Student Ministry Parent Forum

Wed, May 24, 20177:00 PM

Parents, join us in the Fishtank, 7-8 p.m., May 24 for an open forum with licensed therapist Joe Wilner, who will give us some tools and resources for navigating the confusing adolescent developmental period. This event is free and open to all. 

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Summary: Join us for a presentation on May 24 to recognize Mental Health Awareness month and learn about adolescent mental health needs. It’s important to equip adolescents with the tools and resources to navigate this confusing developmental period. This presentation will help parents and youth workers develop awareness and understanding of the adolescent mental health issues and what to do about them. You will learn how to identify if your child is struggling with their mental health and how to provide the necessary support, direction and intervention. 

Bio: Joe Wilner is a Licensed Clinical Psychotherapist (LCP) with over 10 years of experience working with adolescents and families. He has experience working in community mental health centers, correction and criminal justice, private practice and acute psychiatric settings. He is currently in private practice and utilizes a strengths-based approach incorporating principles from solution-focused therapy, cognitive-behavioral therapy, acceptance and commitment therapy and positive psychotherapy. He works with adolescents and adults to help them create solutions for depression, anxiety, low self-esteem, marriage/family issues, career planning and general life-transition.