Population Focused Learning Series: Utilizing Certified Peer Supports to Meet the Needs of Youth Post Covid

June 15, 2022 @ 10:00 am – 12:30 pm
First Christian Church - Heritage Hall
6900 Market Avenue North
North Canton
OH 44721
Bev James


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Who should attend:  Any youth-serving system partner including, but not limited to behavioral health workers, educators, community health workers.

Description:  This workshop is a unique and interactive opportunity beginning with a presentation from Angela Lariviere from YouthMOVE Ohio following a group of panelists where audience questions and discussion are encouraged.  Angela will be presenting on the challenges youth face post COVID and how the new Ohio Certification for Youth Peer Support can be a resource for communities.  This will include tips for agencies on how to utilize Youth Peer Support as a critical resource for the population they serve.

Participants will gain insight:
1. Into the challenges youth face post COVID through the voice of youth leaders around Ohio.
2. Into mental health resources such as youth peer support and YouthMOVE groups
3. Of youth need in Ohio based on YouthMOVE Ohio State Council and a statewide survey of youth leaders.
4. On how Certified Youth Peer Support will be a valuable resource to youth.
5. On the value of youth voice through YouthMOVE.

Location: First Christian Church – Heritage Hall – 6900 Market Ave N, North Canton, OH 44721

Parking: Parking located behind the church – enter through the Heritage Hall entrance.

Cost:  This is a free training.

Continuing Education Units:  Not applicable

Registration closes:  June 10, 2022

The Stark County Mental Health & Addiction Recovery is an approved a provider of Continuing Professional Education credits by the Ohio Counselor, Social Worker& Marriage and Family Therapist Board and an approved provider of Continuing Education Units (CEUs) by the Ohio Chemical Dependency Professionals Board.  Continuing Education Units (CEUs) are approved for this workshop for Social Workers RSX109202 and Counselors RCX119207.  Continuing Education Units (CEUs) for this workshop are approved with the Ohio Chemical Dependency Professionals Board for Chemical Dependency Counselors and Prevention Specialists per 50-17839.