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Growing Up Girl: Adolescent Development and the Unique Issues Facing Girls  (7402)

02/25/2014 3:00 PM - 02/25/2014 4:30 PM

Adolescence is a time of transition with unique challenges and pressures for both girls and boys. This webinar series turns our attention on how these challenges and pressures affect adolescent girls. One in four adolescent girls is experiencing a behavioral
health problem, but research shows a gap in services, support, and important behavioral health care for adolescent girls—the very tools that help girls successfully transition into adulthood. The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
is launching Girls Matter! a webinar series addressing adolescent girls’ behavioral health to bridge this gap by providing professionals with information about the critical needs of girls today. This six-part series features professionals from multiple fields
and specialties who share a passion for helping teen girls thrive. Continuing Education Hours NAADAC and NBCC CEHs are available through the ATTC Network Coordinating Office.

Location: Online. Register here:

1 Choke Cherry Road
Rockville, MD 20857
United States

Sponsoring Organizations: SAMHSA

Type of Event: Education

Invited Officials / Presenters: Moderated by HRSA Adolescent Health Branch Chief, Trina Menden Anglin, M.D., Ph.D., and featuring experts Scyatta Wallace, Ph.D., and Elizabeth Miller, M.D.,Ph.D.

Targeted participants for this year's event: 100

Primary Contact:
1 Choke Cherry Road

Rockville, MD  20857

United States



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