Identifying the Signs and Symptoms of Mental Health Concerns in Children and Youth

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Identifying the Signs and Symptoms of Mental Health Concerns in Children and Youth

Date(s)
Wednesday, Mar 20, 2024
Time
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location
Presenter(s)
Brian Barnes, LCSW & Loraine Bailor, LCSW
Spaces Left
64
Sponsor
Humboldt Del Norte SELPA
Contact
Tonja Speed
Phone
707-445-7055
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A training that looks at the most common mental health disorders seen in children, and how those symptoms and behaviors impact their school day and peer relationships. Supportive mental health referrals will also be discussed.

Includes the following:

  • Brief description of the Mental Health framework (DSM-V) criteria for diagnosing mental health disorders.
  • Brief overview of more prevalent disorders (Mood/affective, PTSD, ADHD) and how symptoms of these disorders may impair functioning in the classroom
  • Brief overview of interventions that may be utilized globally and in the classroom setting for managing symptoms of mental illness (i.e. medication, therapy, direct interventions)
  • Signs of crisis – What is a Mental Health Crisis and how to address it (or how to engage emergency services to do so).
  • Preventative / long-term services and resources – How to assist youth accessing County Behavioral Health services (i.e. Children’s Behavioral Health, Bridges, RCRC, 211, Foster Youth services, etc.)

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