Events | Trainings

Presentation Topics – Areas of Interest

Infant/Early Childhood

  • Screening/intervention within context of relationships
  • Early social/emotional developmental guidance
  • Preventive prenatal to early risk reduction
  • Parent-infant/toddler psychotherapy
  • Reflective supervision or consultation
  • Observation, listening, wondering, responding skills

Child & Adolescent Issues

  • Brain Development
  • Stigma, Teasing, or Bullying
  • Self Injury/Cutting
  • Suicide Prevention and Awareness
  • Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgender (GLBT)
  • Difficult/Defiant/High-risk Youth
  • Placement, Transition, or Permanency
  • Juvenile Justice, Restorative Justice

Mental Health in the Education System

  • IEP, 504, FBA, PBIS, EBD, OHD
  • Assessments
  • Classroom Strategies and Interventions
  • Truancy
  • Rights and Responsibilities
  • Mental Health in the School

Family & Caregiver Support

  • Navigating the Mental Health System
  • Advocating for Children
  • Caregiver Burnout/Self-care
  • Alternative Caregivers
  • Adoptive Parenting

Professional Support

  • Ethics
  • Working with Parents
  • Compassion Fatigue/Self-Care

Cultural Competency

  • Culturally Appropriate Services
  • Culturally Specific Perspectives
  • Immigrant Populations

Abuse, Trauma, Crisis, & Prevention

  • Risk Factors
  • Early Identification
  • Trauma, Informed Care, and Treatment
  • Dealing with Grief, Crisis, Trauma, or Disaster
  • Physical, Sexual, and/or Emotional Abuse

Diagnoses & Disorders

  • Differential Diagnoses
  • Dual Diagnoses
  • Co-occurring Disorders
  • Specific Disorders in Children

Treatments & Strategies

  • Effective Clinical Treatment Options
  • Effective Alternative Treatment Options
  • Evidence-based Interventions
  • Assessments and Testing
  • Behavior Management
  • Techniques for Parenting Children with Mental Health Disorders
  • Brain/Neurobiological Research
  • Research and Evidence-based Practices

Services & Policies

  • Resources and Funding
  • Current Legislation
  • Community-based Services
  • Model Programs/Evidence-based Practices

Transition

  • Transition Plans
  • School-to-Work
  • Independent Living Skills