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Mental Health America of Greater Dallas

Mothers & Babies is an interactive program with lessons and activities proven to promote healthy mood, bonding with one’s baby, and strategies for coping with stress. The Mothers & Babies Program is delivered to pregnant women and new parents individually in one-on-one visits or in a group setting.

As a volunteer , you will be assigned a client to work with on a 6-9 week schedule. Volunteers are required to volunteer at least one hour a week, but the day and time is flexible. As a volunteer, you will provide our clients with an experience that will provide opportunities for pregnant and new moms to learn multiple skills that will assist them in developing and maintaining positive, health relationships and stable environments for their children. You will work on-on-one basis.

Through group interactions and one-on-one lessons, Moms learn:

  • Tools and support for pregnant and new moms to help manage stress
  • Promoting healthy bonding with baby
  • Promoting healthy communication and social support
  • Techniques and activities to help babies learn
Training will be provided.

Prior experience working with pregnant and new moms is encouraged, but not required.

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About Mental Health America of Greater Dallas

Location:

624 N GOOD LATIMER STE 200, DALLAS, TX 75204, US

Mission Statement

MHA of Greater Dallas believes that mental illnesses are medical illnesses that can be effectively treated and we are committed to promoting good mental health in our community. MHA appreciates the continued involvement of the community in our efforts to share our mission. MHA focuses our attention & resources on strategies to prevent mental illness and works continuously to monitor current services and treatment provided to people with mental illness in Dallas and surrounding cities.

Description

Mental Health America of Greater Dallas provides education and awareness programs to diverse community groups, social service personnel, senior center staff, nursing home personnel and other professionals

Children & Youth
Community
Women

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

624 N. Good-Latimer ExpresswaySuite 200Dallas, TX 75204

(32.78711,-96.78954)
 

SKILLS

  • Mentoring
  • Child Care
  • Child Development
  • People Skills
  • Problem Solving
  • Relationship Building

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Orientation or Training
  • one hour per week for 6 - 9 weeks

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