Addressing Mental Illness in Children and Adolescents

Mental illness can begin in children. Most people are familiar with ADHD but what about the other mental illness that affect children. To name a few: FAS, NAS, DMDD, depression, anxiety, and even eating disorders can affect children and adolescents. Further, adolescents can be thrown into

addiction by peers, family, or just experimentation. Join Dr. Straughter to better understand the needs of children, families, educators when working with children and adolescents who may suffer from a mental illness.

Educational Objectives

At the end of the course participants will be able to:

  • Understand the mental health needs of children and youth including the impact on:
    • Families
    • Primary care practices
    • State systems
    • School setting
  • Identify strategies to address mental health concerns.
  • Work on Solutions to address the child’s needs in order for them to function at their maximum potential in the school setting.

Available Continuing Education: 6 Hours

  • CHES-Certified Heath Education Specialist
  • CPH-Certified Public Health
  • DMH-Addiction Therapist
  • DMH-Licensed Administrator 
  • DMH-Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Therapist
  • DMH-Mental Health Therapist
  • MAAP-Mississippi Association of Addiction Professionals
  • NBCC-National Board for Certified Counselors
  • SW-Social Work
  • Educators

Cost

$25

Presenter

Talya Straughter, DPC, LPC, BC-TMH

Location

MSPHI

Date

Jun. 16, 2020

Time

9:00 am - 4:30 pm

Cost

$25

Presenter

Talya Straughter, DPC, LPC, BC-TMH

Location

MSPHI