Glenn County, CA
This 4-hour training for school staff and othe rocmmunity professionals addresses the needs of youth in highly distressed situations, including foster care, probation, homeless, children of prisoners, and youth involved with behavioral or mental health systems. If provides a nuanced view of their needs and a better understanding of strategies and considerations for culturally responsive practice. It addresses how trauma affects youth development and risk behaviors and how to provide trauma-informed care. It guides participants to a better understand of how environmental factors like child maltreatment can lead to substance use disorders and other risk behaviors. Lastly, it helps participants develop hands-on conversational skills and response strategies for supporting youth when difficult issues arise.