Quarterly Peer-to-Peer Training Series: Working with Transition Age Youth


Quarterly Leadership Training Series: Supporting Clinician's Engaging in Behavioral Telehealth

November 12th 



Melodi Litkouhi, LMSW, Stephanie Falotico LMSW, Emma Urbain LLMSW 



Course Description:
This panel discussion will focus on working with youth, between the ages of 18-24, who are transitioning into adulthood.  The service needs of this population are unique and vary from those of adults or younger youth.  The panel will provide insight into different engagement techniques, advocacy models and ancillary services that can be provided to transition age youth to help them succeed as they navigate the often overwhelming move into adulthood. 

Course Objective:

1. Define what transition age youth is and the importance of supporting this age group in a way that differs from younger youth
2. Learn different engagement techniques specific to this population
3.  Understand how different ancillary services, such as Youth Peer Support and the Cornerstone Program, may improve treatment outcomes for transition age youth

Timed Agenda:
12:30pm-2:00pm Panel discussion on working with Transition Age Youth, education on utilizing services such as YPS and Cornerstone


Continuing Education Credits:

-CHILD MENTAL HEALTH PROFESSIONALS (CMHP): This event hour meets the MDCH training requirement for CMHP staff = 1.5 Hours.


For Question or Concerns, please contact Marika Orme at Morem1@DWIHN.org or 313-909-5466.