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Engaging Youth and Families in Substance Use Treatment
November 8, 2018 . 9:00 am - 1:00 pmFree
This training focuses on best practices for talking with youth and young adults about their substance use, and strategies to help those struggling with substance use to get the assistance they need at the right level of care.
Topics include an overview of adolescent brain development, understanding the challenges and opportunities of adolescence within a developmental framework, identifying youth at highest risk for addiction, highlighting strategies to engage youth and young adults around the recovery process, and ways to engage parents/caregivers in the recovery process.