NASHVILLE, Tenn., April 5, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — In a national advisory on the urgent need to address youth mental health, the United States Surgeon General said, “Our country’s future well-being depends on how we support and invest in the next generation. This would include the critical need to support our country’s mental health workers. As a result, Newport Healthcare, a national network of evidence-based healing centers for adolescents and young adults with primary mental health conditions, last year offered more than 100 free webinars and 26 live events to mental health professionals and school staff, granting more than 3,500 continuing education (CE) certificates.
“Newport is proud to partner with clinical and educational professionals across the country, invest in their training and development, and help them earn necessary, but sometimes costly, continuing education credits for free,” said the CEO. , Joe Procopio. “This collaboration and innovation is what makes Newport a leader in mental health and contribute to the evolution of the broader field of mental health treatment. »
Newport has been offering CE opportunities for years, but saw a 77% growth in CE certificates issued last year. Webinar topics ranged from current trends in teen suicide and depression to evidence-based treatment modalities like Attachment-Based Family Therapy (ABFT), presented by from Newport team of internal experts as well as external opinion leaders in mental health. Participants included psychiatrists, psychologists, social workers, school counselors, therapists, family physicians, and more.
Current 2022 numbers indicate continued interest and growth with over 1,500 CE certificates issued, over 2,000 attendees and 17 webinars completed. Upcoming topics include socio-emotional functioning, the impacts of excessive use of social media and technology, eating disorders in adolescents, promoting resilience and connection, and anxiety. post-pandemic school. The presentations are intended for mental health professionals but open to the public. Newport also offers recurring Parent University webinars on relevant mental health topics to address the concerns of parents and caregivers and to contribute to the communities in which it operates.
“We are committed to continuing these efforts to support our amazing mental health community, an essential group of caring, compassionate people who are dedicated to helping others recover,” Procopio said.
Click here for more information on upcoming webinars and events. For more information about Newport Healthcare, successful mental health treatment outcomes, resources and more, visit NewportHealthcare.com.
About Newport Healthcare
Newport Healthcare, including Newport Academy and Newport Institute, offers evidence-based healing centers for teens, young adults and families dealing with primary mental health issues. Newport offers a family systems approach with individualized and integrated programs that encompass clinical therapy, academic or vocational support, and experiential practices. from Newport national residential and outpatient treatment programs move adolescents and young adults from self-destruction to self-esteem, addressing the underlying causes of high-risk behaviors from a base of compassionate care, d clinical expertise and unconditional love. from Newport main mission is to empower lives and restore families.
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