Compass Health Center is proud to offer webinars to our community. Please see below for upcoming events as well as links to past videos.

Upcoming Events:

MAY

Tech Overuse & Digital Balance: Insights & Interventions

When: May 20, 2021 at 9:00AM-10:30AM

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This is a free 1.5 hour CEU webinar focusing on how tech overuse impacts mental health across the lifespan, both positively and negatively. Through discussion of assessment and application of specific interventions, attendees will learn how to best support individuals as they find digital balance in their lives.

Learning Objectives:

  • Define the concepts of “tech overuse” and “digital balance” and understand how tech overuse presents itself in a variety of ways across the lifespan
  • Understand the biopsychosocial and neuropsychological underpinnings of tech overuse and its implications on the functioning of children, adolescents, young adults and adults
  • Understand the assessment and application of clinical interventions to manage tech overuse

JUNE

Engaging Tough Kids in Therapy: Effective Strategies for Mental Health Treatment in Children

When: June 11, 2021 at 12:00PM-1:30PM

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During our free 1.5 hour CEU webinar, clinicians will review various presentations of child mental health needs paired with best practices and approaches to treatment.

Learning Objectives:

  • Define best practices for intervention based on varying presentations in children
  • Identify specific skills and strategies for the engagement of children in treatment
  • Identify strategies to improve engagement of parents and families in treatment

Recent Events:

Supporting Student Mental Health Needs In The 2020/2021 School Year:

Compass Health Center Adolescent OCD and Complex Anxiety LCSW and Education Specialist discuss:

  • Supporting changing mental health and educational needs of students and families
  • Identifying the range of reactions to COVID-19
  • Understanding symptoms of depression, anxiety, and grief/loss
  • Presenting coping skills and more

American Foundation for Suicide Prevention:

American Foundation for Suicide Prevention and Compass Health Center’s experts join in a 2 part webinar series to discuss Suicide Prevention.

Loyola Webinar:

Loyola Academy and Compass Health Center are partnering to present this parent webinar. Please join Margaret Lewis, LCSW, and Emily Crane, M.Ed., education specialist, as they focus on self-care, limits, coping tools, and how parents can support their teen during hybrid learning with strategies for academics and social-emotional wellbeing. Registration is required.

District 113 Webinars:

Supporting Teachers Mental Health | Compass Health Center’s team works in conjunction with District 113 to support the mental health of school administration and teachers.

From School to Summer |  District 113 Webinar & Compass Health Center’s Child and Adolescent Therapy team discuss opening up conversations about COVID-19 as a family.

Loyola Webinar:

Compass staff presented on “How Parents Can Support their Students’ Mental Health Over the Summer” for Loyola Academy faculty. As the school year ends, students are preparing for their next transition to summer which can bring a lot of anxiety and uncertainty during COVID-19.

Catch Webinars:

Compass Health Center partnered with CATCH – Community Action Together for Children’s Health to present “Managing the Flood of Emotions Brought on by a Pandemic,” a two-part webinar designed to help our community navigate these uncertain times and protect our mental health. Compass Health Center clinical staff, including trauma experts, are the presenters.

Part 1 – Helping Adults Cope:

Part 2 – Supporting our Children’s Ongoing Needs: