Fri, Oct 21|
Understanding Psychosis with System-Involved Youth
Nicole Klasey, Psy.D.
Time & Location
Oct 21, 2022, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM PDT
About the Event
Some foster youth exhibit psychotic features which can include auditory or visual hallucinations, paranoia or other delusions. It’s important for those who support system-involved youth to understand the different diagnoses and symptoms associated with psychosis and how to effectively support them. This training will help you understand how effective responses to system involved youth suffering from psychosis can improve outcomes for them.
1. Participants will be able to identify at least 3 symptoms of schizophrenia.
2. Participants will be able to explain how system involved youth may experience hallucinations.
3. Participants will be able to identify at least 1 strategy to support system-involved youth with psychosis.
2:00-2:15pm Welcome and Introductions
2:15-3:45pm Psychosis overview
3:45-4:00pm Questions & Answers, Wrap-up, and Course evaluations
Meet Our Trainers
Nicole Klasey is a clinical psychologist who has worked with trauma survivors for 14 years. She currently consults with agencies on trauma-informed care, programming for commercially sexually exploited youth, vicarious trauma, and leadership development. Nicole has been training multidisciplinary audiences on trauma-related topics since 2015 and provides guest lectures at local universities on human trafficking.
This course meets the qualifications for (2) BBS CE Hours for LCSWs, LMFTs, LPCCs, and LEPs as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences & is provided by Fred Finch Youth Center, CAMFT Provider #045295.