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The Adolescent Brain: A Work in Progress

  • 10/01/2020
  • 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
  • Zoom Webinar


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Presentation Description:

In this presentation, we will explore the role of puberty in brain development as well as the imbalance between reactive and regulatory systems in the developing brain. Further, we will examine the potential role of brain development in increased stress and anxiety during adolescence.

About the Presenter:

Dr. Lesa K. Ellis received her PhD from the University of Oregon in Developmental Psychology with emphasis in Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience. She currently chairs the Interdisciplinary Neuroscience Program at Westminster College, works with the McNair Scholars Program for minority and first generation college students, and teaches in Brain and Behavior, Social Neuroscience, and Human Brain Development.

About Registration:

To aid WPP in managing our webinar format and our new CEU program, we are now requiring registration for WPP webinar events. Once you register, you will receive a confirmation email with the link to join the Zoom webinar, the passcode required to join the webinar, and the survey you will need to complete and return to be eligible for CEU credit. Please note that you will have one week to complete and return the survey and that you must correctly answer the quiz question, demonstrating your attendance, to be eligible for CEU credit.

This event is limited to WPP members. To join, please visit the WPP main page and click "Join Us." 

About CEUs:

This event has been approved for 1 CEU by the following organizations:

·       National Association of Social Workers – Utah Chapter

·       Utah Association of Clinical Mental Health Counselors

·       Utah Psychological Association

·       Utah Association of Marriage and Family Therapists