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Friday, January 31, 2020 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM

Caron Atlanta
1200 Ashwood Parkway
Atlanta, GA 30338

Registration is required.
For More Information:
Ursula Christie 678-525-1358

During this interactive session, participants will become familiar with parts of the brain and how they function through engaging and experiential activities. This will lead to exploration of how the disease of addiction manifests and why teens have a heightened vulnerability to the disease during adolescence. Resources will be provided to support meaningful dialogue with teens about addiction and their still developing brains.

About The Presenter
Ursula Christie
Ursula Christie, M. Ed.

With nearly 20 years of experience as a well-regarded educator and instructional leader, Ursula possesses a wealth of insight into student, teacher, parent and administrator relationships working with students in kindergarten through 12th grade. She maintains a passion to support addiction treatment while fostering collaborative opportunities to guide youth toward healthy and productive living. During her 4 years at Caron, Ursula has worked with youth serving agencies such as Big Brothers Big Sisters, Boys and Girls Club, Communities in Schools, as well as private and public schools implementing substance abuse prevention education in Georgia, Florida, and North Carolina.

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