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Lunch & Learn

Friday, May 21, 2021
12:00 pm1:30 pm
402 Canal Street, Houma, LA 70360

TOPIC:
Adolescent Brain Science: What is it & How Can it be Effectively Used to Advocate for & Engage Youth.

LOCATION: CASA of Terrebonne, 402 Canal St. Houma, LA.
through Zoom in the training room.

TIME: 12 - 1:30 PM

This webinar will provide attendees with significant findings on how the adolescent brain develops, including a brief overview of the structure of the brain. The presenters will cover the three major aspects of the brain that are particularly active and change throughout adolescence: regulation, relationships, and rewards. Attendees will learn how to apply this information to working with youth to both promote and advocate for healthy brain development, as well as authentically engage them in their case plans. The presenters will also share practical tips to integrate adolescent brain science into their advocacy and framing of their client’s narrative to the court.

Presenters:
Cristal Ramirez, MS
Ashley Ratliff, JD, MSW

Lunch will be provided.

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