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Strengthening Resilience Among Indigenous Youth

11:00am - November 18, 2020 | Timezone: US/Mountain
Mountain Plains MHTTC
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Strengthening Resilience Among Indigenous Youth

November 18, 2020

12:00pm - 1:00pm US/Central Time

11:00am - 12:00pm US/Mountain Time


Thturtle-island-mlwagner-300x300is training is being provided as part of the University of North Dakota College of Nursing’s Brown Bag Lunch Learning Series. This event is only open to students, faculty and staff of the North Dakota University System. If you are interested in attending a similar training or event please contact David Terry,  


This Brown Bag session will provide an overview of a newly released toolkit, Strengthening Resilience: Promoting Positive Mental Health Among Indigenous Youth, produced by the Mountain Plains Mental Health Technology Transfer Center (Mountain Plains MHTTC) in the College of Nursing and Professional Disciplines. Lavonne Fox, PhD, OTR/L, Sarah Nielsen, PhD, OTR/L, and Thomasine Heitkamp, LCSW, will provide an overview of the toolkit and ensure electronic access to this document intended for k-12 educators, administrators, and mental health treatment providers. Effective strategies in increasing cultural awareness of tribal history, language, and culture within the full continuum of educational and behavioral health response will be described. This document with original art, is a resources in your classrooms with 102 references and additional support materials.