OHC Behavioral Health to host youth mental health workshop

The Ozarks Healthcare Behavioral Health Center (BHC) will host its third annual Youth Mental Health Workshop on Friday, Aug. 19, from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Genesis Church located at 4549 Hwy. 160 in West Plains.

This free workshop is designed for those in professional, academic, and/or private settings who work with youth on a regular basis and will provide education on the latest developments in understanding the intricate world of children’s mental health.

The workshop will feature keynote speaker Dr. Jesse Rhoads, children’s psychiatrist and Medical Director of Ozarks Healthcare’s BHC.

The workshop will include admission to the keynote presentation and choice of two breakout sessions:
· “Autism: What You Should Know” presented by Dr. William Wright, Texas County Memorial Hospital
· “Youth and Substance Abuse: Signs and Symptoms of Substance Abuse in Adolescents and Tools for Adults in Supporting Youth in Recovery” presented by Lexi Choi, FCC Behavioral Health
· “Mental Wellness” presented by Amanda Foster and Katie Weathermon, Community Partnership of the Ozarks
· “Problem-solving and Rapport-building with Parents” presented by Ronnie Harper, Ozarks Healthcare BHC

To register, visit https://www.eventbrite.com/e/youth-mental-health-workshop-2022-tickets-271173115087.

Lunch and a complementary goodie bag will be provided to all attendees.
Those interested in attending may also email Lorenda Roberson at [email protected] or Becky Perez at [email protected] for more information.

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