First-ever migrant ‘Health and Wellness Fair’ hosted in Fresno County

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The Office of the Fresno County Superintendent of Schools is hosting a free, public “Health and Wellness Conference” for migrants this weekend.

On April 6 at 8:30 a.m., the the migrant education department is hosting its inaugural conference until 1:30 p.m. at the Fresno City College cafeteria.

“The goal of the conference is to encourage parents to communicate with their children about mental health awareness, and to encourage both students and parents to increase their communication with school counselors and staff,” the office says in a news release.

There will be a variety of workshops in both English and Spanish, with more than 300 parents and students expected to be attend.

Workshops variety includes:

  • Depression & Trauma
  • Healthy Relationships
  • Anxiety/Stress
  • Positive Communication Styles
  • Cultural Competence
  • Parental/Child Conflict
  • Self-Esteem
  • Family Counseling

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