In 2020, there were over 93,000 drug overdoses - a record high. Children and families across the country are affected by the opioid epidemic and addictive substances. Mentors need foundational information about opioids, plus guidance for how they can be supportive and helpful to substance misuse-affected mentees. Understanding red flags that youth may be using and the pathways to addiction are essential for mentor training. You won't want to miss it! In response to this national crisis, psychologists at iRT, with input and feedback from practitioners at Leadership Foundation and substance misuse professionals, developed the Substance of Change (SOC) course to [...]
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This webinar addresses 10 myths that our researchers have encountered in our prevention work with children, teens, parents, and community members.
This session will provide attendees with key practices for creating physically and emotionally safe spaces for mentees to participate in a group mentoring program that meets their needs and builds their assets.