Talking to Kids about Mental Health
Learn how to help children understand what mental illness is and is not, and how to answer their questions, with a licensed therapist.
Children are curious about their environment and the people around them. How do we answer their questions about mental health? Learn how to help children understand what mental illness is and is not, and how to answer their questions, in this one-hour seminar with a licensed therapist. Sponsored by Polk County Iowa’s Behavioral Health & Disability Services agency.
Fine print: Certificates of attendance are provided at no cost. CEUs are not provided. Everyone who registers will receive the webinar recording & resource info 24 hours after the live event.
About the instructor: Susan Dannen is a Licensed Independent Social Worker with over 25 years of experience in the mental health field. Susan trained at Jane Addams College of Social Work, University of Illinois Chicago for her MSW and specializes in child and adult mental health, anxiety, depression, grief, trauma, play therapy, and foster care/adoption. She is passionate about educating and supporting others to find hope and healing.
Susan has held positions as an in-home therapist, day treatment therapist, school-based therapist, outpatient therapist, hospital/clinic therapist, program supervisor, and director. She has served as a trainer/writer for the Minnesota Child Welfare Training System, and as an Adjunct Professor at Adler Graduate School.