Interacting with Youth with Mental Health Needs

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march, 2023

08mar12:00 pm1:00 pmInteracting with Youth with Mental Health NeedsMore Information12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Event Details

With and ever-increasing number of today’s youth being identified as having mental health challenges, the need for understanding the challenges is paramount. This workshop will provide a general overview of common disorders impacting youth, describe the difference between typical behaviors and those of youth experiencing a mental health crisis and how this may differ from an adult in crisis. Participants will have an increased awareness of common mental health disorders of youth, increase their understanding of the challenges faced by youth, and become aware of approaches that are supportive to youth living with mental health challenges.

Learning Objectives:

  • Participants will have an increased awareness of common mental health disorders impacting youth
  • Attendees will increase awareness of the challenges faced by youth with mental health diagnoses

Presenter: This presentation will be offered by Wisconsin Family Ties, the largest parent-run organization of its kind in the state. Wisconsin Family Ties offers research-based, family-focused parent-led programs and services. The presenter of this training brings unique parenting experiences, researched-based information, and hope to those who interact with youth with mental health needs.

Time

(Wednesday) 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

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