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Introduction to Children’s Mental Health [Free Webinar]

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Explore common mental health symptoms and diagnoses for children and when to seek help with a licensed therapist

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Mentally healthy children are able to reach developmental & emotional milestones, have positive social skills, and healthy ways to cope with problems. One of the most important ways we can strengthen the mental health of children is by recognizing when children need support for their mental health. This introductory webinar explores how culture impacts our understanding of children’s mental health, some of the most common mental health symptoms and diagnoses for children, and when to seek help. This introductory webinar will prepare you for upcoming webinars on children's mental health.

Fine print: This event is free to attend and everyone is welcome! Certificates of attendance are provided at no cost. CEUs are not provided. Webinar recording & resource info is sent to everyone who registers for the seminar.

About the instructor: Susan Dannen is a Licensed Independent Social Worker with over 25 years of experience in the mental health field. She has held positions as an In-home therapist, Day Treatment Therapist, School-Based Therapist, Outpatient Therapist, Hospital/Clinic Therapist, Program Supervisor, and Director. She was an Adjunct Professor at Adler Graduate School in Minnesota, and a trainer/writer for the Minnesota Child Welfare Training System.

Susan trained at Jane Addams College of Social Work, Univ. of Illinois Chicago for her MSW and specializes in child and adult mental health, anxiety, depression, grief, trauma, play therapy, and foster care/adoption. She is passionate about educating and supporting others to find hope and healing.

In her free time, Susan enjoys yoga, nature, making pottery, art, music, sports, and theatre.

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Mindspring Mental Health Alliance is a grass roots, self help, education, support and advocacy organization dedicated to improving the lives of individuals and families impacted by mental health. 

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