Working Well With Youth: Teen Drug & Alcohol Use, Suicidal Ideation, Pregnancy/Parenthood & LGBTQ - Online Live Workshops (CE Training Hours-6)

Online Webinar

10:30 AM - 5:30 PM EST (8:30 AM-2:30 PM PST)

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Program Summary

This is a full-day online summit for addressing how to effectively engage with youth and their families. Situations as:

  • Drug Use & Alcohol Use/Abuse
  • Teen/Young Adult Parent
  • LGBTQ, and
  • Suicidal Ideation

can and do have a profound impact on the health and functioning of youth, their families and communities.

Attend these interactive, informative evidence based workshops to review assessment, and intervention approaches that are useful for working with youth. 3 expert presenters with work with you for these sessions, including a young adult (and now an expert and keynote speaker) who was a mother at the age of 13, youth suicide and criminal justice expert, a social worker who also struggled with their own family's challenges with drug use and addiction, and a professional who shares own experiences of staying in the closet while coming out at the same time! You WILL be in a position to leave these sessions with new knowledge, skills and national resources.

Attend this informative workshop to review and gain the knowledge and skills required to successfully plan and facilitate remote family team conferences. The workshop will address: Family Teaming: Best Practice Principles: in-person and remote, decision making points, required resources: technology and staffing, skills to plan and facilitate and ethics and confidentiality.

Elect to attend 1 or all 4 sessions

  • Substance Use & Addictions: It’s an Individual, Family, and Community Challenge
    (10:30 - 12:00 PM EST)
    • The use, abuse addiction continuum
    • How to begin the conversation
    • What do I do if I suspect use and or abuse
    • Partnering with someone who is active in their addiction: Is it possible?
    • Healthy boundaries are CRITICAL
    • Talking to the child/youth about their parents addiction
    • Resources
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  • Teen/Young Adult Parent: Providing Care & Services
    (12:30 - 2:00 PM EST)
    • Review the unique needs of a young parent in care with their child
    • Review the unique needs of a young parent in care with their child
    • Review how typical child/youth development is impacted by being pregnant or a parent
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  • LGBTQ: Best Practice for Providing Care for LGBTQ (Lesbian, Gay, Bi, Transgender and Questioning)  Youth
    (2:30 PM - 4:00 PM EST)
    • Definitions, what do all the terms mean
    • How do I know if my youth is questioning?
    • How do I support a youth who identifies as LGBTQ
    • Connecting youth to resources
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  • Adolescent Suicide & COVID Connection
    (4:30-6:00 PM EST)

    The COVID pandemic raised issues that influence how a youth perceives their day-to-day life. Social media portrays suicide as an option for dealing with difficult issues. As resource parents, the first step in preventing suicide is identifying the warning signs for a youth living in 2021. Join us to take steps in assisting youth in your care. At the conclusion of this webinar, the participants will be in a position to:
    • Identify the most common adolescent suicide behavioral and situational warning signs.
    • Link the current atmosphere of the COVID pandemic to the increase in a youth's risk of suicide.
    • Respond to a youth displaying suicidal warning signs.
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Who Should Attend?

Services providers and their staff, managers, supervisors, program managers and professionals who coordinate services and resources for helping clients and their families succeed.

TRAIN THE TEAM - GROUP RATES AVAILABLE

* Pay online, or request invoice. Purchase Orders (PO's) welcome

Faculty

  • June E. Fisher, MSW, LSW, Principal, Dynamic Training Solutions
  • Launa M. Kowalcyk, Chief Consultant, The Leading Geese
  • Roneisha Seaton, CEO of I AM, Keynote Speaker

Event Properties

Event Date 02/16/2021
Event End Date 02/16/2021
Cut off date 02/11/2021
Individual Price $195.00
Speaker Mark Lowis, LMSW, MCSW, MINT, CEBP, & Author, "Motivational Interviewing: Durable Change Through Intrinsic Motivation
Number Hours 1.5
Location Online Event

Group Rate

#Registrants Rate/Person ($)
2 165.00
4 115.00
8 105.00
12 95.00
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