Understanding Youth Anxiety in School-Based Settings
Description: It is estimated that one in five youth will suffer from some type of mental health disorder by age 18. Anxiety is one of the most common mental health disorders, affecting 31.9% of youth (Merikangas, 2010). This interactive online training will provide information and resources on identifying anxiety, in relation to typical worry, and tools to help address clinical anxiety in youth. Participants will also learn about common anxiety symptoms, addressing cultural adaptations, and a developmental perspective on how anxiety can be adaptive..
Ethics and Cultural Competence in Clinical Practice
Description: In this workshop you will learn eight principles which guide ethical, culturally competent clinical practice; how to address counselor "unfinished business" which can create ethical dilemmas; 10 characteristics of culturally competent service providers; issues of ethics and cultural competence in individual, group and family therapy; principles of ethics and cultural competence in a diversity of communities; how to address intersectionality, clever stories and microaggressions in cross cultural counseling and how to develop an inclusive organization.