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Adolescence: Understanding the Changes in the Brain with Practical Interventions for Related Behavioral Issues

Date: December 3, 2019
Time: 8:30 AM - 3:30 PM

We will take a look at the various changes that take place in the adolescent brain and specifically how they relate to risky behaviors.   Many times service providers are tasked not only with talking to the adolescent that may be struggling but also with the family unit, both the adolescent and the family unit can benefit from understanding some general neuroscience regarding the changes in the brain during adolescence.  During this workshop we will explore practical interventions to utilize when addressing such struggles.

Our trainer, Jennifer Johnson, LCSW, is a local mental health therapist as well as an instructor at CSU Stanislaus where she teaches in the MSW program.

8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. 6-hour training

Doors Open at 8:00 a.m.

FREE Registration. Lunch is on your own. A list of downtown restaurants will be available

 Audience: This workshop is intended for K-12 Teachers, Counselors and Administrators, Special Education, Alternative Education, School Nurses, School Counselors, Mental Health Professionals and other service providers closely with teens and/or their family.




December 2, 2019


(209) 238-1510


FREE Registration. Lunch is on your own. A list of downtown restaurants will be available.

The last day to cancel is December 1, 2019 by 5:00 p.m. Cancellations made after this date may be charged a $25.00 no-show fee. Participant substitution can be made prior to the start of the workshop by emailing kbarber [ahtsym] stancoe [dhotsym] org. A no-show fee may be charged to participants who do not cancel prior to the deadline or send a substitute in their place the day of the training.