Participants will: Distinguish the difference between peer parent support and other behavioral health service related roles
Speaker: Regina Crider
About the Speaker: Regina Crider is the Founder of Youth & Family Alliance (the Alliance) and has served as the Executive Director for six years. Before acquiring her current role, she worked as an advocate for youth and families for more than 15 years across various child-serving systems in Illinois.
Regina is a statewide trainer and national speaker for children’s mental health. She serves as Vice-President for the Family Run Executive Directors Leadership Association (FREDLA), a Director for the Illinois Children’s Healthcare Foundation Board, and newly appointed by Governor JB Pritzker to the Illinois Children’s Mental Health Partnership.
Regina loves serving her community because she can relate to the day-to-day struggles that all families face. Recently, in the community where she resides, Regina was elected to the Village of Rantoul Board of Trustees.