The Nevada Department of Education Office of Special Education has announced The Nevada Transition Conference  will take place October 14-15, 2016 in Sparks, Nevada.

(NTC) brings quality professional development on current trends and best practices in the transition planning process.  This event includes national speakers as well as state and local experts covering the topics of: aligning accommodations, transition and career assessment, post-secondary education and training, and employment.  Registration is tentatively scheduled to open in early August.  For more information, see the Save The Date Flyer.

Foundation for Recovery (FFR) provides peer-based recovery support services individuals with substance abuse and mental health disorders, their families and their friends. Peer Recovery Support Services help individuals to successfully make the life changes necessary to recover from a disabling substance use disorder.

FFR has scheduled their next Peer Recovery Support Specialist Training for late August, 2016.  For more information or to sign up, see the FFR Peer Recovery Support Specialist Training Flyer.

Silver State Fair Housing Council is actively recruiting volunteers who reflect the diversity of our community to be part of their housing discrimination tester program.

A person can become a housing discrimination tester with Silver State Fair Housing Council by attending a three-hour training that provides an overview of fair housing law, reviews the nature and structure of housing discrimination tests, and teaches potential testers how to report on their experiences.

If you are interested in becoming a tester, please contact Silver State Fair Housing.

Positive Behavior Support-Nevada (PBS-NV) offers inexpensive or free behavioral services to families throughout the state of Nevada in the form of workshops and individual consultations.  The curricula for the workshops are all based on the principles of applied behavior analysis and positive behavior support. Classes and workshops are offered state-wide.  For information on when classes are scheduled in your area, click here.