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Adolescent Social Isolation and Loneliness
Recorded on June 28, 2022
On Demand Education
Free
2 CE Hours
General
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Description

Being socially disconnected or perceiving the absence of companionship and support can have a large effect on health and mortality risk, including suicidality, for adolescents. This presentation will explore factors that lead to social isolation and loneliness, will determine how both physical and emotional health can be influenced and will discuss ways to improve social integration and support in order to improve outcomes and life satisfaction for adolescents.

Target Audience
  • Counselors
  • Addiction Counselors
  • Social Workers
  • Licensed Marriage and Family Therapists
  • Physicians
  • Nurses
  • Psychologists
Learning Objectives
  1. Differentiate between social isolation and loneliness
  2. Describe the impact that social isolation and loneliness has on adolescent growth, development, and life span, including its connection to adolescent suicide
  3. Identify 3 ways of improving adolescent social connections and support
CE Details
Introductory
General

Course meets the qualifications for hours of continuing education credit for LPCCs as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences. TPN.health is approved by the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists to sponsor continuing education for LPCCs. TPN.health maintains responsibility for this program/course and its content.

Trusted Provider Network, LLC is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s State Board for Mental Health Practitioners as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed mental health counselors. #MHC-0220.

This presentation has been approved for 2.0 CE clock hours by the Louisiana Counseling Association as authorized by the Louisiana Professional Counselor Licensing Board of Examiners.

This course has been approved by TPN.health, as a NAADAC Approved Education Provider, for educational credits. NAADAC Provider #198061, TPN.health is responsible for all aspects of the programming. Counselor Skill Group: Legal, Ethical and Professional Development.

TPN.health, #1766, is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved as ACE providers. State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit. TPN.health maintains responsibility for this course. ACE provider approval period: 03/31/2022 – 03/31/2025. Social workers completing this course receive 2 continuing education credits. ASWB ACE credit is not available in NY and NJ.

Course meets the qualifications for hours of continuing education credit for LCSWs as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences. TPN.health is approved by the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists to sponsor continuing education for LCSWs. TPN.health maintains responsibility for this program/course and its content.

Trusted Provider Network, LLC is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers #SW-0654.

Course meets the qualifications for hours of continuing education credit for LCSWs as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences. TPN.health is approved by the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists to sponsor continuing education for LMFTs. TPN.health maintains responsibility for this program/course and its content.

Trusted Provider Network, LLC is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s State Board for Mental Health Practitioners as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed marriage and family therapists #MFT-0097.

In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by Amedco LLC and TPN.Health. Amedco LLC is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

Amedco LLC designates this live activity for a maximum of 2 credits. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by Amedco LLC and TPN.Health. Amedco LLC is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

Amedco LLC designates this activity for a maximum of 2 ANCC contact hours.

TPN.health is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. TPN.health maintains responsibility for this program and its content.

CE Policy
TPN.health and this educator have no conflicts of interest and have not received any commercial support for this program or its contents.
Dr. Laura Leone

Dr. Laura Leone is a consultant for the National Council for Mental Wellbeing and a social worker who has worked in the behavioral health field for over 20 years in a variety of different settings including an OCD residential program, inpatient psychiatric hospitals, private practice, school-based health centers, and in a large federally qualified health center, serving in a variety of different clinical, administrative, and leadership roles. Dr. Leone provides training and consultation nationally on integrated care, mental health, substance use, suicide prevention, evidence-based practices, trauma-informed approaches, work with children and families, value-based payment readiness, and other behavioral health topic areas.

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