(WEBINAR) Youth Mental Health: Addressing the Challenges Ahead

CE Type:ACT48IACETPCBSW

# of CE's: 3.0

0.3 IACET CE's

Half of all mental health issues surface by age 14, but many of those issues go unrecognized and untreated. In recent years, there has been a significant increase in the numbers of children and adolescents experiencing major depressive episodes and anxiety, mood, attention and behavior disorders. The effect of this is more than numbers and statistics – it is the impact on children, adolescents and their families. This workshop will explore the current research, risk and protective factors, and resources to support youth mental health.

Learning Objectives:

  • Outline the current research addressing depression, anxiety, mood, attention and behavior disorders among children and youth;
  • Describe the impact of technology on mental health;
  • Explain the risk and protective factors impacting youth mental health;
  • Identify strategies and resources to help improve adolescents’ mental health.

Intended Audience:

Behavioral health provider staff, educators, and school staff

Instructional Level:

Introductory

Completion Requirements:

Participants must attend entire session, participate in all activities, and submit an evaluation to receive credits and a certificate.