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Self-Paced Course

What does it mean to be an adolescent girl today? This 1.5 hour session provides an overview of girls' development and growth during adolescence and the opportunities and risks that they face. Topics include physical changes, socialization, roles and relationships, identity development, risks, and resiliency as factors affecting girls during this critical time.

This webinar was developed for SAMHSA by Advocates for Human Potential, Inc. through contract 283-07-3807 (Technical Assistance and Training on Women and Families Impacted by Substance Use and Mental Health Disorders).

1.5 hours continuing education credit available

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A girl’s smile can often hide identity struggles, anxiety, depression, self-loathing and pressure to succeed bubbling under the surface. This 1.5 hour session will review these issues in girls and how their presentation differs from that in adolescent boys and adult women.

This webinar was developed for SAMHSA by Advocates for Human Potential, Inc. through contract 283-07-3807 (Technical Assistance and Training on Women and Families Impacted by Substance Use and Mental Health Disorders).

1.5 hours continuing education credit available

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Self-Paced Course

Girls' abuse of substances has been increasing. Among youth ages 12-17, girls' non-medical use of prescription painkillers, alcohol, methamphetamine, and most other illicit drugs matches or exceeds that of boys. This webinar will discuss current trends in adolescent girls' substance use as well as effective strategies for intervention, treatment, and support for girls to age 18.

Developed by Advocates for Human Potential, Inc. (AHP), for the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) under contract number 283-07-3807.

1.5 hours continuing education credit available

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Self-Paced Course

This 1.5 hour session will cover the role social media plays in the emotional lives of adolescent girls. After completing this webinar, participants will have an understanding of how the digital world influences girls’ identities, relationships, mental health, and wellness; what providers and supporters should know about the digital world of girls; and how professionals can use technology to reach, engage with, and support girls in achieving recovery and resiliency.

This webinar was developed for SAMHSA by Advocates for Human Potential, Inc. through contract 283-07-3807 (Technical Assistance and Training on Women and Families Impacted by Substance Use and Mental Health Disorders).

1.5 hours continuing education credit available

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Self-Paced Course

Growing numbers of teen girls are experiencing sexual victimization, involvement in juvenile justice, and homelessness. Interpersonal violence is a dominant and recurring theme in their lives. This 1.5 hour presentation will provide an overview of the elements needed for creating trauma-informed, gender-responsive services to build the environment girls need in order to flourish, and the core values needed for effective programming.

This webinar was developed for SAMHSA by Advocates for Human Potential, Inc. through contract 283-07-3807 (Technical Assistance and Training on Women and Families Impacted by Substance Use and Mental Health Disorders).

1.5 hours continuing education credit available

NAADAC

NBCC

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Self-Paced Course

Youth development and recovery principles form a framework for addressing the behavioral health concerns of adolescent girls. This 1.5 hour webinar will explore youth development and how to incorporate youth development into substance abuse and mental health services, and recovery supports.

This webinar was developed for SAMHSA by Advocates for Human Potential, Inc. through contract 283-07-3807 (Technical Assistance and Training on Women and Families Impacted by Substance Use and Mental Health Disorders).

1.5 hours continuing education credit available

NAADAC

NBCC

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