College of the Canyons is hosting a free forum on Friday addressing mental health issues among veterans and the services available to them. The event is geared towards college and university employees and counts toward Continuing Education Hours.
The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors will receive a report from the Probation Department at their Tuesday meeting, summarizing the effect of Assembly Bill 109 and prison realignment during the second year of the program.
Pending Board approval, the Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health may alter more than 100 contracts with mental health service providers--including the Child and Family Center--due to Medi-Cal eligibility changes under the Affordable Care Act.
Steve Sturgeon and Elizabeth Hobb, this year's Man and Woman of the Year, are giving back to the non profits that nominated them, with the proceeds from the award banquet held in May. Each are donating $1,000.
Mental Health is often associated with a stigma that College of the Canyons and Child and Family Center staff would like to dispel. They are offering a free two-day Mental Health First Aid Training for students and community members.
To help parents understand bullying, the effects it has their child and available resources, City of Santa Clarita staff and Domestic Violence Center volunteers are holding a free "Stop Bullying!" workshop at the Canyon Country Community Center on June 11.
The Child and Family Center in Santa Clarita is holding "Parenting Teens and Tweens" workshop at the Canyon Country Community Center from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday. The event is free and open to the public.
The Zonta Club of the Santa Clarita Valley granted several awards during their monthly business meeting on Wednesday, May 8. They honored several non-profits, two outstanding students and the new Zontian of the Year.