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 Is Mental Health or Behaviors?

- The long debated question of frontline workers -

Learning Objectives

  • Increase understanding of Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACE) and how this impact mental health and addictions
  • Develop a better understanding of disruptive behaviors
  • Increase strategies in managing disruptive behaviors
  • Evidence-based treatments for children struggling with mental illness

When:  March 27 , 2020 at 4pm - 6pm

Where: Google Meets - URL invites will be sent after tickets are purchased. * Please note you need a google account to access this webinar.

Why:  This is a fundraiser for the NSWCYCA all proceeds will be going back to the association to offer more training in the future.

Cost:  $40 non-member $30 for member

Participants will receive a confirmation of their participation and can be credited with 2 hours of CE credits.

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Shawn Wood MSW, RSW, CYC-P

Shawn has worked for over a decade with children, youth, and families struggling with mental health and addiction issues. Shawn has trained in multiple treatment modalities such as Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Motivational Interviewing (MI), Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), and trauma approaches including the Connect Attachment Program, the Attachment Regulation Competency (ARC) framework, and the Collaborative Problem Solving model. He is also trained to provide readiness hormone and surgical assessments through for World Professional Association for Transgender Health (WPATH).

He is a dynamic speaker and presenter in large and small groups. His presentation skills foster interactive child and youth workshops to education and training events using an adult learning model to achieve the best outcomes. Shawn has had the pleasure of traveling throughout the Atlantic Provinces to provide professional development in a variety of settings and topics.

Shawn practices in a non-judgmental way, fostering a safe and secure environment for others to explore goals and self-advocacy. Through supportive, educational interventions, Shawn works with clients to reach self-identified goals and positive outcomes.

Shawn is also turning his attention to various research opportunities and plans to begin work in the field of video gaming addiction, an area he has studied and supported others in for many years.

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