Preparing Children with Special Needs for Counseling/Therapy

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Preparing Children with Special Needs for Counseling/Therapy

20sep12:00 pm1:00 pmPreparing Children with Special Needs for Counseling/TherapyMore Information12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Event Details

Participants and service providers will learn the various ways in which counseling/therapy can be supportive to a child with special needs. Additionally, we will look at considerations for parents, children, and the counselor in preparing for the appointment.

Learning Objectives:

  • Understand how counseling is helpful for children with special needs
  • Learn tips to help both parents and children prepare fora behavioral health appointment
  • Understand considerations that should be made by the counselor when working with clients who have special needs

Presenter- Sharon Dossett. Sharon M. Dossett is an Independent Consultant providing Personal & Professional Development services. She has 35 years of experience, 20+ in leadership, working with traditionally underserved, vulnerable populations in social service, legal, behavioral health and community settings. She is also a certified senior facilitator, professional trainer, mentor, coach, and therapist. She works locally and abroad with culturally diverse youth and adults to promote civil dialogue, self-awareness, empathy, and authentic communication for better relationship building. Sharon earned Bachelor’s of Science degrees in Sociology and Psychology, a Master’s degree in Social Work, and an MBA.


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

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