Advanced Key Warning Signs Training for Educators

Advanced Key Warning Signs Training for Educators

Early Identification and Prevention Strategies for Children’s Mental Health Disorders • Revised & Updated

The course fulfills the state licensure requirements.

This training will examine risk factors, early warning signs, and educational implications of children’s mental health disorders. It will also provide a better understanding of the biological and environmental causes and profound effects of children’s mental health disorders.  Educators and other professionals will learn how to lessen the negative impact of mental health disorders on a young person’s social, emotional and academic success. Helpful examples will be presented on positive behavioral interventions and accommodations. Additionally, the presenter will focus on how to create a positive climate in schools, families, and communities to better meet the needs of children and adolescents with mental health disorders.

Deborah Cavitt, MA is a trainer and project coordinator for MACMH. Deborah works with schools, children, parents, and professionals providing information and coaching to increase understanding and reduce stigma related to children’s mental health disorders. Deborah has a master’s degree in human services and a bachelor’s degree in education with a MN Teaching Certification. Before joining MACMH, she was a teacher for over twenty years working mostly on the White Earth Indian Reservation in Northern MN. She has also worked as a substance abuse prevention specialist.

Workshop Price $69

This advanced session builds upon EWS Part 1 (Key Warning Signs) with additional research and in-depth information.

No upcoming classes are scheduled at this time.

Continuing Education Credits: Sessions are designed to meet CEH credits recognized by boards of psychology, social work, nursing, education, marriage & family therapy, and behavioral health & therapy. Certificates of attendance are provided for other fields. One credit per hour of training.

** Social Workers: Our trainings meet the new licensed social worker (LICSW) continuing education requirements including a post test.

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