Protective Factors for Adolescents
“Depression is a public health concern among youth, and it is pertinent to identify factors that can help prevent development of depressive symptoms in adolescence.” Negative life events such as trauma, poverty, and victimization have been shown to increase the rate of depressive symptoms in adolescents while positive factors and resilience can contribute to a decrease. In this presentation, participants will be able to identify negative life events and the direct impact on healthy adolescent development as well as how adolescents can develop resiliency. Positive factors such as parenting prac...Read moretices, academic competence, strong neighborhood attachment and adolescent connectedness – friendships are important in teens developing resilience to overcome negative life events. In this presentation, attendees will be provided examples of effective therapeutic interventions to promote healthy development, enhance protective factors for teens, and develop resilience. Less...
- Utilize two therapeutic interventions to promote healthy development, enhance protective factors for teens, and develop resilience
- Explain and assess healthy adolescent development.
- Identify three risk factors and three protective factors and their impact on adolescent development.
Tuesday, June 15, 2021
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About the speaker
Leah M. Niehaus, LCSW
Leah is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker since 2003 and loves working with women and teens. In addition to individual and family therapy, her practice offers group therapy options for middle school and high school girls.
Leah is an Ambassador for South Bay Families Connected and sits on a local Student Mental Health Task Force through Beach Cities Health District.
CE Information - Earn 1.5 CE Hours
American Psychological Association
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