Stanford University Psychiatrist to teach a course on Mental Health Challenges in the Classroom.

Dr. Shashank Joshi

Dr. Shashank Joshi is Director of Training in Child & Adolescent Psychiatry and Director of the School Mental Health Team of Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital at Stanford.

The course will investigate topics including developmental tasks in adolescence, depression in teens, classroom culture, reaching and teaching traumatized youth, and culturally adapted school-based suicide prevention. Explore success, social media and sleep and their impact on youth development.

Dates: July 22–25

Credits can be used for continuing education. Contact Summer Sessions to register.

P.S. Don't miss Dr. Joshi's lecture on the same topic on July 21 at Murie Building Auditorium at 7 p.m.

Connect with Summer@UAF

Location: 216 Eielson Building

Phone or Text : 907-474-7021 Toll free: 1-866-404-7021

Email: summer@alaska.edu

BE SAFE: Teaching Community Safety Skills to Individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder

Be Safe: Teaching Community Safety Skills to Individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder with Emily Iland.

Emily Iland, MA, is an award-winning author, advocate, researcher and leader in the autism community. She is an adjunct professor in the Department of Special Education at California State University, Northridge.

Course includes: Preparation for parents, educators, therapists and others to teach essential safety skills to teens and adults with Autism Spectrum Disorders. Centered on the BE SAFE movie, the curriculum uses priming, video modeling and interviews to present what to do and say in different situations involving the police. their impact on youth development.

Dates: August 4–7

Credits can be used for continuing education. To register for the course, contact Summer Sessions office at 474-7021

P.S. Don't miss Emily Iland's free lecture on the same topic on August 4 at the Murie Building Auditorium at 7 p.m. The lecture is co-sponsored by Autism Society of Alaska, UAF School of Education, Family Centered Services of Alaska and Fairbanks Resource Agency. Download flyer.

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