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Mental Health Issues in Camp
PRESENTER: Susan Fee, M.Ed.
A healthy part of children’s emotional development includes occasional bouts of feeling down or stressed, but how do you know when it’s serious? Depression and anxiety are two of the most common childhood mental health disorders. Since you’re not a therapist, how should you respond? Learn practical, supportive, and ethical ways to help children cope and build resiliency.
Through this webinar, participants will learn to:
• Define disorders, behaviors, and reasonable expectations.
• Respond with appropriate activities and communication.
• Explore cognitive-behavioral techniques to increase coping and resiliency.
Susan Fee, M.Ed. is a clinical counselor practicing in Cleveland, OH. She specializes in adolescents and speaks nationally on the topics of mental health, resiliency, conflict resolution, relational aggression, and effective communication. Susan is the author of several resources including Circle of F.R.I.E.N.D.S. Facilitator Guide, 101 Strategies for Resolving Conflict and the college survival guide, My Roommate is Driving Me Crazy! She has presented several times for ACA national and conducts staff trainings across the country. Learn more by visiting www.susanfee.com.
COST: ACA members $20; Nonmembers $40
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