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The Power of Youth Development and Recovery Supports

July 24, 2014 - 3:00 pm to July 24, 2014 - 4:30 pm
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Karen Pittman, CEO and Co-founder of the Forum for Youth Investment, will be presenting on this upcoming SAMHSA webinar addressing adolescent girls' behavioral health.

Youth development and recovery principles form a framework for addressing the behavioral health concerns of adolescent girls. This webinar will explore youth development and how to incorporate youth development into substance abuse and mental health services and recovery supports. Topics include ongoing support, including education and employment, supportive connections, and reduced stigma/discrimination. After completing this webinar, participants will have a clear understanding of elements of a recovery-oriented system of care for adolescent girls. They will leave feeling inspired, motivated, and empowered with new ideas and resources.

Participants will be able to describe:

  • Principles of youth development and recovery
  • Strategies for applying youth development and recovery principles to create a recovery-oriented system for girls
  • Girls' recovery supports including acceptance, connection with peers, employment and education, empowerment, and community


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