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Y-TAC Webinar – One in Five: Providing Support and Building Resiliency

October 22 @ 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Psychologist giving a teen girl an agreement to sign before starting therapy.

Y-TAC Webinar – One in Five: Providing Support and Building Resiliency

Tuesday, October 22, 2019

1:00 PM – 2:30 PM EST

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This webinar provides participants with information about mental health issues youth may experience and how best to address and support these young people. This includes strategies to develop relationships and develop self-determination skills and include ways to reduce the stigma surrounding mental health issues. Barriers, including managing chronic illness and stress, disclosure and accessing ADA rights in post-secondary education and employment, are discussed and approaches to these barriers are provided.

 

Learning Objectives:

Participants will –

  1. Identify strategies to discuss mental health with young people;
  2. Identify strategies to build support and reduce stigma for young people with mental health issues;
  3. Identify barriers to post-secondary education, training and employment for young people with mental health issues;
  4. Identify strategies to address barriers in the higher education classroom and employment; and
  5. Identify strategies to support young adults for stability and mental wellness

 

Presenters:

Linea Johnson, EMHL

Cinda Johnson, Ph.D.