Beachwood Educational Events

'Where in the World Have Our Young People Gone?"

Friday, November 21, 2014

Networking: 8:30 AM to 9:00 AM
Presentation: 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM 

Our world expects young people in the transition to adulthood to be self-sufficient, employable, good citizens, trustworthy, self-reflective and in possession of useful ideals. These are big expectations for any young person, let alone for those who have found the use of alcohol or other drugs fun, relaxing, the only way they think they can relate to others or deal with the pressures of life. How do we talk to these young people to help them reconnect with life without getting high?  In this session participants will:

  • Gain an understanding of the depth of the cultural demands on young people today and how profoundly addiction affects their chances for normal adult development.
  • Develop skills for talking with young addicts through role plays and discussion.
  • Analyze a case study related to this therapeutic challenge.

Joy G. Willmott, LISW, LICDC-CS
Jes Sellers, Ph.D.
Case Western Reserve University Counseling Services

Glenbeigh Outpatient Center of Beachwood
3789B South Green Road
Beachwood, Ohio 44122

This event is offered free of charge as part of Glenbeigh's Community Benefit initiative.

Please RSVP by November 19, 2014 to
216-464-5800 or by email to

CEU's have been applied for from:

  • The Ohio Chemical Dependency Professionals Board
  • The Ohio Counselor, Social Worker & Marriage and Family Therapist Board
  • The Employee Assistance Certification Commission (EACC)



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