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King County's Family Youth Council (FYC) provides an open forum for families, youth, systems, and communities to strengthen sustainable resources by providing community-based approaches to address the individual behavioral health needs of children, youth, and families. 

Why should you participate?

Youth and Family voices bring compassion, understanding, and inspiration to system change. Your voice matters and the King County Family Youth Council provides a safe space for you to be heard. Help move the behavioral health system beyond treatment to resiliency and hope! We welcome system partners, family and youth, and community members who have lived experience with mental health and/or recovery services to assist in improving the system of care. 

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King County Family and Youth Council (FYSPRT) Meeting 

Date: Tuesday, July 28, 2020

Start Time: 5:30p.m.

Zoom Meeting

https://zoom.us/j/869374192?pwd=aXhvcS9jNWtOcTVNK1gxdjJIMFBuZz09

Meeting ID: 869 374 192

Password: 641174

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Please join us for a virtual meeting of KCFYC!

If you have questions or concerns prior to the meeting, please feel free to contact the FYC Leadership

 


Join us at our monthly meeting,
the fourth Tuesday of the month.

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Upcoming Event


Join us at our monthly meeting,
the fourth Tuesday of the month.

Newsletter

Upcoming Event


Join us at our monthly meeting, the fourth Tuesday of the month. 

 

Hello FYC members:

We appreciate your concern for the COVID-19 virus that we are still learning about. Please remember to take care of yourself as well as those you serve.

https://www.kingcounty.gov/depts/community-human-services/COVID.aspx 

Here are a few links for supporting families as we weather our current epidemic.

The following resources may be useful:

Thriving Thursday's with Washington State Community Connectors: 10:30 - 12:00 p.m.

Please join Janice Shutz, Lisa Moore, LaTonya Rogers and Pattie Marshall for this awesome webinar. This Family/Peer meeting will feature: Updates from HCA on COVID-19, Check-in time with your community, and a dose of joy to leave you ready for therest of your day. Hosted by WSCC in collaboration with Peer Workforce Alliance.

Join Weekly Here  




The FYC is a forum for families, youth, and system partners to discuss the quality of local mental health services and participate in solving identified challenges to improve the system. The FYC is a part of the governing infrastructure of the Washington State Children's Behavioral Health System. 

Vision
Together families, youth, systems, and communities will address the barriers, and opportunities to improve the resilience and recovery of children and youth with severe emotional or behavioral health challenges. 

Mission
As a council of leaders serving families and youth with emotional and behavioral health challenges, we represent the voices of King County families and youth at State and County policy and program decision making bodies. Our mission is to strengthen and sustain community resources that effectively address the individual 

 

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FYSPRTs serve as an integral part of Children's Behavioral Health Governance Structure that was adopted within the T.R. et al. v. Strange and Birch (originally Dreyfus and Porter) Settlement Agreement and informs and provides oversight for high-level policy-making, program planning, decision-making, and for the implementation of Wraparound with Intensive Services (WISe).

For more information about our local King County WISe, contact Wraparound@KingCounty.gov


Through respectful partnerships, families, youth, systems, and communities collaborate, influence, and provide leadership to address challenges and barriers by promoting cohesive behavioral health services for children, youth, and families in Washington State.  


Council Members are leaders within family-led and youth-guided organizations or programs representing or serving different constituencies and communities. Over time non-affiliated family and youth with deep experience in multiple systems and a desire to learn more about leadership and advocacy will be added to the council. 


The governance structure of FYSPRTs statewide consists of an Executive Leadership Team of state agency administrators, the Statewide, Regional and Local FYSPRTs as well as an advisory team and various policy workgroups. The King County Family and Youth Council is the Regional FYSPRT for King County and the State of Washington has contracted with the King County Behavioral Health Organization (BHO) to create the King County Family and Youth Council.

 

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Statewide FYSPRT

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The concept of organizing FYSPRTs – Family Youth and System Partners Round Table – came out the principles of systems of care, which include being community based, family driven and youth guided, and culturally and linguistically competent. The first FYSPRT for King County was implemented in 2011 and convened by Sound Mental Health as the Northwest Regional FYSPRT.  It served a region of multiple counties. The FYSPRT structure was later adopted as part of the T.R. et al v. Kevin Quigley and Dorothy Teeter Settlement Agreement’s Children’s Mental Health Governance Structure.

 

Assessments

 KCFYC Sept 2018 Assessment
 SWOT Assessment Summary

  

Links 

Guided Pathways
Support for Youth & Families

www.guidedpathways.org
Teen Link
Crisis Connections
www.crisisconnections.org

Crisis Connections  www.crisisconnections.org

WISe
Wraparound with Intensive Services 
 

www.hca.wa.gov/WISe

 

 

 

 

King County Family & Youth Council Tri-Leads


Convener - LaTony Rogers, Latonya.Rogers@kingcounty.gov

Youth - Gabe Hamilton, ghamilton@valleycities.org

Youth - Cole Devlin, cdevlin@valleycities.org

System - Anna Doolittle, Anna.Doolittle@kingcounty.gov

System - Courtney Simons, Courtney.Simons@molinahealthcare.com

Family - Chelsea Berg, berg.cs73@gmail.com

 



 

 

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