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Youth Substance Use Prevention During COVID 19
October 1, 2020
11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Sheltering-in-place has presented unusual challenges and stress for teens. Preventing substance use during these times presents a unique challenge for parents and professionals. This presentation provides information on how to recognize potential warnings signs for substance use while teens are stuck at home and practical tips for how to prevent it. It also touches on other topics such as vaping and Covid-19 and increased alcohol use among adults.
Presenter: Matthew Quinn, MA, LCPC, CADC
Matthew Quinn provides community relations for Rosecrance Health Network in the western suburbs of Chicago in Cook, DuPage, Kane, and Kendall counties. He is a member of the Coalition for Drug Free Lyons Township, Community Alliance for Prevention in Naperville, the Prevention Leadership Team in DuPage County, the Juvenile Justice Council in Kane County, and the Connect For Life program through the Naperville Police Department. He completed his Bachelor’s Degree in psychology at the University of Notre Dame and Master’s Degree in clinical psychology at the Illinois School of Professional Psychology. Matthew is a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor (LCPC) and Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor (CADC) in Illinois. He was the program coordinator for the Adolescent Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP) at Linden Oaks at Elmhurst for eight years prior to coming to Rosecrance. He was previously a therapeutic mentor for troubled teens and a member advocate for an employee assistance program (EAP) as well. He has been counseling adolescents and adults in individual, couples, and family counseling for the past 15 years.
Anxiety & Depression in Teens
October 8, 2020
11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
We are concerned about our teens, especially their wellbeing and mental health during the pandemic. Carlene Cardosi, LCSW from Rosecrance will discuss adolescent anxiety and depression, and outline the link between the brain and stress, anxiety and depression. She will review the behaviors that adolescents and young adults manifest and outline the strategies that can be used to help teens manage their stress and moods.
Presenter: Carlene Cardosi, LCSW, CADC
Carlene Cardosi is Regional Administrator with oversight of Rosecrance services in Milwaukee, McHenry County, Des Plaines, and Chicago. She previously worked as Clinical Director of Residential Services and has been with Rosecrance since 2008. She has worked at both the adolescent and adult residential substance abuse treatment centers in Rockford.
An Overview of Suicidality
November 5, 2020
11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
An introduction to the topic of suicide. The training will discuss current trends, how to talk about suicide, what to look for, and prevention approaches.
Presenter: Jason Relle, LCPC
Jason Relle is the Clinical Director at Rosecrance Griffin Williamson and has been with Rosecrance since 2011. He oversees substance abuse and behavioral health residential programming for adolescents. He is a licensed clinical professional counselor that has worked with children, adolescents and families in various roles within Rosecrance. He earned his bachelor’s degree in psychology from Miami University and his master’s degree in marriage and family therapy from the Adler School of Professional Psychology.
Presenter: Meghan Cook, MS, LSW, CADC
Meghan Cook is currently the Access Coordinator for adolescent services at the Rosecrance Griffin Williamson Campus. She oversees the admissions department, supervising the Access Counselors who assess and admit adolescents into behavioral health treatment. Meghan has more than 19 years of supervisory and direct care experience in social services. She has worked with adolescents and families in the child welfare system, adults with chronic mental illness, developmental disabilities, and substance abuse issues. Meghan has a M.S. in Applied Family and Child Studies from Northern Illinois University, and a B.S.W. Bradley University. She is a Licensed Social Worker as well as a Certified Alcohol and Other Drugs Counselor (CADC). Meghan is the Vice President of the DeKalb County Community Mental Health Board.