Adina Hauser, MSW, RSW
SickKids CCMH Learning Institute
January 20, 2022 | 9 a.m. to noon EST
This training will focus on clinical interventions for family members of youth with emotion dysregulation. It will provide both education and intervention strategies for working with family members.
This webinar will review evidence-based treatments such as DBT-oriented approaches in both supporting and intervening with family members. Participants will be able to increase their competency in incorporating emotion regulation strategies into family work. This training will ask participants to engage in self-reflection. It will provide the space for live role plays, as well as live discussion opportunities.
This training will touch upon additional challenges arising due to the pandemic. It will look at how families struggle with balancing support and parenting strategies during the restrictions.
About the Facilitator:
Adina Hauser, MSW, RSW is a social worker and the clinical lead for the Transitional Youth Program and Outpatient Mental Health Services at Michael Garron Hospital. Adina has worked as an individual, group, and family therapist for youth and young adults with concurrent mental health and substance use concerns for over a decade. She has created and currently runs a unique clinical navigation program for transitional-aged youth who experience barriers to the mental health system. Adina completed a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) degree at the University of King’s College and a Master of Social Work at the University of Toronto, as well as a post-graduate fellowship at the SickKids Centre for Community Mental Health, specializing in family therapy. Areas of expertise include trauma-informed care, family therapies, motivational interviewing, emotion dysregulation, and complex substance use disorders. Adina has experience developing unique psychoeducational and therapeutic programming for both youth and families and has trained and supervised dozens of family members for peer support. Adina has given presentations on the complexities of working with youth with concurrent mental health and addictions issues, geared towards clinical staff as well as families.