"Super Advocate" Advocacy Training



Date:   Thursday, October 06, 2016
Time:   10:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m.

MAT-SU

Thursday, October 6

Time:  10:00-4:00pm (lunch included)

Location:  Palmer Senior Center

1132 S. Chugach St. in Palmer

FLYER

This free one-day training offers tools and hands-on practice for advocating for policy and funding decisions that affect Trust beneficiaries—people with mental illness, substance use disorders, developmental disabilities, Alzheimer's disease and related dementia, traumatic brain injury, fetal alcohol spectrum disorders. 

To register, contact:  907-465-4765, or by email: advocacy.coordinator@mhtrust.org

  Please register by September 26

 Trainer: Teri Tibbett is the advocacy coordinator for the Alaska Mental Health Board and Advisory Board on Alcoholism & Drug Abuse, and works closely with the Alaska Mental Health Trust Authority in coordinating their joint advocacy effort with the partner advisory boards. In this role, she works with people impacted by mental illness, substance use disorders, developmental disabilities, Alzheimer’s disease and related dementia, traumatic brain injury, and fetal alcohol spectrum disorders, to facilitate better understanding and participation in the public process. Teri served as a legislative aide with the Alaska State Legislature and continues to work on legislative issues.