Reaching Teens

May 8, 2017 @ 9:00 am – 4:30 pm
Region 19 Head Start Conference Center
11670 Chito Samaniego Dr
El Paso, TX 79936
$35 Individual Registration
Rudy Alarcon

Reaching Teens:  Trauma-Informed, Strengths-Based Strategies for Supporting Positive Health, Mental Health, and Behaviors

$35 Individual Registration

Conference Learning Objectives

6 CEUs available for Physicians, Nurses, Social Workers, Counselors and School Counselors. With an opportunity for up to 4 years of credit!

This 6-hour workshop is designed for child welfare workers, juvenile probation officers, school personnel, hospital/clinic personnel, counselors, and social workers.  Dr. Ken Ginsburg (M.D., Ms Ed, FAAP, FSAHM) provides attendees with:

  • The Seven C’s model of positive youth development and resilience
  • A strengths-based approach to combat the demoralization that can paralyze the behavioral change process
  • Familiarity with how our “buttons” and body language can trigger traumatized youth
  • How to eliminate shame from our interactions with youth, helping them gain confidence by focusing on existing competencies
  • Ways to help youth gain control of their decision-making processes
  • Stress management strategies to move youth away from self-destructive quick-fixes and towards positive behavioral choices


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