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Counseling Kids in Crisis

February 16, 2018

Crises are uncontrollable, negative, instantaneous events that have the potential to create adverse, harmful effects on school-aged youth. Cognitive development and coping skills are often affected and may lead to academic and behavioral difficulties in school. This webinar focuses on the signs and symptoms of youth in crisis and those suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Learn a problem-solving approach to use when working with traumatized children as well as prevention and intervention strategies.

Learning Outcomes

  • Identify signs and symptoms of children and adolescents in crisis.
  • Distinguish signs and symptoms of PTSD in school-aged youth.
  • Describe a problem-solving approach to working with youth in crisis.
  • Identify a prevention/intervention strategy for assisting youth.