Parents Meeting The Challenge
Parents Meeting the Challenge (PMC) is an 8 session educational program that provides parents and primary caregivers the opportunity to learn, share and connect with others who face similar challenges in caring for children/adolescents with emotional and behavioral disorders. This program provides tools, strategies and information to help parents and caregivers meet the challenges of parenting/taking care of a child with emotional and behavioral disorders, to navigate the system and advocate for their child’s mental health needs. See course dates and register online below.
Volunteer parents, who bring both knowledge and personal experience, have been trained and certified by NAMI NH to teach Parents Meeting the Challenge. Participants receive a copy of the Guidebook for Caregivers of Children and Adolescents with Serious Emotional Disorders and a Participant's Manual that includes science-based information and current publications on children/adolescent emotional and behavioral disorders.
“It provided me with HOPE and new ways to meet my child’s needs.”
The curriculum will cover:
To register for a listed PMC Education Program, please use our ONLINE REGISTRATION FORM and enter your city/town in the field provided. If you do not have access to a computer or would rather do it by phone, contact Debbie Davidson or Heidi Matthews Cantin - 603-225-5359. If a program is not listed in or near your city/town, please complete the ONLINE REGISTRATION FORM. Classes are scheduled based on expressed interest in a city/town. Applicants will be contacted to confirm receipt of their registration or to notify an applicant of a program being offered in or closest to your city/town .
Applicants will be contacted to confirm receipt of their registration and to notify you of a class in or closest to your community.
(Note: Registration for any of the programs remains open until the completion of the 3rd class.)
In case of inclement weather call 1.800.242.6264, ext. 313 after 7:00 a.m. on the day of the class for cancellations.
Have questions? Contact Debbie Davidson or Heidi Matthews Cantin to learn more.