FC Cares Inc. is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization designed to partner with the community to address our mental health crisis.

Trauma Informed Care:

From Suicide to Social-Emotional Learning

WHAT: Professional learning series, virtual movie screening, collaborative dialogue and professional panel discussions.

WHEN: 7 alternating Tuesdays starting 1/19/21 starting at 6 pm EST, plus access to recorded sessions.


WHO: Anyone wanting to better understand a trauma informed framework that brings all of our loose ends in mental health together in a way that makes sense. From risk assessments to building a sustainable community of care through restorative practices, SEL, and antiracism, we will explore a framework that puts solutions into practice.

FEES: $199 for non-Passaic County Residents

Passaic County Residents and Educators sponsored by the Passaic County Board of Mental Health

FREE for youth 18- to 24-years-old

Proceeds will fund mental health support for Passaic County Schools.

DONATE to FC Cares Inc. to help fund this work.

Optional texts to support our learning:


1/19/21 from 6-8 pm

Trauma Informed Framework & Risk Assessments

Featuring Carli Bushoven - Executive Director at The Madison Holleran Foundation

2/2/21 from 6-8 pm

QPR Suicide Gatekeeper Training

*** Only offered synchronously for first 30 participants ***

Featuring Steve Fiedeldey - Founder of Fiedeldey Consulting, FC Cares Inc, Restorative Practitioner, Director of Special Education

2/16/21 from 6-8 pm (The Great Depresh - streaming from 5-6)

School-Based Universal Mental Health Screening for Anxiety and Depression

Featuring Q&A with:

Assemblyman Herb Conaway - Primary Sponsor of Bill A970 - requiring depression screening

Gary Gulman - Stand-up comedian The Great Depresh

3/2/21 from 6-8 pm (Watch Resilience asynchronously prior to session - info emailed to participants 1 wk prior)

School-Based Universal Screening for Adverse Childhood Experiences

Featuring Q&A with Hunter Robbins - Suicide Prevention Coordinator @ Philadelphia Mental Health Care Corporation

3/16/21 6-8 pm

Restorative Practices Overview

Featuring Q&A with:

Dr. Kayla Lott

Angel Bradley Robbins - Founder of Sweet & Sour Miracles

Doranyis Tolentino

4/13/21 - 6-8 pm

Trauma Informed Schools through an Anti-Bias Anti-Racist Lens

Addressing systemic biases and racism that impacts mental health outcomes

Featuring Q&A with:

Dr. Tawanna Jones Morrison