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Talking to Children about Mental Health

July 14, 2021

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About this event
Children are curious about their environment and the people around them. How do we answer their questions related to mental health? Learn how help children understand what mental illness is and is not, and how to answer their questions in this one-hour session.

Certificates of attendance are provided at no cost.

About the instructor: Susan Dannen is a Licensed Independent Social Worker with over 25 years of experience in the mental health field. She has held positions as an In-home therapist, Day Treatment Therapist, School-Based Therapist, Outpatient Therapist, Hospital/Clinic Therapist, Program Supervisor, and Director. She was an Adjunct Professor at Adler Graduate School in MN, and a trainer/writer for the MN Child Welfare Training System.

Susan trained at Jane Addams College of Social Work, Univ. of IL Chicago for her MSW and specializes in child and adult mental health, anxiety, depression, grief, trauma, play therapy, and foster care/adoption. She is passionate about educating and supporting others to find hope and healing.

In her free time, Susan enjoys yoga, nature, making pottery, art, music, sports, and theatre.

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