Considering the Adolescent Brain When Addressing Problematic Sexual Behavior of Youth
May 20, 2021 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm EDT
About This Webinar:
Participants of this session will develop an understanding of adolescent social, emotional, cognitive, and moral development. Normative sexual development of teens ages 13 to 18 will be addressed. Factors that may contribute to adolescents engaging in problematic sexual behaviors will be highlighted. Protective factors will be discussed and emphasized as possible strategies for supporting healthy behavior.
By the end of this webinar presentation, attendees will be able to:
Recognize normative, age-appropriate adolescent social, emotional, cognitive, and moral development.
Discuss the impact of the adolescent brain on impulsive behavior, reasoning, and responsiveness to feedback.
Identify strategies for approaching adolescents and supporting healthy behavior.
Participants will review current research on adolescents with illegal or problematic sexual behavior and re-examine previously held beliefs.
Renee Roman, LMSW, is a practicing New York State Licensed Social Worker with over twenty-nine years of experience. She is currently employed as a Consultant and Trainer. She is an adjunct professor at SUNY Albany in the MSW Program. She trains the Sexual Abuse Dynamic Training (SADIT) and Brief Interview Training for Foster Care and Prevention Workers at Fordham University.
Continuing Education (CE) Credit
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Social Work, Licensed Professional Counselors, and Licensed Marriage and Family Therapists: Programming approval for CE credits has been obtained for Social Work, Licensed Professional Counselors, and Licensed Marriage and Family Therapists from the UT Austin Steve Hicks School of Social Work. **Note: Eligibility for CE credit expires on May 20, 2025.
Certified Family Life Educators: Contact Hours from the National Council on Family Relations to CFLEs are available.
Case Managers: Case Management Continuing Education Credits from the Commission for Case Manager Certification are no longer available for this webinar. However, please click the button above to complete an evaluation to give us your feedback.
Certificates of completion are available for providers interested in documenting their professional development activities.
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This material is based upon work supported by the National Institute of Food and Agriculture, U.S. Department of Agriculture, and the Office of Military Family Readiness Policy, U.S. Department of Defense under Award Number 2019-48770-30366.