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Supporting your child or youth with mental health needs: Developing a proactive crisis plan for support

This webinar was held 11/20/2015

Children and youth with mental health challenges may struggle to manage their behavior which can sometimes escalate into a crisis. By developing a proactive plan of support and action, parents, caregivers and others can help decrease challenging behavior before it reaches crisis level. This webinar will explore positive approaches to challenging behavior, and offer suggestions for developing a proactive plan of action and support. Topics include:

  • Identifying behaviors and what they mean
  • Understanding mental health and behavior
  • The importance of proactive planning
  • How to support your child or youth
  • Tips to increase child and youth participation in developing action and support plans


Running Time

60 minutes


For project evaluation purposes, PACER may email webinar viewers a brief follow-up survey in 3 to 6 months.


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