January 3, 2019 - Children Services-Prevention and Early Intervention Program for Trauma Exposed Children - ChristineGarcia, LCSW Licensed Clinical Social Worker Psychiatric Social Worker Children Services ICBHS-El Centro

The Prevention and Early Intervention (PEI) program engages at risk childrenbefore the development of serious mental illness or serious emotional disturbance; a potential result of trauma exposure. Please join us as we discuss trauma exposure and our Prevention and Early Intervention Program for children with Christine Garcia.
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January 10, 2019 - Therapeutic Riding and Mental Health – Marsha Boutwell Owner BMB Boarding & Animal Plus

Therapeutic Riding offers physical, social, and spiritual benefits to people with disabilities. For those who have cognitive and/or behavioral disabilities, communication skills may improve through interaction with the horse and instructor. Behavioral Health has an ongoing therapeutic riding program for youth and young adults; join us as we speak with instructor Marsha Boutwell about her local program.
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January 17, 2019 - National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI): Family/Peer Supporter  - A’Sheka Jordan NAMI San Diego Career Pathways Program Manager

The role of Family/Peer Supporter is an emerging profession in behavioral health services for those individuals with “lived experience”. NAMI offers a Family/Peer webinar training to better prepare interested individuals for a role in recovery. Join us as NAMI Program Manager A’Sheka Jordan, discusses organization and the development of Family/Peer Supporters in the Imperial Valley.
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January 24, 2019 - Little Flower Yoga for Kids  - Jennifer Cohen Harper, MA Founder of Little Flower Yoga, Inc.

Little Flower Yoga is dedicated to making yoga and mindfulness available to children and teenagers. It challenges students to learn in new ways, make connections, and recognize their capacity to achieve. Join us as founder Jennifer Cohen Harper explores the role of mindfulness and focused movement in improved behavior and academic performance.
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January 31, 2019 - Teen Challenge: Stress, Anger Management & Mindfulness - Dalia Pesqueira,LMFT Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist Program Supervisor Youth and Young Adults Services

Youth and young adults face an emerging world of cell phones, social media, academics, relationships, and parents, all while experiencing the biological changes and challenges of adolescence. Debilitating stress or anger, internalized or externalized can result. Mindfulness techniques, framed towards youth, can help.
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