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Mental Health PD and Information

JOIN US FOR THIS INFORMATIVE PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT
 

Connections Pre-Conference

CTE Teachers, Counseling & Admin Professional Development:

Trauma Informed Care, Culturally Responsive Classrooms, Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACE) and their Impact on Student Learning 

When: March 5, 2019 – 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM

Where: Tinley Park Convention Center

What:  An engaging interactive day exploring trauma informed care with ACEs, discussing toxic stress and educator self-care and discovering strategies to support culturally responsive classrooms and social and emotional learning.

THE EVENT IS FREE – REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED – visit: https://illinoisstate.edu/traumainformedcare/


YOUTH MENTAL HEALTH FIRT AID "Take Aways"

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

  • 3% of 13-17 year olds have an eating disorder
  • 11% of school aged youths have ADD / AHD
  • 17% of females experience depression
  • 5.1% of males experience depression
  • Overall, 11.4% experience depression 

Teens are very resilient!  RECOVERY is POSSIBLE! 

The pattern for Youth Mental Health

Well --- Becoming unwell --- Unwell --- Recovery

USE the ALGEE 5 step plan!

  • Assess for risk
  • Listen non-judgementally
  • Give reassurance & information
  • Encourage appropriate professional help
  • Encourage self-help and other support strategies

SUICIDE PREVENTION LIFELINE - 1-800-273-TALK