The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports that 1 in 5 American children ages 3 through 17 – about 15 million – have a diagnosable mental, emotional or behavioral disorder in a given year. Only 20 percent of these children are ever diagnosed and receive treatment; 80 percent – about 12 million – aren’t receiving treatment.
FAPPI is meant to support, train and educate foster and adoptive parents in Idaho. Parents will learn & develop skills to parent children who have
experienced trauma or struggle with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, Reactive Attachment Disorder, Sexualized play and acting out, and other mental health issues. At the end of the class, parents will have a much better understanding of children with mental health needs and have a additional resources including other parents experiencing similar issues.
Date & Time
February 24 – 8:30am—5pm
March 24 – 9am—5pm
April 24 – 9am-5pm
Free — Space is limited
* Lunch will be provided each day
* Gas vouchers are available for those who qualify.
For more information and to register, please click here.
Children’s Home Society of Idaho Names Tena Lokken as Board President
BOISE, Idaho (July 5, 2017) – Children’s Home Society of Idaho, a Boise-based nonprofit organization which operates the Warm Springs Counseling Center and provides quality mental, emotional, and behavioral health care to children in our community, named Tena Lokken as Board President during their recent annual meeting.
Board President, Tena Lokken said, “I’m thrilled to serve as the new President of the Children’s Home Society Board of Directors. Promoting mental, emotional and behavioral health for children in our community is the heart and soul of our mission. I am honored to lead such a wonderful board of directors, all of whom are equally committed to ensuring the success of that mission.”
During the meeting the organization’s new board of directors were elected. Leading the organization for the upcoming year are: Tena Lokken, president; Mark Miller, vice president; Ann Cordum, past president; Brian Doster, treasurer; Anselme Sadiki, secretary. Marshall Baker, Jim Graham, and Jesse Hamilton, were elected Executive Committee members at large. Five members –Ann Cordum, Julie Gramer, Maria Mills, Scott Schoenherr, and Milford Terrell have extended their terms to 2020.
Back Row L to R: Judge Trott, Scott Schoenherr, Brian Doster, Jesse Hamilton, Tena Lokken, Susie Schumacher, Julie Gramer, Bonnie Schwenkfelder, Marshall Baker, and Jim Graham.
Front Row L to R: Maria Mills, Ann Cordum, Anselme Sadiki, and Milford Terrell.
Not pictured: Rob Turner, Mark Miller, Mark Houston, Kathryn Beattie
We’d like to thank Larry H. Miller (LHM Charities) who recently supported the Children’s Home Society of Idaho with a $5,000 donation. This donation will provide mental, emotional, and behavioral healthcare to children in our community. Thank you Larry H. Miller, we are grateful for your support!
Pictured Left to Right: CHS Executive Director, Anselme Sadiki; Larry H. Miller Representative, Jennifer Friedrich; and CHS Development Manager, Jane Ahl.