Supporting Youth Mental Health in a Traumatic World

During these challenging times providers often think about how to best support the families and youth we service in an ever changing and challenging world.   In this 2 hour – 1 day workshop the New York Foundling’s Strong Families and Communities Training Center would like to offer a time for social service providers to come together and discuss the current concerns of youth mental health.   

Title:   Supporting Youth Mental Health in a Traumatic World 

Date: Thursday, June 30, 2022  

Time: 1-3pm 

Description:   In this workshop we will-

  • Explore mental health issues that youth currently face 
  • Gain an understanding of the impact of trauma in the context of current events 
  • Review effective strategies for caregivers and providers to use when supporting youth 

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Location: Zoom (Link will be provided after registration)  

Audience: Social Service providers within the New York City Area ie case managers, social workers, peer advocates, mental health providers, coordinators, case workers, and those working with the youth in various capacities. 

Professionals with the following licensed will be eligible to receive 2 free continuing education credit LMHC, LMSW, LCSW, PSYD and PHD.  If you are seeking to obtain CEU’s please provide license number on the registration form.   


Dr. Akeem Marsh has dedicated his career to working with children and families of medically neglected communities. He currently serves as the Medical Director of the Home of Integrated Behavioral Health – The New York Foundling and as a consultant member of the Verywell Mind Review Board. In part through his leadership efforts, The New York Foundling has participated in a learning collaborative through the Center for Health Care Strategies (CHCS) following a competitive selection process and was a recipient of the American Psychiatric Association Foundation (APAF) 2022 Award for Advancing Minority Mental Health. He maintains a faculty appointment as Clinical Assistant Professor of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at the New York University Grossman School of Medicine. Dr. Marsh is a Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association, a Distinguished Fellow of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (AACAP), and serves as a member of the Board of Directors of the New York Council on Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. He has presented nationally and internationally in a variety of professional conference settings, has authored many articles, and recently published a book he co-edited, Not Just Bad Kids: The Adversity and Disruptive Behavior Link. 

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