening 8:15 Fred Farr and Kiln This year we have added “poster sessions” to our conference agenda. Poster sessions allow individuals and groups to…

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2016 Advocate of the Year

Monica Nepomuceno Monica Nepomuceno works at the California Department of Education (CDE) as an Education Programs Consultant (EPC) with the Educational Options, Student Support and…

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2016 Journalist of the Year

Daniel Heimpel Daniel Heimpel is an award-winning journalist, the founder of a national non-profit organization, Fostering Media Connections, dedicated to improving the lives of children…

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CMHACY Conference Exhibitors: National Accrediting Organizations

The 2016 CMHACY conference will highlight topics of special interest to those impacted by the child welfare Continuum of Care Reform (AB403). In addition to…

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2016 Promising Program of the Year

National Alliance on Mental Illness on Campus High School NAMI on Campus clubs work to end the stigma that makes it hard for students to…

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2016 Exemplary Program of the Year

Desert Mountain Children’s Center The Desert/Mountain Children’s Center (DMCC) is a counseling center designed to meet the therapeutic needs of infants, children and youth, birth…

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Children’s Mental Health Policy Development: Opportunities to Become Involved

CMHACY’s policy focus is to improve the behavioral health of California’s children and youth. We operationalized this focus by stating: All children, youth, and their…

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2016 Lifetime Achievement Awards Dane Cervine And Phil Crandall

The California Mental Health Advocates for Children and Youth membership is recognizing Dane Cervine and Phillip Crandall for their lifetime commitment to California’s youth.  …

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2016 Conference: Introducing This Years’ Plenary Speakers

The CMHACY Board and Friends are pleased to present three exceptional plenary speakers presenting on the following topics for the 2016 CMHACY Conference. Kappy Madenwald: Achieving…

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