Who cares about Kelsey?

a documentary by dan habib

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WCAK selected for BOOST Film Festival

by | Feb 19, 2014

Who Cares About Kelsey? has been selected to screen at the BOOST Film Festival as part of the BOOST Conference in Palm Springs, CA. The screening will be held from 3:45-5:15 PM on May 1, 2014 in the Mojave Learning Center, 150 at the Palm Springs Convention Center.

The BOOST Film Festival offers attendees of the BOOST Conference the opportunity to view films highlighting relevant topics in the education field including issues relating to today’s youth.

Click HERE for more information on the conference.

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ONE IN 10 YOUTH IN THE UNITED STATES EXPERIENCE A MENTAL DISORDER SEVERE ENOUGH TO LIMIT DAILY FUNCTIONING IN THE FAMILY, SCHOOL, AND COMMUNITY SETTING.

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