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Found 7 Events  
  • Growing Up Girl: Adolescent Development and the Unique Issues Facing Girls MD

    02/25/2014 3:00PM - 4:30PM
    Adolescence is a time of transition with unique challenges and pressures for both girls and boys. This webinar series turns our attention on how these challenges and pressures affect adolescent girls. One in four adolescent girls is experiencing a behavioral health problem, but research shows a gap in services, support, and important behavioral health care for adolescent girls—the very tools that help girls successfully transition into adulthood. The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) is launching Girls Matter! a webinar series addressing adolescent girls’ behavioral health to bridge this gap by providing professionals with information about the critical needs of girls today. This six-part series features professionals from multiple fields and specialties who share a passion for helping teen girls thrive. Continuing Education Hours NAADAC and NBCC CEHs are available through the ATTC Network Coordinating Office.
    http://www.recoverymonth.gov/Community-Events/2014/Growing-Up-Girl-Adolescent-Development-and-the-Unique-Issues-Facing-Girls-7402.aspx
  • The Girl in the Mirror: Behavioral Health Challenges of Adolescent Girls MD

    03/13/2014 3:00PM - 4:30PM
    Adolescence is a time of transition with unique challenges and pressures for both girls and boys. This webinar series turns our attention on how these challenges and pressures affect adolescent girls. One in four adolescent girls is experiencing a behavioral health problem, but research shows a gap in services, support, and important behavioral health care for adolescent girls—the very tools that help girls successfully transition into adulthood. The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) is launching Girls Matter! a webinar series addressing adolescent girls’ behavioral health to bridge this gap by providing professionals with information about the critical needs of girls today. This six-part series features professionals from multiple fields and specialties who share a passion for helping teen girls thrive. Continuing Education Hours NAADAC and NBCC CEHs are available through the ATTC Network Coordinating Office.
    http://www.recoverymonth.gov/Community-Events/2014/The-Girl-in-the-Mirror-Behavioral-Health-Challenges-of-Adolescent-Girls-7403.aspx
  • Girls and Substance Use: Trends, Challenges, and Opportunities MD

    04/22/2014 3:00PM - 4:30PM
    Girls' abuse of substances has been increasing, with dangerous consequences to their health and well-being. Among youth ages 12-17, girls' nonmedical use of prescription painkillers, alcohol, methamphetamine, and most other illicit drugs matches or exceeds that of boys. Adolescent girls have different intervention, treatment, and recovery support needs from those of adolescent boys or adult women. This webinar will discuss current trends in adolescent girl substance use as well as effective strategies for intervention, treatment, and support for girls. After completing this webinar, participants will have a working understanding of how the terms gender-responsive, trauma-informed, culturally relevant, recovery-oriented, family-centered, and age-appropriate apply to effective services for girls. Participants will be able to summarize: - Girls' substance use trends and concerns - Girl-centered responses and interventions - Resources for girls: recovery schools, family interventions, and the Voices Program
    http://www.recoverymonth.gov/Community-Events/2014/Girls-and-Substance-Use-Trends%2c-Challenges%2c-and-Opportunities-7425.aspx
  • Walk for Recovery MD

    05/10/2014 9:00AM - 12:00PM
    Come walk/run/bike with us to celebrate recovery from addiction bring your family for this 1.5 mile walk for recovery.
    This event is open to the public
    http://www.recoverymonth.gov/Community-Events/2014/Walk-for-Recovery-7474.aspx
  • Digital Girls: Confession, Connection, and Disconnection MD

    05/20/2014 3:00PM - 4:30PM
    Girls communicate in both positive and destructive ways through social media. This session will explore the digital world of girls and provide strategies for using technology to reach, engage with, and support girls’ in achieving recovery and developing resiliency. - Rachel Simmons, Author of The New York Times bestsellers Odd Girl Out: The Hidden Culture of Aggression in Girls and The Curse of the Good Girl: Raising Authentic Girls with Courage and Confidence and co-founder of the Girls Leadership Institute - Danielle Tarino, Public Health Advisor for SAMHSA, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
    http://www.recoverymonth.gov/Community-Events/2014/Digital-Girls-Confession%2c-Connection%2c-and-Disconnection-7426.aspx
  • Sanctuary and Supports for Girls in Crisis MD

    06/10/2014 3:00PM - 4:30PM
    This session is aimed to bring a message of hope and urgency for establishing effective behavioral health programs, interventions and policies which support young women in crisis including those who face juvenile justice system involvement, homelessness, and violence. -Stephanie Covington, Ph.D., LCSW, Co-Director of both the Institute for Relational Development and the Center for Gender and Justice - Jeannette Pai-Esponosa, Ed.D., President of The National Crittenton Foundation - Kimberly Sokoloff Selvaggi, President of TaylorLane Consulting, co-author of Trauma Informed Effective Reinforcement System (TIER) for Girls, La Mariposa: A personal empowerment program for girls, and SPEAK Up! Youth-Led Advocacy Curriculum for Girls
    http://www.recoverymonth.gov/Community-Events/2014/Sanctuary-and-Supports-for-Girls-in-Crisis-7427.aspx
  • The Power of Youth Development and Recovery Supports MD

    07/24/2014 3:00PM - 4:30PM
    This webinar will explore the principles of youth development, and what girls say they need for ongoing recovery. Participants will leave feeling inspired and motivated with new ideas and resources for empowering and supporting girls’ in their recovery. - Karen Pittman, President and CEO, Forum for Youth Investment, expert on youth development - Lacy Kendrick Burk, Executive Director of Youth MOVE National and Youth Committee member of the International Foster Care Organization - Sarah Nerad, Co-Founder and Managing Partner of PTR Associates and founding member of Young People in Recovery - Cortney Lovell, New York State Addictions Counselor and Co-Founder of The Way Out - Viveca Ycoy (invited), Drug and Alcohol Counselor for at-risk youth and founder of Project F.L.O.W. Write & Life
    http://www.recoverymonth.gov/Community-Events/2014/The-Power-of-Youth-Development-and-Recovery-Supports-7428.aspx


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