The Not So Fab Four – Addressing Common Mental Health Issues in Youth

/The Not So Fab Four – Addressing Common Mental Health Issues in Youth
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The Not So Fab Four – Addressing Common Mental Health Issues in Youth

$20.00

Presenter: Lisa Van Gemert, Gifted Guru
Core Area: Social & Emotional Needs
Grade Level: Elementary & Secondary
Hours: 1

Four conditions account for the majority of mental health issues experienced by young people. Explore how the issues of ADHD, mood disorders, depression, and conduct disorder impact schools, what these issues look like in gifted youth, and how to recognize and handle them.

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SKU: GIGU-220

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In this 1-hour course, Lisa Van Gemert breaks down the four most common mental health issues that impact students. An advocate for gifted students, Ms. Van Gemert describes strategies for educators to support and equip gifted students who are struggling to cope in the classroom and out of it.

This course will enable you to:

  • Understand the complexity of adolescent mental health diagnoses 
  • Appreciate the interplay between therapy, medication and behavioral techniques 
  • Gain specific strategies for supporting students with ADHD, mood disorders, depression, and conduct disorder 
Lisa Van Gemert is the Youth and Education Ambassador for American Mensa. She provides programming and support for the young members of American Mensa as well as the gifted youth, educators and parents of the general public. Van Gemert serves as liaison to the Gifted Youth Committee, the National Association of Gifted Children and other organizations. She earned a Master’s of Education in Teaching from the University of Texas at Arlington and has previously worked as a teacher and high school administrator. 

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