FREE SELF-PACED TRAINING
Best Practices for Engaging with Youth and Adolescents
Developed July 2021
This training is approved for CE for social workers, counselors, and marriage and family therapists in the state of Ohio. This training is approved for chemical dependency counselors in domain C7 and prevention professionals in domain P6.
Level of Course | 100 Beginner
This training will help build a specific framework for engaging with children and adolescents. This framework will highlight developmental expectations, as well as elements of trauma informed care that can used when working with children and adolescents that may be in crisis. This training will also provide some specific strategies, advice, and best practices to engage with children and adolescents using this framework, with a focus on strategies to use over the phone.
This course is constructed as reading-based and noninteractive.
- Participants will be able to recognize important aspects of developmental stages in children and adolescents.
- Participants will be able to describe the importance of aspects of trauma informed care and how it relates to engagement.
- Participants will be able to identify strategies to use in engaging with children and adolescents.
Developed by Adam Peltier, LISW-S
Assistant Director, Ohio Guidestone, Central Ohio
Adam Peltier, LISW-S, is the Assistant Director (formerly Manager of Interns and Clinical Training) for the Central Ohio region for Ohio Guidestone. Adam has experience as a community-based therapist working with children and adolescents. Adam received training in trauma informed care, toxic stress, Child Parent Psychotherapy, and more. In addition to his work through Ohio Guidestone, Adam has conducted several trainings on a wide range of topics, and has acted as a community lecturer at The Ohio State University.
Evaluations will be immediately downloadable and must be completed to receive CE credits. Certificates will be available to download once the once the evaluation is received.
We strive to host inclusive, accessible events that enable all individuals, including individuals with disabilities, to engage fully. Please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org should you need further assistance.