Engaging (while not Enraging) Youth and Young Adults

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Instructor: Wayne Munchel, LCSW
Length: 90 Minutes
Opens: April 5, 2018
Closes: November 30, 2019

Description

Examine several best practices focused on effectively engaging, retaining and graduating youth and young adults in recovery-oriented TAY programs. We will review guidelines for developing and delivering TAY services that are developmentally-informed, stage-of-change specific and culturally-attuned. The presentation will discuss several engagement strategies such as utilizing youth mentors/Peer Supporters, social media and Apps, expressive arts and community partnerships. Common barriers to engagement and retention will also be identified and adjustments suggested.  

Date Recorded: November 15, 2016

Learning Objectives

  • Discuss additional engagement strategies that can improve retention rates.
  • List several strategies that can be appealing, fun and therapeutic.
  • Apply guiding principles that are developmentally informed, stage-of-change specific, and culturally attuned.
  • Discuss examples of community partnerships that successfully link youth to meaningful roles relationships and resiliencies.
  • Define opportunities and challenges in hiring and supporting youth Peer Supporters.

Level

  • Intermediate

Course Completion Requirements

In order to complete this course, participants must view the presentation, successfully pass a post-test, and submit an online evaluation.  Upon completion, CE Certificates will be available to print directly from the site.

Registration and Refund Policy

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Instructor(s)

Wayne Munchel, LCSW

Wayne Munchel has been involved with youth and young adult programs for the past 20 years.  As an Independent Consultant, he is currently providing trainings and program development to TAY and Recovery model programs for adults with serious mental health conditions.  He has worked extensively with Stars Behavioral Health Group as the Director of TAY (Transition Age Youth), and the Stars Training Academy in developing and training the Transition to Independence Process (TIP) model. Mr. Munchel has over 30 years of experience working in the mental health field and was one of the original staff of The Village, an innovative recovery model program serving adults with mental illness. Mr. Munchel recently developed the TAY FSP Tool Kit in collaboration with the California Institute of Mental Health.  He received his Masters in Social Work from UCLA in 1986.  

Mr. Munchel was the founder and Director of the Mental Health Associations’ Transition Age Youth (TAY) Academy from 2000 to 2009.  The model program helps young adults (ages 18 to 25) with psychiatric disabilities obtain housing, employment and educational opportunities and learn independent living skills.  The TAY Academy serves 100 young adults in the Long Beach community and was identified as a promising practice by the Department of Labor. 

Continuing Education Information

Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB):

The Academy of Psychiatric Rehabilitation and Recovery (the "Academy"), Provider #1170, is approved as a provider for social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) www.aswb.org through the Approved Continuing Education (ACE) Program.  The Academy maintains responsibility for the program (ASWB Approval Period: 5/25/2015 - 5/25/2018).  Social workers should contact their regulatory board to determine course approval for continuing education credits.

Social workers participating in this course will receive 1.5 clinical continuing education clock hours.

Certified Psychiatric Rehabilitation Practitioners (CPRP):

The Academy of Psychiatric Rehabilitation and Recovery, provider #1975, is approved by the Psychiatric Rehabilitation Association (PRA) to provide continuing education to Certified Psychiatric Rehabilitation Practitioners (CPRPs) and CPRP candidates.

This activity is approved for a maximum of 1.5 contact hours of continuing education in psychiatric rehabilitation and recovery in the following CPRP Focus Domain(s): I - Interpersonal Competencies.  CPRPs and CPRP candidates should only claim credit commensurate with their participation in the activity.

Certified Child and Family Resiliency Practitioners (CFRP):

The Academy of Psychiatric Rehabilitation and Recovery, provider #1975, is approved by the Psychiatric Rehabilitation Association (PRA) to provide continuing education to Certified Child and Family Resiliency Practitioners (CFRPs) and CFRP candidates.

This activity is approved for a maximum of 1.5 contact hours of continuing education in child and family resiliency and recovery in the following CFRP Focus Domain(s): I: Interpersonal Competencies; XIII: Transition-Age Youth.  CFRPs and CFRP candidates should only claim credit commensurate with their participation in the activity.

National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC)

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The Academy for Psychiatric Rehabilitation and recovery has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 6340.  Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified.  The Academy for Psychiatric Rehabilitation and Recovery is solely responsible for all aspects of the program.  This program is approved for up to 1.5 clock hours.

We are happy to provide NBCC-approved continuing education to professional counselors who are NCCs, LPCs, LNHCs, LCPCs, as well as other state credentialed counselor titles (please check with your state regulations and/or boards to determine course approval).