Working with High Risk Adolescents Beginning to End: Guidelines for Engagement, Assessment, Diagnosis, Treatment and Termination

 

 

Working with High Risk Adolescents Beginning to End: Guidelines for Engagement, Assessment, Diagnosis, Treatment and Termination

Wednesday, July 22, 2020

5:30pm to 7:30pm

LIVE WEBINAR

Presenter: Dr. Hanni B. Flaherty, PhD, LCSW, CASAC

NASW-NYS Members: $20.00 | NYC-Members: $30

NASW Other Chapter Member: $35

Non-Members: $40 | Non-member Students: $25

This workshop is approved for 2.0 continuing education credit hours for licensed social workers, licensed mental health counselors, and licensed marriage and family therapists

 
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Workshop Description

This workshop aims to educate practitioners around the unique skills required to work with high risk adolescents (substance abuse, truancy, NSSI, violence, gang affiliation, etc.). It aims to provide an overview of the developmental issues specific to the adolescent stage, provide skills and knowledge that can be instrumental in engaging and working with adolescents and to inform practitioners about the current evidence-based practices that are available to treat high risk behaviors among adolescents.  

 

Learning Objectives

After the completion of this webinar, participants will be able to:

  • Apply new knowledge about the unique developmental, cognitive and social needs of adolescents in their work with adolescent clients.
  • Identify current evidence-based practices that are available to treat high risk behaviors among adolescents and apply this knowledge to their clinical work.
  • Determine appropriate assessment and engagement skills for work with resistant high-risk adolescent populations.
  • Identify adolescent client needs cross modality (individual, groups, and families).

This workshop is approved for 2.0 continuing education credit hours.


NASW-NYS is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s State Board for Mental Health Practitioners as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers (Provider ID #0014), licensed mental health counselors (Provider ID #MHC-0053), and licensed marriage and family therapists. (Provider ID #MFT-0037)

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Presenter:

 

Hanni B. Flaherty, PhD, LCSW, CASAC is an Assistant Professor at Wurzweiler School of Social Work. Prior to returning to NYU for her PhD, she practiced clinical social work for over 10 years specializing in adolescent high-risk behaviors. Her research interests are in the areas of clinical social work practice and education. .  

 

 

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When
July 22nd, 2020 5:30 PM   through   7:30 PM
Event Fee(s)
NASW-NYS Member $ 20.00
NASW-NYC Member $ 30.00
NASW Other Chapter Member $ 35.50
Non-Member $ 40.00
Non-Member Student $ 25.00