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Behavioral Health

Youth Mental Health First Aid: Two-Day Intensive Workshop

The course introduces common mental health challenges for youth and teaches a 5-step action plan for how to help young people in crisis. Thank you for making time for this two day training. We are excited to work with you all. This opportunity is available for TWO people from your organization who work with young

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Tobacco Intervention: Intensive Skills

  This two-day skills-focused training will build on knowledge gained in the Tobacco Intervention: Basic Skills Training. Participants will: Explore the value of a comprehensive tobacco use assessment Learn to develop effective treatment plans Discuss considerations for medication management Review relapse prevention strategies Clinicians will also spend time building on common counseling skills used in

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Using a Trauma-Informed Approach to Reduce Problematic Marijuana Use

Marijuana is now legal for medicinal and recreational use among adults in many states. People who work with young adults and adults who experience mental health problems and use marijuana regularly, are finding themselves having difficult conversations about the harms of regular marijuana use especially as it relates to mental health. This workshop explores the

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Reducing Stigma and Using Harm Reduction When Working with People Who Use Opioids

The words we choose have an impact. How we talk about drug use and people who use drugs is informed by our preconceived notions and internalized biases. When we use words like “clean,” we necessarily imply that the opposite is “dirty.” Opioid Use Disorder continues to be a highly stigmatized medical condition, despite many advancements

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Practicing with a Restorative Lens: Two-Day Intensive Workshop

Join us to learn how to incorporate restorative based practices into your youth engagement work. Are you incorporating social emotional learning into your teaching practice? Working with colleagues to build a trauma- or healing-informed approach? Join fellow educators and youth facilitators in layering a restorative lens onto youth engagement practices. Workshop participants will explore restorative

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Practicing with a Restorative Lens: Two-Day Intensive Workshop

Join us to learn how to incorporate restorative based practices into your youth engagement work. Are you incorporating social emotional learning into your teaching practice? Working with colleagues to build a trauma- or healing-informed approach? Join fellow educators and youth facilitators in layering a restorative lens onto youth engagement practices. Workshop participants will explore restorative

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Emerging Best Practices of Youth Prevention: Using Neuroscience to Reach Developing Brains

A three-part series focused on leveraging prevention best practices to effectively engage youth within our communities. Come join the Maine Youth Action Network’s team, in this free training series to learn the neuroscience behind why scare tactics miss the mark in adolescent brains; strategies for directly involving youth in prevention-focused research; and how to grow

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