THEME: “Fostering Families: Connecting Communities.”
WHEN AND WHERE: Thursday and Friday, November 20-21, Proctor Hall, Room 160.
AGENDA HIGHLIGHTS: Keynote speakers and presentations, youth mental health and supervision workshops, Graduate Research Poster Symposium.
PROPOSAL DEADLINE: Proposals for presentations are due this Friday, October 31, to Dr. Patricia Whitfield (click for email).
YOUTH MENTAL HEALTH FIRST AID: Youth Mental Health First Aid is offered as a featured workshop on Thursday, November 20, 8:15 a.m. to 5 p.m.
The workshop is designed to teach parents, family members, caregivers, teachers, school staff, peers, neighbors, health and human services workers, and others how to help adolescents (age 12-18) experiencing mental health or addiction challenges or who are in crisis. Note: This workshop is not intended for experienced mental health professionals. Registration is limited to 30 people.
SPONSORS: Department of Human Development and Services, North Carolina A&T State University; Be a Substance Abuse and AIDS Free Environment (Be SAFE) North Carolina, A&T State University; North Carolina Association of Marriage and Family Counselors; Chi Sigma Iota Counseling Honor Society at North Carolina A&T State University.
TO REGISTER OR FOR MORE INFORMATION: Click here.
QUESTIONS: Dr. Patricia Whitfield, click for email, 334-7916.