Clatsop County Community Connections Network and other community partners are offering an in-service training program on "Anxiety in Children and Teens," Tuesday, Feb. 26 at Camp Rilea Armed Forces Training Center in Warrenton.
The program is free and open to educators and health care providers as well as parents and community members. Diedre Berens, PMHNP, of Clatsop Behavioral Healthcare will be the presenter.
Two sessions are offered:
· Session 1 – 4 p.m.-5:30 p.m. Understanding the common red flags of anxiety in children and teens at home and in school. Target audience: Educators, agency personnel, parents and community members.
· Session 2 – 5:45 p.m.-7 p.m. Discussion on current research and treatment options. Target audience: physicians and other licensed healthcare providers.
Participants include the Oregon Center for Children and Youth with Special Needs, Providence Medical Group/Providence Seaside Hospital and Clatsop Behavioral Healthcare.
Appetizers and beverages will be provided by the Tongue Point Job Corps Culinary Arts program.