Category: Let's Talk About It

April 5, 2018 – Children and Adolescent Services-Prevention and Early Intervention Program for Trauma Exposed Children - Christine Garcia, LCSW Psychiatric Social Worker Children and Adolescent Services ICBHS -El Centro

The Prevention and Early Intervention (PEI) program engages children before 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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April 12, 2018 - VistaSands: Children’s Socialization Program - Andrew Wells Mental Health Rehabilitation Specialist Children and Adolescent Services ICBHS-Brawley

VistaSands Children’s Socialization Program is a collaborative program between Imperial County School Districts and Behavioral Health. The program is designed to assist children whose capacity to function at home, school, and the community has been impaired by emotional and behavioral problems. The program encourages positive growth in social and coping skills in a structured setting without removing the child from family, school and community.
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April 19, 2018 - Developing Incredible Children - Norma Loghmani, ASW Psychiatric Social Worker Children and Adolescent Services ICBHS - El Centro

The Incredible Years is a series of interlocking, evidence-based programs for parents, children, and teachers, supported by over 30 years of research. The goal is to prevent and treat children’s behavior problems and promote their social, emotional, and academic competence. The programs are used worldwide in schools and mental health centers, and have been shown to work across cultures and socioeconomic groups.
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April 26, 2018 – Children and Adolescent Services: Shifting the Focus for Better Outcomes – Christine Garcia, LCSW Psychiatric Social Worker Children and Adolescent Services ICBHS -El Centro

One in five children needs mental health support in any given year. Providing this support offers a pathway to successful outcomes with school and family. Children and Adolescent Services provides a wide variety of evidenced-based practices that specifically target children’s mental health concerns. Join us as we explore the ongoing development of more effective treatment services for children.
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