Navigating Youth Mental Health in Today's Educational Setting

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Christina Reese, PhD, LCPC
1 Hour 34 Minutes
Aug 11, 2020
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In these uncertain and constantly changing times - educational settings online, in the classroom or a combination – insight and guidance into youth mental health is essential!

Watch Dr. Christina Reese and learn how to assess for knowledge and catch up plans, as well as gain strategies you can use in any educational setting to: 

  • Re-establish structure and routine 
  • Address tantrums and attention-seeking behaviours 
  • Decrease symptoms of anxiety, ADHD and depression 
  • And More! 



This online program is worth 1.5 hours CPD.



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Christina Reese, PhD, LCPC, has been working with children impacted by trauma for over 15 years, and has recently completed training as a TBRI Practitioner. She helps children and their families impacted by a variety of traumas, providing both in home and in school therapy to these children. Over this time, Dr. Reese has partnered with schools in Baltimore County and Baltimore City to help teachers find interventions that get results in the classroom. A passionate advocate for children and their families, she has worked with children in court ordered drug treatment at the Anne Arundel County Circuit Court, as week as in residential treatment centers and in the community.

Dr. Reese, a recognized attachment and trauma professional, has created a comprehensive guide that explains attachment over a lifetime. her book, Attachment: 60 Trauma-Informed Assessment and Treatment Interventions Across the Lifespan (PESI, 2018), offers trauma-informed strategies to facilitate connection, rebuild trust and restore positive emotions.

Dr. Reese is a licensed clinical professional counselor in Maryland and Pennsylvania as well as a licensed clinical supervisor. She received her Master's Degree in community counseling from McDaniel College in Westminster, MD and her PhD in counselor education from George Washington University in Washington, D.C. Past work experiences include being director of a mental health clinic and the case manager of the Howard County Cold Weather Shelter, working with homeless individuals and families. additionally, Dr. Reese is very passionate about her work focusing on attachment and has extensive experience with adoptive families and children in foster care.


Speaker Disclosures:

Financial: Christina Reese has an employment relationship with Mosaic Community Services.  She receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc. She has no relevant financial relationships with ineligible organizations.
Non-financial: Christina Reese has no relevant non-financial relationship to disclose.


  1. Assess for achievement and determine educational placement for students. 
  2. Formulate how disruption to a child’s schedule impacts their mental health. 
  3. Apply emotion regulation interventions to increase focus and academic achievement. 
  4. Demonstrate cognitive-behavioural interventions to decrease symptoms of anxiety, ADHD and depression. 
  5. Employ behavioural strategies to increase engagement with students in virtual learning settings. 


Integrating student mental health into virtual and/or physical classrooms 

  • Assessing for level of knowledge and catch up plans 
  • The impact of routine disruption on mental health 
  • Medication incompliance while away from the classroom 
  • Individual interventions for students struggling the most 
  • Connecting students and parents/caregivers with outside resources for counselling and support 

Virtual and Physical Classroom Strategies  

  • Student engagement strategies 
    • Tantrums and Attention Seeking 
    • Depression 
    • Anxiety 
    • ADHD 
  • Assessing symptoms of mental health challenges and providing support virtually 

Provider Self-care and Support 

Target Audience

  • Counselors
  • Social Workers
  • Psychologists
  • Psychotherapists
  • Therapists
  • Marriage and Family Therapists
  • Teachers
  • School Guidance Counselors
  • Case Managers
  • School Administrators
  • Educational Paraprofessionals
  • Speech & Language Pathologists
  • Occupational Therapists
  • Nurses
  • Other Helping Professionals that work with children


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Your satisfaction is our goal and our guarantee. Concerns should be addressed to info@pesi.co.uk or call 01235847393.

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