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Working with Justice-Involved Youth
Wednesday, October 4 from 3:30pm – 4:30pm EST
This webinar will focus on common behavioral health concerns among justice-involved youth, potential treatment barriers, and suggestions for providers who wish to serve these youth and their families.
Presenters: Dr. Nora Charles
Dr. Nora Charles is a licensed psychologist and Associate Professor in the School of Psychology at the University of Southern Mississippi. She earned her PhD in Clinical Psychology from Texas A&M University and completed an NIH-funded postdoctoral fellowship at the University of Texas School of Medicine. Dr. Charles teaches courses on psychological assessment, adolescent development, and forensic psychology. She also supervises PhD trainees completing clinical psychology practicing in both forensic and general clinical settings. Dr. Charles and her students engage in community-based research on prevention and intervention strategies for at-risk and justice-involved youth. This work is currently funded by the Health Resources and Services Administration, the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, and the University of Southern Mississippi.
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