This year’s theme is “Holistic Perspectives on Mental Health Practice with Youth in Native Communities”.

Learning Objectives

  • Explain the local Indigenous culture, customs, values, terminology, and tribal organizations
  • Identify the behavioral health care needs and describe evidence-based clinical interventions, and their appropriateness, for use with Indigenous children, adolescents, and transitional-aged youth
  • Be familiar with the federal and local policies impacting Indigenous nations, specifically related to behavioral health

Presenters and Panelists

  • Aiyana Smith, LCSW
  • Anna Fetter, PhD, EdM
  • Sutton King, MPH
  • Whitney (Fear) Johnson, PMHNP-BC, PMH-C
  • Emma Elliott, PhD, MSW, MEd
  • Preston Brown, MSW

For more information, please contact Chrisann Newransky at

This event is sponsored by Adelphi’s IDEATE Fellowship, the College of Nursing and Public Health and the School of Social Work.


You must register to receive the Zoom meeting details. You will be emailed the meeting link by Zoom upon registration – please copy and paste those details and save to your own calendar invite.

Continuing Education Credits

This program has been approved for the following continuing education credits:

3 CEs

Adelphi University School of Social Work is recognized by the New York State Education Department as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers #SW-032, licensed mental health counselors #MHC-0068, licensed marriage and family therapists #MFT-0038, licensed psychologists #PSY-0081,and licensed creative arts therapists, #CAT-0032. The School of Social Work maintains responsibility for the program and its contents. This training is provided under New York State Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services (OASAS) Education and Training Provider Certification Number. Training under a New York State OASAS Provider Certification is acceptable for meeting all or part of the CASAC/CPP/CPS education and training requirements. Adelphi University School of Social Work: Continuing Education and Professional Development, #1786, is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved as ACE providers. State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit. Adelphi University School of Social Work: Continuing Education and Professional Development maintains responsibility for this course. ACE provider approval period: 03/03/2023 – 03/03/2026. Social workers completing this course receive 3 continuing education credits.

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