From time to time I write letters to our local leaders highlighting areas of need/success and research with a hopes to inform the development of policies that benefit the populations I serve. Here is an edited version of what I sent
To whom it concerns;
I would like to share some key informati...
Last year I submitted a written submission to the Education Select Committee.
Too many of my clients are falling through the cracks and the Education Update is a timely opportunity for the policymakers to get things right. We have a long way to go, but we also have some great things to build on.
Today I had the chance to do an oral submission. I am much more accustomed helping others speak, so I was rather nervous doing the speaking myself.
Hopefully they heard my 3 main points:
Today I was invited to speak with a group of 80 high school students.
School hasn't even started, and yet there they all were. They had volunteered to come in to school and learn about how to be a peer support. As part of their training, I was invited to speak for an hour about how to support fell...
So it has been a very busy year here.... and the blog has been left to languish more that I would have liked.
But I have been busy recording a series of informal videos describing various techniques I used on a regular basis. If you want to check them out, they can be found over at my youtube...