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Responding to Youth in Crisis

  • Categories Mental Health
  • Duration 01h
  • Total Enrolled 26
  • Last Update September 23, 2021


During these unprecedented times of the COVID-19 pandemic many are facing fears, anxiety, and panic of uncertainty. Youth experience this secondary stress because of what they see and feel all around them. Mental Health crisis has already started to increase and will cause more major concern in young people. Suicide continues to be the second leading cause of death for ages 13-24 and added stress can increase these statistics. Learning how to respond to youth in a mental health crisis is vital in these present times. This presentation will help participants understand mental health crisis, causes of mental health crisis, and steps to respond to a mental health crisis.

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Dr Laklieshia Izzard is a Licensed Professional Counselor in Georgia and New Jersey, Georgia Certified School Counselor, a National Certified Counselor, an Approved Clinical Supervisor, and a Tri-Care Mental Health Counselor. Dr Izzard is the owner of Shekinah Counseling a virtual private practice with 17 years of community mental health counseling experience with diverse populations. Dr. Izzard practice services include counseling, clinical supervision, mentoring, and training. Dr. Izzard has experience in all levels of education and is an Adjunct Professor of Counseling. Dr. Izzard serves on the Region 3 Georgia Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities Advisory Council as the only Newton County member. Dr Izzard serves on the board of directors for National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) Georgia, and is a founding member of the Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Committee. Dr. Izzard is a founding member and has served as President from 2019-2020 for the American Counseling Association of Georgia. Dr Izzard obtained her doctoral degree in Counselor Education and Supervision from Argosy University Sarasota, Dr. Izzard has a Master’s Degree in Mental Health Counseling from the largest HBCU in the nation North Carolina A&T State University and Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from a another great HBCU Fayetteville State University.
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