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Spring Arbor University

950 Trade Centre Way

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Portage, mi 49002

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THIS TRAINING IS FUNDED THROUGH A GRANT AND IS FREE FOR CHILD WELFARE WORKERS. If you are not a child welfare worker and are interested in attending, please contact the organizer for further details.

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This training will focus on the emotional and mental health concerns impacting children and youth. Understanding attachment and the role it plays in emotional and mental health development is critical when working with children, youth, and their families. In this training the connection between attachment and emotional and mental health will be described. Depending on attachment experiences, children and youth can present with varying emotional and/or mental health concerns and these concerns will be discussed in the session. Evidence-based interventions addressing these concerns will be shared for attendees to use with their clients. This training will use role plays, exercises, and small and large group discussions.

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1. Describe the importance of attachment in child and youth development and the connection to mental health.

2. Identify emotional and mental health concerns of children and youth.

3. Utilize evidence-based interventions with children and youth who have emotional and/or mental health concerns and their families.

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