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Working With Emerging Adults

Friday, May 31, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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One event on Monday, June 3, 2019 at 10:00 am

Do you work with young people?
Cultivate your awareness to relate genuinely with the experience of recovering during the transition to adulthood. Through a generationally relevant and developmentally appropriate perspective learn an approach for encouraging self-exploration and personal growth within 18-29 year olds who experience mental health and addiction challenges.
This training is for currently certified RSS, who will receive 8 hours of continuing education credits to go towards maintaining RSS certification.
  • Understand the generational trends and developmental tasks of emerging adulthood.
  • Gain insight into the process of recovery during the transition to adulthood.
  • Develop skills for promoting self-exploration, personal growth, and positive wellbeing.
Location: “Community Room”New Britain Public library
20 High Street New Britain, CT 06051
Date: Friday. May 31st 10:00am – 4:00pm
& Monday. June 3rd 10:00pm – 3:00pm 
For more information Contact:
Maggie Taylor
Instructor:Michaela I. Fissel
Michaela I. Fissel is the Acting Executive Director of Advocacy Unlimited, Inc. Since achieving recovery at the age of 21, Michaela made a commitment to establishing pathways for young people to rise as leaders across the behavioral health system of Connecticut. Over the past ten years, Michaela has completed four community based research studies to describe emerging adults as a mental health service population and founded Join Rise Be: An Emerging Adult Initiative (


Friday, May 31, 2019
10:00 am - 4:00 pm