September 2019


FREE NAMI BASICS Workshops for Parents/Caregivers of Children and Teens with:

ADD/ADHD , PTSD, RAD, OCD, ODD, Depression, Bipolar, Asperger’s, Autism, Schizophrenia

 

A program of NAMI, the National Alliance on Mental Illness

These 6 week workshops have valuable information to help parents support children & teens with behavioral differences, while maintaining their own well-being.  The course is taught by a team of trained NAMI family members who know what it’s like to have a child struggling with one of these brain disorders.  Topics covered will be the ‘no fault’ approach, getting an accurate diagnosis, overview of treatment options, the impact on family, communication, crisis management, systems involved with your child, record keeping, advocating & team building for you & your child.

 

Meets for 6 sessions FREE OF COST

Designed for parents and other family caregivers of children and adolescents living with mental illness.

Taught by a team of trained teachers who are family caregivers of individuals who developed symptoms of mental illness as children.

Provides critical information and strategies related to care-giving.

Incorporates presentations, discussion and interactive exercises.

 

Why You Should Attend:

 

A toolkit of information

Up-to-date information on a range of mental illnesses and their impact on the brain.

Current research on treatments including evidence-based therapies, medications and side effects.

Preparation for interactions with the mental health care system, school system and juvenile justice system.

Training in preparedness and emotional resiliency

Skills related to managing crises, solving problems and communicating effectively.

Strategies for self-care and for navigating the challenges presented by mental illness for each family member.

Empowerment as an effective advocate for your child.

Confidence and stamina for life-long understanding and support.

A community

Perhaps most importantly, as a participant you can gain comfort in knowing you are not alone. Recovery is a journey and there is hope for all families and individuals dealing with a brain disorder. The in-person group experience of NAMI Basics provides the opportunity for mutual support and positive impact. You can experience compassion and reinforcement from people who relate to your experiences. Through your participation, you have the opportunity to help others grow.

 

Please contact Marcus Boyd at 901-725-0305 or email at mboyd.namimemphis@gmail.com to register as space is limited. Class to start October 8th , 2019

 

Veronique Black

NAMI Memphis

901-725-0305 phone

901-725-0306 fax

3729 S. Hickory Ridge Mall

Suite #480

Memphis, TN 38115

 

You or someone you love has a mental illness. That’s why there’s NAMI

The Fourth Annual Domestic Violence Summit, will held September 27th at the University of Memphis, from 10:30 am to 12:30 pm in the University Center Ballroom.

Discussions will focus on domestic violence in Memphis and Shelby County. Resources for domestic violence survivors will be presented by Memphis area agencies.

Sponsored by the University of Memphis, Southwest Tennessee Community College, and the Athena Project.

For more information call 901/678-3973 (Dr. Gayle Beck).

 

Title: Top HR Issues Business Owners Face and How to Solve Them

Friday, 09/13/19 and Friday, 09/20/19, 6:00 -7:30 PM – Memphis Central Library

3030 Poplar Ave. 38111 | First Floor

Synopsis:

HR can be especially challenging for smaller employers with limited resources. This seminar will address some of the most critical areas, particularly to avoid needless HR-related fines, penalties or lawsuits. We’ll also address complex HR issues and provide strategies you can follow.

Presenter: LaDeidra Penn

NBMBAA Memphis – Professional Career Showcase – 9/12/19

FREE EVENT!! Clark Tower, 33rd floor, 5100 Poplar Ave. Memphis, TN. 38137

6:00 pm-8:00 pm

The Career Showcase is an excellent opportunity for the top Mid-South businesses and corporations to connect and engage with Memphis’s top talent focused on marketing, sales, finance, operations, and more.

The target candidates for this showcase are recent 4-year accredited college graduates as well as Masters and PhD level professionals seeking entry and experience level opportunities.

REQUIRED!!! Click on link to fill out professional profile and submit resume

https://www.signupgenius.com/go/60b0445a8aa2aa20-nbmbaa20

Girl Scouts is hiring!

We’re looking for the best and the brightest for this full-time, salaried positions
with benefits. This position requires night and weekend availability, necessitating
travel and non-traditional work hours at times. Additionally, this position will
have individual and team-based pieces to their job responsibilities. To apply,
please send your resume to jobs@girlscoutshs.org with the name of the position
that you are applying for in the subject line.

Volunteer Care Specialist for the Greater Memphis Area
This position will be based out of our Memphis office and will function primarily in
volunteer, troop and service unit support. The person filling this role can expect
to work very closely with the volunteers in their region, providing support and
guidance to troop and service unit operations. This person’s work will also have
an emphasis on onboarding and training volunteers, membership retention
efforts, volunteer recognitions and appointments, meeting attendance and adult
leadership facilitation.

Interested applicants should respond by Friday, September 6. We plan to begin
conducting interviews immediately and hope to bring new employees on as soon
as qualified candidates are screened and able to begin employment with GSHS.
Salary requirements, official job descriptions and other pertinent information will
be discussed and provided throughout the interview process.

This position includes benefits and a salary up to $42,000.

Hours: Full time. Tuesday through Saturday. Additional hours (nights and weekends) may be required.

Purpose
To manage the design, planning, construction and maintenance of equipment, machinery, buildings, grounds and other facilities. The position plans, budgets, schedules, oversees and often performs facility modifications, including estimates on equipment, labor materials and other related costs.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities
1. Oversee the cleaning, maintenance and landscaping of the buildings and grounds.
2. Develop a plan for and perform routine maintenance of equipment, buildings and grounds
3. Schedule and oversee maintenance service providers, including but not limited to landscaping, garbage and recycling pick up, mosquito abatement and plumbers.
4. Manage preventive maintenance of facility equipment, including HVAC, lighting and office equipment, cleaning of drains and gutters.
5. Develop budgets for, schedule and oversee non-routine facility and grounds maintenance and improvement projects, including cost estimates, timelines and project oversight
6. Oversee and inspect construction and installation progress provided by outside contractors.
7. Assist with grounds rentals and special events.
8. Assist with exhibition planning, furniture design and fabrication, lighting, installation and other responsibilities as needed.
9. Provide assistance with special projects, as needed.
Work Environment
Work is regularly performed in a combination of office and shop environments with exposure to dust, odors, oil, fumes and noise. Ongoing responsibilities include painting (indoor and outdoor), preventative maintenance on HVAC systems, light electrical and plumbing, irrigation repair, fountain pump maintenance, set up and break down for events and grounds rentals, and light landscaping and carpentry. Must be able to lift 75 lbs.

Other Responsibilities
1. Inform Executive Director of issues or progress.
2. This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Qualifications
Education: Bachelor’s degree
Experience: Minimum of three to five years of progressive experience and responsibility in a maintenance field.

License/Certification(s): Valid driver’s license

Skills/Abilities:

 Strong interpersonal skills
 Ability to communicate clearly and concisely
 Detail oriented
 Strong organizational and problem-solving skills
 Project Management

Compensation and Benefits
The salary range is $37,000 – $42,000. Benefits include health insurance and a 3% Simple IRA employer match after two years of employment.

Send cover letter, resume and three references to Carissa Hussong, Executive Director, at
carissa@metalmuseum.org. Please, no phone calls.

Indomitable Families is hosting its first Male Support Social for men ages 17 years of age and older who have a criminal background. The group will be hosted by Torey DeBerry, Kontar Macklin, and Dr. Mario Johnson. Food will be provided. To RSVP please contact 901-736-2858 or email indomitablewomen@gmail.com. See the attached flyer for more information.

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