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New Parent Support Group Will Have Its First Meeting Feb. 21

The kick-off meeting of a newly formed Parent Support Group will take place Thursday, February 21 at 6:00 pm at Alta Behavioral Healthcare’s offices at 711 Belmont Avenue in Youngstown. The topics for this first meeting will be “It’s OK to say ‘I’m in over my head’” and “How to deal …

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Feb. 26 Meeting of YouthMove Recovery Support Group for Teens and Young Adults

YouthMove is a support group consisting of progressive teens and young adults who gather monthly in a judgment-free setting to encourage participants to take an active role in personal recovery and to self-actualize their recovery goals. It is led by Alta Care Group Peer Supporters and Parent Supporters. YouthMove is a part of our Peer …

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Alta Trauma Experts Participate in YSU “Safer Schools” Conference

Youngstown State University’s Beeghly College of Education hosted a Professional Development Day on February 2, 2019 titled Safer Schools: Strategies for Teachers and Skills for Students. Alta Behavioral Healthcare’s Jamie Miller, Clinical Director, and Meg Harris, Certified Trauma Therapist/Trainer, presented at the university to assist school personnel in understanding some …

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Round Table on Impact of Trauma in the Classroom Planned for Feb. 7

The Ohio Mental Health Network for School Success (OMHNSS), North East Region will present a Round Table discussion on the Impact of Trauma in the Classroom. The event will take place Thursday, February 7 from 3:00 pm-4:30 pm at Alta Behavioral Healthcare, 711 Belmont Avenue in Youngstown. Facilitating the discussion will …

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YouthMove Recovery Support Group for Teens and Young Adults Meets January 22

YouthMove is a support group consisting of progressive teens and young adults who gather monthly in a judgment-free setting to encourage participants to take an active role in personal recovery and to self-actualize their recovery goals. It is led by Alta Care Group Peer Supporters and Parent Supporters. YouthMove is a part of our Peer …

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Alta’s Early Childhood Program is Growing

Alta’s Early Childhood team has been implementing exciting programming, especially for infants. Marci Masters, an ECHM Consultant and Master trainer at Alta, has recently been trained in the Brazelton Newborn Behavioral Observation. The Newborn Behavioral Observations system (NBO) is an infant-focused, family-centered, relationship-based tool designed to help parents notice their baby’s abilities and …

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Night at the Races Benefit Event Set for Saturday, February 23

The Children’s Circle of Friends Foundation will hold a Night at the Races fundraiser event on behalf of Alta Behavioral Healthcare on Saturday, February 23, 2019 at St. Mary’s Assumption Social Center, 356 S. Bella Vista Ave. on Youngstown’s West Side. There will be a dinner buffet catered by St. Mary’s, …

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Donate to Alta’s Winter Wonderland Clothing Drive!

Alta Care Group’s TBS Department will be sponsoring a Winter Wonderland drive to help young people stay warm during the winter months. Donations of hats, scarves, mittens, socks and boots will be very much appreciated. Contact Meg Harris at 330-793-2487 to drop off donations at our 711 Belmont Avenue location.

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Alta’s Whitney Yaeger is Certified in Transition to Independence Programming

Whitney Yaeger, a Case Manager for Alta Behavioral Healthcare’s Therapeutic Behavioral Support Department, was Certified in Transition to Independence Programming this past September. She works specifically with individuals aged 16-21 to assist them in transitioning successfully into adulthood. She holds a weekly TIP group to enhance individuals’ independent living skills, offer social and …

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DeAna Culver Develops Career Day Program Benefiting Children of Color

DeAna Culver, a CPST/Community Support Worker here at Alta, has developed a Career Day program for St. Joseph the Provider School to allow children of color an opportunity to meet professionals from the community and enhance hope for a brighter future. Some of the speakers include Jennifer Roller, Executive Director of the …

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Alta Participates in Crisis Intervention Training for Police Officers

On October 30, 2018, Meg Harris, Alta Behavioral Health Community Support and Trauma Supervisor, assisted in a Crisis Intervention Team training program for local law enforcement. The focus of this training was Trauma Informed Care with Law Enforcement and Individuals with significant mental health challenges. Approximately 19 officers participated from eight …

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November Is National Veteran and Military Families Month

The National Child Traumatic Stress Network has designated November as National Veteran and Military Families Month. It’s a time to acknowledge the tremendous sacrifices our military families make. They contend with separation from their loved ones and often must make adjustments to new living situations and communities. These challenges can have …

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Alta Seeks a School-Based Child/Family Therapist

School-Based Child/Family Therapist Our school-based mental health services are expanding and we are seeking a Full-Time (LPC, LSW, LPCC or LISW) Counselor to join our team and deliver mental health and counseling services to children, adolescents and families. The successful candidate will provide counseling services predominately within a High School, and the …

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