WISE Coalition Meeting: Parents Just Don’t Understand

Feb 21

, 2023

9:30 am

 - 11:30 am

“Parents Just Don’t Understand”: Family Engagement in Adolescent and Emerging Adult Substance Use Treatment.

About this event

WISE coalition meetings offer one to three speakers who speak on mental health and substance use disorder topics with a focus on the stigma surrounding both. You must register ahead to attend. No cost. Virtual.

This presentation will provide an overview of how to understand family from a culturally responsive lens and ways to engage families in substance use treatment for adolescents and emerging adults.

  1. Introduction of presenter
  2. Inquiry via virtual poll
    • How do you engage families in substance use treatment for teens and young adults?
      • I don’t
      • It is required for their program
      • The family wants to be involved
      • None of the above
  3. How we define family
  4. Reasons why families would not get involved in treatment
  5. Ways to integrate families in treatment
  6. Group engagement/Discussion
  7. Questions

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“Parents Just Don’t Understand”: Family Engagement in Adolescent and Emerging Adult Substance Use Treatment.