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Life Skills Training for at Risk Youth

The purpose of this presentation is to discuss how incorporating life skills training into a prevention education curriculum has proven to increase positive outcomes.

Estimated watch time: 35 mins 

Available credits: none

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Presenter, Allison Dickens, LPC, LCADC, has worked in the field of addictions and mental health treatment for the past 15 years.  In that time, she has worked at all levels of care with adults, adolescents, and families.  She has been working at Care Plus for the past 5 years, overseeing the substance abuse outpatient services. In this time, she has developed a passion for an appreciation of prevention and treatment of substance abuse from a person-centered and motivationally based perspective.

Objectives and Summary:

Currently, much of substance use prevention education focuses on developing an understanding of the harmful effects of substance use. Incorporating life skills training into a prevention education curriculum is proven to increase positive outcomes.

Presentation Materials:

Presenter, Allison Dickens, LPC, LCADC, has worked in the field of addictions and mental health treatment for the past 15 years.  In that time, she has worked at all levels of care with adults, adolescents, and families.  She has been working at Care Plus for the past 5 years, overseeing the substance abuse outpatient services. In this time, she has developed a passion for an appreciation of prevention and treatment of substance abuse from a person-centered and motivationally based perspective.

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