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May 2021

Chronic Marijuana Use In Teens: “What’s the Big Deal?”

Wednesday, May 26 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

This event is being offered virtually. A link will be shared with all registrants.  This workshop will focus on how to engage youth in an exploration of their use without increasing defensiveness. It will explore the impact of chronic marijuana use in a variety of functional areas, including physical, behavioral, psychological and emotional. The impact of recent changes to the law on attitudes and behavior will also be discussed. Objectives Participants will identify their own biases about marijuana and explore…

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June 2021

Children Who Act Out Their Pain: Problematic Sexual Behaviors

Thursday, June 10 @ 12:30 pm - 4:00 pm

This event is being offered virtually. A link will be shared with all registrants. Children who act out sexually can present a challenging and complex diagnostic picture. This workshop will present a typology of sexual behavior problems in children, contrasting each category to what would be developmentally usual and expected.  Implications for placements and treatment planning will be discussed for impulsive, attachment-seeking, neuro-atypical, trauma reactive, compulsive and exploitive sexual behaviors. We will focus on children in alternative care such as…

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August 2021

The Urgent Need for a Trauma-Informed Approach to Addressing Behavior

Thursday, August 5 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

This event is being offered virtually. A link will be shared with all registrants.  The pervasive impact of trauma on a child’s development often manifests in challenging behaviors at school that interfere with his/her access to the curriculum. Although the full impact of COVID-19 has yet to be analyzed, this last year has had a profound impact on all students and many have undoubtedly had a traumatic experience due to loss of teacher/peer connections, loss of loved ones, or other…

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