Jay Levy on “Housing First” as practice and as policy

Jay Levy isa  homelessness outreach social worker and manager, and the author of two excellent books on ‘Pretreatment’ and the skills of engagement. Here he is in conversation with Robin Johnson, author of the concept of a ‘Psychologically Informed Environment’ about the way that Housing First seems to have gradually shifted from a creative solution to the problems of some individuals, to a policy programme of government.

Learn more about Jay S. Levy and his books at his website.

 

Holli Kenley: Empowering Teens to Discover, Define, and Determine Their Worth!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=utHs2lUsuEY

Self-worth is powerful! Our worth determines our choices and our choices determine our worth! In this clip from Holli Kenley’s workshop – “The Power of Worth” – she is guiding teens through 3 steps for Discovering, Defining, and Determining their worth, empowering them with a process for respecting themselves and a pathway to responsible decision-making.

Learn more about Holli Kenley’s work and schedule a workshop for your school or youth group today.

Laurie Zelinger comments on the rise of psychotropic drugs for babies and toddlers

According to the National Center for Health Statistics, the rate of anti-depressant use has increased nearly 400 percent in the past two decades, but those statistics do not include the youngest group of patients being treated with psychiatric drugs. RT’s Marina Portnaya has details on the startling new trend of treating kids two years or under.

Learn more about board-certified child psychologist Laurie Zelinger, PhD and her supportive books for children and parents at her website.