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NSYFC Community Training and Upcoming Events

Here you will find upcoming training options and public events that are coming soon.


Out of an abundance of caution and for the safety and well-being of our community, North Sound Behavioral Health Administrative Services Organization’s executive leadership has decided that all meetings usually held on-site will, instead, be held virtually. .

Grief during COVID-19

When:    July 22, 2020, 1-3:00PM
Where: Webinar
Cost:  Free
Agenda:  Visit

DESCRIPTION: Offered by NAMI Whatcom and M.A.D-H.O.P.E. A community conversation about Grief during COVID-19, and dealing with the collective loss of the world we knew.

Questions: call (360) 671-4950.

Register Here  

Child and Adolescent Mental Health in an Uncertain Time:
Reintegration Strategies for Classroom and Community

When:    August 5-6, 2020, 10:00AM-6:00PM (Eastern)
Where: Webinar
Cost:  $299.00
Agenda:  Click here for the summit schedule

DESCRIPTION: We believe the information these experts provide is so valuable that every mentor, teacher, and adult working with kids and teens today should have access.

You’ll get:
  • 2 full days of LIVE presentations from today's leading experts.
  • On-demand access to ALL summit recordings, slides & clinical resources.
  • Up to 34 CEUs (including both live and self-study credit).
  • Real-time Q&A with the experts.
  • Exclusive private Facebook group access to engage with colleagues before, during, and after the Summit.
  • 11 FREE Bonus Sessions.

Led by keynote speakers Dr. Bessel van der Kolk and Eliana Gil, our panel of experts is honored and excited to lead the charge for all of you who are working with, educating, and connecting with kids and communities in this uncertain time.

You’ll come away from this summit with the confidence, tools, skills, and strategies necessary to help kids and teens thrive in this new world.

Register Here  

Other Events

DadsMove Trainings

DadsMove offers a number of online supports and trainings including Anti-Bullying, Dads Focused and Moms Focused Support Groups, and LGBTQ+ Youth Discussion and Awareness.

Check out the following link to their calendar for all the details:

Now Matters Now

Free online training courses for healthcare, crisis, and peer support providers on:

  • Micro-Interventions
  • Suicide Safe Care
  • Recommended Care
  • DBT skills
  • Other courses under development...

Register at:

Washington PAVE

Partnership for Action, Voices for Empowerment offers various online virtual training courses.

View their training calendar and register at:

The Communities Project

The Communities Project is doing online training on community organizing around preventing substance-related deaths.

For upcoming trainings and webinars, visit

Spring Parent Leadership Training Institute

The Parent Leadership Training Institute (PLTI) is a free, civic engagement course that teaches parents and community members to become leaders in their schools and communities. The Institute's classes are held twice a week at Everett Community College. The PLTI is a Project-Based class, so each student develops a community project during the course. Applications are open now!! Classes start on February 22nd!

Classes are held twice a week:
Tuesdays from 6:00 - 8:30 pm
Saturdays from 9:00 am - 12:30 pm

The Institute begins on Saturday, February 22, 2020
PLTI will end on Saturday, May 16, 2020

If you are part of PLTI, your children are eligible to participate at the same time in the new, free Children's Leadership Program for ages 3-12.

National Survey of Support Family Members and Adult Allies Provide to Young People During Their Transition Years

This survey will document the support that family members, parents, and adult allies provide for young people with behavioral health needs during the transition years, defined here as 16 to 25 years old. The information provided will help youth- and family-run organizations, policy makers, and service providers better understand and respond to the needs and preferences of young adults and their families.

This survey is intended for particiants who are:

  1. Family members or other adult allies who provide support to young adults with behavioral health challenges during their transition years, from 16 to 25 years old, OR
  2. Young adults who are currently at least 18 years old who experienced behavioral health challenges during their transition years and receive or have received support from a family member or other ally.

The survey is voluntary and confidential (PDF) . It will take about 25 minutes to complete.

Training Archives

Diagnosis for Youth with Disruptive Behavior

 Thursday, June 11, 2020, 2:00-3:00PM
Where:  Webinar

Engaging Families in Mental Health Care

 Wednesday, June 10, 2020, 12-1:30PM
Where:  Webinar

In Perspective: Youth Homelessness

 Monday, June 8, 2020
Where:  Webinar

Saying It Out Loud Conference

 Thursday May 28, 2020
Where:  Greater Tacoma Convention Center

Resilience in Washington State: What Works and How to Make it Happen

 Tuesday May 26, 2020, 12PM Pacific Time
Where:  Online Webinar

Behavioral Health Care Access for Youth

 Monday, April 13, 4-6PM
Where:  Online Webinar

What's On Your Mind?

 Thursday April 2, 2020, 10:30AM to Noon
Where:  Online Webinar

Washington ACEs and Reliance Community of Practice Event

 November 18, 2019
Where:Spokane Regional Health District, 1101 W College Ave, Spokane WA 99201

Black & Brown Male Summit - 10th Annual Celebration

 November 15-17, 2019
Where: Highline College, Des Moines, WA 98198

“Fill Your Cup – Don’t Run on Empty”

 October 18 - 20, 2019
Where: Yakima Oxford Suites, 1701 E Yakima Ave, Yakima, WA 98901

Children's Behavioral Health Summit

 May 6, 2019, 9 A.M. to 5 P.M. Click for Details (PDF)
Where: Hilton Garden Inn 401 E. Yakima Ave. Yakima WA

Powerful Partnership, Health Community

 May 2, 2019, 4-6 P.M. Click for Details (PDF)
Where: The North Sound BHO