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“Smells Like Teen Spirit”: Youth and Young Adult Culture Training

February 10, 2020 @ 8:00 am CST - 4:30 pm CST

The SOCAT Training and Technical Assistance Center (TTAC) is hosting a Youth & Young Adult Culture Training that is FREE for all to attend. This training will be for providers and professionals who work with or serve youth and young adults.

Participants will:

  • Strengthen their support for young people using new or unfamiliar gender pronouns
  • Broaden their understanding of common issues for young people related to gender, gender identity, and the LGBTQPIA-2S+ community
  • Acknowledge and begin the work to undo implicit bias
  • Recognize unique suicide risk factors for youth
  • Identify 3+ specific suicide/crisis resources both Statewide and Nationally
  • Understand technology’s impact on youth and young adult mental health
  • Recognize how providers can engage and refer youth and young adults to internet safety resources
  • Learn the basics of social media engagement, including inbound marketing techniques, and develop creative ways to use social media to impact youth in positive ways.

“Smells Like Teen Spirit”: Youth & Young Adult Culture will include trainings on:

  • Words Matter: Gender Pronouns & Bias
  • Suicide Prevention among Youth
  • Social Media Usage – For Provider & With Youth

Lunch will be on your own.

Snacks and refreshments will not be provided, please bring your own.


SOCAT Training & Technical Assistance Center


44 Vantage Way
Nashville, TN 37228 United States
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