Free Training on YouTube About Adolescent Brain Development (in collaboration with Monroe Circuit Court and JDAI)

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Monroe Circuit Court on 8/12/2021

The Monroe County Board of Commissioners, in collaboration with the Monroe Circuit Court and Juvenile Detention Alternatives Initiative (JDAI), contracted with Robin Donaldson/Collective Impact Training and Consulting to present a series of educational sessions explaining adolescent brain development.

Recordings of the educational sessions, entitled ADOLESCENT BRAIN DEVELOPMENT SERIES FOR PARENTS, are now posted on the Monroe Circuit Court Probation Department’s presentations webpage and are available on YouTube as follows.

Adolescent Brain Development – Session #1 – June 16, 2021.

So that explains it!  Ways the brain works and why adolescence is a critical time of growth and independence. watch

Adolescent Brain Development – Session #2 – June 23, 2021.

Stress, Trauma, and Brain Development. The biological response to stress/trauma and how repeated long-term exposure to stress and trauma impacts brain development. watch

Adolescent Brain Development – Session #3 – June 30, 2021.

Now what? How to Connect.  Hands-on ways to improve connections with adolescents and adult utilizing research-based best-practice strategies. watch