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Adolescents: Developmental Issues and Behavior (Webinar - Part 1)

Working with youth in any discipline can be challenging with consistently fluctuating aspects of youth physical, mental, and emotional growth. Noting the potential impact of life factors that can include family dynamics, peer influence, cultural elements, traumatic exposure on a still-developing brain is critical to effectively working with adolescents with substance use and/or mental health problems.

Part One - Objectives:
• Identify the brain anatomy and functions.
• Define youth developmental stages, tasks, and correlation with behaviors.
• Review ecological systems theory to understand adolescent development and influences.

This interactive two-part 90-minute webinar series will incorporate an ecological perspective to understanding the adolescent ‘world.’ Content will inform on how providers can support youth through using effective tools, strategies and interventions that help engage and motivate adolescents toward healthy behavior change in health care and behavioral health settings.
 

This webinar series will be delivered in two segments (1.5 hours each) webinar training provided under New York State Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services (OASAS) Education and Training. Provider Certification Number (115) Training under a New York State OASAS Provider Certification is acceptable for meeting all or part of the CASAC/CPP/CPS education and training requirements.

Disclaimer
The development of these training materials was supported by grant TI082504 (PI: M. Chaple) from the Center for Substance Abuse Treatment, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), United States Department of Health and Human Services. The contents are solely the responsibility of the Northeast and Caribbean Addiction Technology Transfer Center, and do not necessarily represent the official views of SAMHSA.

Starts: Jan. 13, 2020 1:00 pm
Ends: Jan. 13, 2020 2:30 pm
Timezone:
US/Eastern
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