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Diversity • Equity • Inclusion • Self-Harm • Burn-Out • Anxiety • Toxic Stress • Depression
• OCD • SEL • Discipline • Interoception • Foster Care & Adoption • Poverty • Grief • Executive Function

With the pandemic, social unrest, and school shootings, we've felt a spike in fear, anxiety, and depression of epic proportions...

It's hard to measure the full impact the last few years have had on today's children and families!

This entire generation of kids is going to need to learn the skills to recover, grow and thrive in today's world.

Your young clients need dedicated support now more than ever, and the mobilization of thought leaders starts here!

Join us for this premier online course where we've gathered experts who—just like you—are working on the front lines — Pat Ogden, Mona Delahooke, Steve O'Brien, Wendy Durante, Kent Butler, Alesia Alexander, and more!

You'll leave with proven treatment approaches for pandemic-fueled anxiety, depression, grief, toxic stress, self-harm and so much more.
Certified Youth Mental Health Specialist Course

$1,469.81 Value
Just $299.99 Today — Stunning Savings!
Plus, earn up to 25.75 CE Hours included in the course tuition.
Click here for CE credit details | Click here for course objectives and outline

BONUS — upon completion of this training, you'll be eligible to become a
Certified Youth Mental Health Specialist... at no cost to you! (Valued at $149.99)


*Professional standards apply. Learn more at www.evergreencertifications.com/cymhs
BONUS — Become a Certified Youth Mental Health Specialist… at no cost to you! (Valued at $149.99)
This course fulfills the educational requirements to become a Certified Youth Mental Health Specialist (CYMHS) in just 3 easy steps through Evergreen Certifications.
Click here for certification requirements
  • Step 1: Watch this online course.
  • Step 2: Complete all the course materials and instantly print your certificate of completion.
  • Step 3: Submit your certificate of completion and professional license to Evergreen Certifications.

That's it! No hidden fees. No catch. Just certification made EASY.

*Professional standards apply. Learn more at:
www.evergreencertifications.com/cymhs

We partner with Evergreen Certifications to include certification with some of our products. When you purchase such a product, we may disclose your information to Evergreen Certifications for the purpose of providing services directly to you or to contact you regarding relevant offers.

Benefits of Certification
  • Clinical expertise: Show clients and colleagues your practice is based on leading-edge research in this complex area of mental health.
  • Client Trust: Certification shows the families you work with that you're dedicated to providing the best care possible. It reveals your professional ability to take on challenging clients and succeed!
  • Documentation of knowledge: Certification is both a professional and personal accomplishment. It's an unbiased barometer of your training and dedication to your practice.
  • Improved insurance reimbursement: Receive more favorable consideration from insurance companies and managed care panels.
  • Professional recognition: Set yourself apart from the thousands of clinicians relying on outdated methods to treat their clients. Increase your opportunities for career advancement and client referrals.

Gain a variety of practical strategies that you can implement immediately
Post-traumatic stress, disordered eating, insomnia, aggression, and more are being fueled by today's headlines!

While some kids will have temporary symptoms, others will develop chronic psychiatric disorders — and even short-term exposure can cause profound effects on academic, social, and emotional growth.

As a therapist, the magnitude of maintaining or keeping up with the latest strategies can be difficult and time-consuming.

But there is reason to be optimistic!

The experts in this course will give you insights into what tools and strategies are needed to work with your young clients today.

You'll leave more confident to:

  1. Regulate levels of post-traumatic stress, insomnia, aggression, and isolation
  2. Reduce debilitating anxiety that's fueling kids today, leaving them fearful & avoidant
  3. Help kids regulate intense emotions and mitigate suicidal ideation
  4. Create grief-aware and grief-friendly communities and environments for kids & teens
  5. Help at-risk youth living in poverty develop effective emotional regulation skills in academic, social, and community settings
  6. And more!
Certified Youth Mental Health Specialist Course

$1,469.81 Value
Just $299.99 Today — Stunning Savings!
Plus, earn up to 25.75 CE Hours included in the course tuition.
Click here for CE credit details | Click here for course objectives and outline

BONUS — upon completion of this training, you'll be eligible to become a
Certified Youth Mental Health Specialist... at no cost to you! (Valued at $149.99)


*Professional standards apply. Learn more at www.evergreencertifications.com/cymhs
What You'll Learn
In the Certified Youth Mental Health Specialist Course, you'll hear from a host of experts, including keynote, Mona Delahooke, PhD, international presenter, and award-winning author with 30+ years of caring for children and their families, who will show you how to regulate levels of stress, burnout, and exhaustion and learn ways to calibrate your “body budget.

Along with Mona Delahooke, leaders across the field will share their work...

You'll leave with proven treatment approaches for pandemic-fueled anxiety, depression, grief, toxic stress, self-harm and so much more.

  1. Steve O'Brien shares treatment strategies for connecting with anxious kids immersed in virtual reality, and rapport-building tips for fostering connection and developing interventions designed to promote engagement rather than avoidance in anxiety-ridden children.
  2. Pat Ogden and Bonnie Goldstein give us new mindfulness-based and somatic interventions to enhance self-regulation skills and develop resilience in the face of the intense emotions that fuel suicidality. Case studies will illustrate Sensorimotor Psychotherapy interventions.
  3. Brittany Prioleau and Claire Cronin show how cultural implications influence our thoughts concerning where we draw the line between discipline and abuse. They will present ways for you to engage families in exploring positive disciplinary practices, utilizing evidence-based approaches.
  4. Dana Wyss has witnessed the acts and aftereffects of children and adolescents who mutilate their bodies to express overwhelming emotions. Dana offers an inspiring exploration of the impact self-injury has on individuals, their families, and service providers.
  5. Alesia Alexander shares a fun, (yes, fun!) and experiential session offering a new lens to view work with loss and young people, and their unique walk and perspective on grief.
  6. And so many more!

Course Training Schedule — Learn At Your Own Pace

Mona Delahooke
Co-Regulation Strategies to Empower a Resilient Parent-Child-Therapist Relationship
Mona Delahooke, PhD | Click here for information about Mona M. Delahooke

After years of kids enduring toxic stress, trauma, anxiety, depression, and suicidal ideation — we are in dire need of concrete solutions to move us all toward resilience... our light at the end of the tunnel!

Join Dr. Delahooke as she translates the latest neuroscience research on resilience and seamlessly weaves it together with real-life case studies to provide new practical strategies to empower a resilient parent-child-therapist relationship. You'll learn to transform the way you co-regulate with parents and their children through:

  • Calculating your body budget
  • Measuring your own nervous system
  • Using parallel process in therapy

Steve O'Brien
Anxiously Glued to their Devices: Modern Tools for Treating Anxiety, Avoidance & Depression in Gen Z & Gen Alpha
Steve O'Brien, PsyD | Click here for information about Steve O'Brien

Kids today are so glued to their devices, can't cope with real life... everything makes them anxious!

So how do we break through the digital barriers surrounding today's kids in order to combat their anxious avoidance, prevent depression and promote healthy, real-world engagement...

  • Understanding Generation Alpha — Our Newest Generation
  • Lost in Translation: Education and Guidance for Parents of Anxiety-Ridden Kids
  • Interviewing and Rapport Building with Anxious Alphas and Z's
  • Contemporary Treatment Interventions for Anxiety and Depression

Pat Ogen
Bonnie Goldstein
Sensorimotor Psychotherapy Interventions for Suicidality, Helplessness, Hopelessness, and Despair in Children and Adolescents
Pat Ogen, PhD | Click here for information about Pat Ogden
Bonnie Goldstein, LCSW, EdM, PhD | Click here for information about Bonnie Goldstein

In this session, Pat Ogden and Bonnie Goldstein share their expertise on the risk factors and warning signs of suicidality in children and adolescents. You'll learn to:

  • Determine three bodily cues that can indicate hopelessness, helplessness, and despair in session
  • Assess the role of the body in generating and maintaining depression in psychotherapy with children and adolescents in clinical settings
  • Analyze the efficacy of working with the body to improve clinical outcomes in treatment of suicidal children and adolescents
Learn new mindfulness-based, somatic interventions to enhance self-regulation skills and develop resilience in the face of the intense emotions that fuel suicidality.

Dan Siegel
Dr. Dan Siegel, world-renowned neuropsychiatrist, shares his debut children's book series, NowMaps
Dan Siegel, MD | Click here for information about Daniel J. Siegel

Dr. Dan Siegel puts decades of research, clinical knowledge, and expertise in our hands with not one but TWO new children's books! NowMaps Jr. is a choose-your-own-SEL-adventure story for early childhood while NowMaps for Tweens is an activity book packed with psychoeducational games and exercises. No matter who you're working with, NowMaps has something to offer your kids and tweens!

Join Dr. Siegel as he gives us a sneak peek into these delightful books that introduce kids to social-emotional learning in an interactive, fun way!

Kellie Doyle Bailey
Christopher Willard
Techniques to Breathe Our Way to Calm & Cool to Help Children Co-Regulate
Kellie Doyle Bailey, MA, CCC-SLP, MMT/SELI | Click here for information about Kellie Doyle Bailey
Christopher Willard, PsyD | Click here for information about Christopher Willard

Join Kellie Doyle Bailey, MA, CCC-SLP, MMT/SELI, and Christopher Willard, PsyD, as they guide you through emotional regulation and specific mindful practices to build connections and relationships with young clients in therapy. You'll learn:

  • How to integrate self-awareness, self-management, social awareness, relationships, and responsible decision-making to regulate young clients
  • The how-tos of "Lid Flipping Brain" and "Calm Cool Brain" practices to build connection in therapy
  • How to implement effective mindfulness practices in everyday therapy sessions

Janine Halloran
Helping Overwhelmed Kids: Building a Coping Skills Toolkit for School and Home
Janine Halloran, MA, LMHC | Click here for information about Janine Halloran

Join Janine Halloran, LMHC and author of the bestselling Coping Skills for Kids Workbook and the new Coping Skills Flipchart for a presentation focused on things we CAN do.

She'll share the positive impacts of SEL and making children feel known, seen, and heard. Janine will also teach a variety of coping skills to:

  • Help kids manage emotions when they get overwhelmed and stressed out
  • Practical strategies to implement in school or home settings on a regular basis
  • Teach kids to cope in safe and healthy ways
  • Gifs to encourage deep breaths, grounding techniques, and identifying feelings to help kids self-regulate

S. Kent Butler
Disrupting Negative Narratives with Kids in Mind
S. Kent Butler, PhD | Click here for information about S. Kent Butler

S. Kent Butler uses his personal story to speak the truth about the effects of privilege on his own mental wellness and resolve while sharing best practices for removing culturally biased barriers. This presentation will provide you with insights, wisdom, and encouragement on how to intentionally get into "good trouble" as Anti-Racist co-conspirators fighting against injustices on a global scale and working proactively on behalf of the kids in their lives.

Brittany Prioleau
Claire Cronin
Positive Parenting Beyond the Belt: Examining Alternative Approaches to Child Disciplinary Practices in Communities of Color
Brittany Prioleau, PhD, LPC, LCMHC, ACS, NCC, CMHIMP | Click here for information about Brittany Prioleau
Claire Cronin, PhD, LCMHC-QS, LPC, RPT-S, NCC | Click here for information about Claire Cronin

Discipline has often been a sensitive topic within many communities of color. To spank or not to spank?

How do cultural implications influence our thoughts concerning where we draw the line between discipline and abuse?

Join childhood experts Brittany Prioleau, PhD, and Claire Cronin, PhD, as they dive into the cultural, psychological, and historical contexts of corporal and physical punishment and its effects on childhood behaviors. During this presentation, you will learn:

  • Historical and cultural impacts on traditional disciplinary behaviors to foster alternatives
  • Parent/child attachment styles and their effects on relationship building
  • Biological effects of trauma and toxic stress on childhood brain development
  • Alternative disciplinary methods to better engage families in positive disciplinary practices and approaches

Dana Wyss
Self-Injurious Behaviors: Supporting Treatment, Empathy, and Understanding
Dana Wyss, PhD, LMFT, ATR-BC | Click here for information about Dana Wyss

Over the last 20 years, I witnessed the acts and aftereffects of children, adolescents, and adults who mutilate their bodies to express overwhelming emotions. I have often wondered what hurt could cause such destruction and isolation of the self.

Join me, Dana Wyss, for an inspiring exploration of the impact that self-injury has on individuals, their families, and service providers. Through expressive activities and discussion, you'll learn to:

  • Raise support for ourselves, and the individuals and families we serve at a time when they often feel the least connection to others
  • Weave between the literature, stories from experience, and experiential exercises
  • Facilitate self-expression, creative problem-solving, and increased therapeutic rapport
This session also aims to support the professional to create strong plans for their own wellness and resiliency while working with such an impactful issue.

Wendy Durant
Play-Based Techniques to Help At-Risk Youth Living in Poverty Develop Effective Emotional Regulation Skills in Academic, Social, & Community Settings
Wendy Durant, LPC-S, RPT-S, NCC, LMHP, QS | Click here for information about Wendy Durant

The COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in a legacy of increased poverty and widening inequality. Children and youth are disproportionately impacted by poverty, making up 33% of all impoverished individuals.

Living in low-income households has been associated with poor health, emotional dysregulation, and increased risk for mental health problems.

Join Wendy to learn play therapy clinical modalities and interventions to support improved emotional regulation in academic, social, and community settings among children and youth living in poverty, including:

  • Child-Centered Play Therapy
  • Adlerian Play Therapy
  • Cognitive Behavioral Play Therapy
  • Theraplay
  • Play therapy interventions

Alesia
Kids at the Crossroads of Grief: When Emoticons & Memes aren't Enough...
Alesia Alexander, LCSW, CT | Click here for information about Alesia Alexander

As we continue to experience communal, and personal associations with the pandemic, gun violence, and racial and economic upheaval, these losses will continue to grow and change our communities.

As professionals, it is important to offer support that is relevant, youth-focused, culturally aware, and sensitive to individual and community grief needs.

This fun, (yes, fun!) and experiential session will offer:

  • A new lens to view work with young people, and their unique walk and perspective on grief
  • Activities focusing on cultivating peer and community support, virtual therapeutic alliance-building, inclusive and resonant facilitation skill-building
  • Family-based, group, and individual processing considerations

Lisa Baylis
Self-Compassion for Educators: Building Resiliency Inside and Outside the Classroom
Lisa Baylis, MEd | Click here for information about Lisa Baylis

Join me, Lisa Baylis, MEd, teacher, counselor, facilitator, and author of Self-Compassion for Educators: Mindful Practices to Awaken Your Well-Being and Grow Resilience as I show you firsthand how to be kind and loving toward yourself and how to prioritize and sustain your well-being through self-awareness and self-compassion...

Lynn Lyons
Helping Anxious Families: Active Tips That Work and Common Traps to Avoid
Lynn Lyons, LICSW | Click here for information about Lynn Lyons

It's common for clinicians to get caught up in content (what kids worry about) instead of focusing on the how and why of anxiety—all the more detrimental with a missed OCD issue!

In this session, Lynn will show you how (and why!) to sidestep this content trap and move away from all-too-common elimination strategies.

Jeanette Yoffe
Adoption and Foster Care: Strategies Enter the "Internal World of Kids" to Build Connection and Engagement
Jeanette Yoffe, MA, LMFT | Click here for information about Jeanette Yoffe

In this training, you'll familiarize yourself with new and imaginative ways for working with traumatized children in foster care and adoption and their families utilizing Interventions to facilitate attachment, bonding, and building strong families.

Paul Brasler
Substance Use Disorder Treatment for Children & Adolescents
Paul Brasler, MA, MSW, LCSW | Click here for information about Paul Brasler

Join Paul Brasler who has over 25 years of experience working with children, adolescents, and adults in inpatient and outpatient settings. He is widely regarded as a teacher who understands how to connect with people with substance use disorder and co-occurring disorders. Join Paul as we examine current

Amy Nelson
Tele-play the Preschool Way! Interactive Play Therapy Interventions for Engaging Young Children
Amy Nelson, LCSW, LSCSW, RPT-S | Click here for information about Amy Nelson

In this session, you'll view Preschool Play Therapist, Amy Nelson, as she reveals a detailed blueprint for designing effective tele-play sessions with children 3 to 5 years old through the interactive powers of the green screen.

  • Formulate a structure that enhances engagement and encourages participation/li>
  • Learn new tricks to get unstuck and into momentum when working with very young children
  • Avoid tech resistance and overwhelm with this simplified step-by-step process

Sharon Saline
Inside the ADHD Child's Experience
Sharon Saline, PsyD, ADHD-CCSP | Click here for information about Sharon Saline

In this session, you'll get insights into how kids honestly think and feel about having ADHD, which informs the practical tools you—and their parents—can use to better help them improve executive function skills and reduce stress.

Peter F. Langman
Preventing School Shootings
Peter F. Langman, PhD | Click here for information about Peter Langman

This must-attend workshop will present an overview of threat assessment in educational settings. The concepts of "leakage," "attack-related behavior," and "evidence of imminence" will be discussed, along with examples of warning signs from actual school shootings.

Dr. Langman will also address barriers to responding to warning signs, including how our misconceptions about school shooters can prevent an effective response. We'll review an incident in which a threat assessment failed to prevent an attack, looking at the lessons learned from this tragic event. Warning: the presentation contains quotations of perpetrators' writings that contain profanity and graphic fantasies of violence.

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Certified Youth Mental Health Specialist Course

$1,469.81 Value
Just $299.99 Today — Stunning Savings!
Plus, earn up to 25.75 CE Hours included in the course tuition.
Click here for CE credit details | Click here for course objectives and outline

BONUS — upon completion of this training, you'll be eligible to become a
Certified Youth Mental Health Specialist... at no cost to you! (Valued at $149.99)


*Professional standards apply. Learn more at www.evergreencertifications.com/cymhs

NOTE: No additional discounts or coupons may be applied to this course.
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