Millions of families in the United States, children included, endure profound disruption due to the deportation of one or more family members. Potential consequences of fear of parental deportation will be discussed followed by an introduction to several creative interventions that may be helpful in working with children of undocumented parents. Implications for counselors, counselor educators and researchers will also be included.
Gain a general understanding of the potential familial, marital, financial, and psycho-social consequences of fear of parental deportation on children.
Learn about implications and recommendations for working with immigrant children affected by deportations.
Learn about creative interventions that may be useful in helping children impacted by fear of parental deportation.
This session will provide attendees with the knowledge and skills needed to implement SBIRT in their counseling practice setting. After learning about the public health approach to high-risk substance use and developing basic motivational interviewing skills, attendees will learn how to screen an individual for high-risk substance use, provide a brief intervention by highlighting the current risks and opportunities for change, and refer individuals who may have a substance use disorder for treatment.
Describe the public health model as it applies to high-risk substance use
Identify and use screening tools to determine the level of risk associated with alcohol and/or other drug use
Develop and practice basic motivational interviewing skills that support the implementation of SBIRT.