PGI will host a workshop, “Working with Youth and Adolescents with Behavioral and Emotional Challenges” led by Dr. Kristy Christopher-Holloway on Tuesday, October 1, 2019.

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  • By the end of this training, participants will be able to:
  • Identify common diagnoses youth and adolescents may present with.
  • Discuss appropriate level of treatment requirements as well as decision making for level of care and standard of care.
  • Implement skills and strategies to work with youth and adolescents and their families.
  • Prepare effective treatment plans when working with youth and adolescents.

Continuing Education Information:

This workshop is approved to provide:

(6 core) LPCA –This workshop has been approved by LPCA as an Approved Continuing Education Workshop, Programs that do not qualify for LPCA credit are clearly identified.(6 Core) NASW-This workshop has been approved by NASW as an Approved Continuing Education Workshop, Programs that do not qualify for NASW credit are clearly identified.


Dr. Kristy L. Christopher-Holloway, Ed.D, LPC, NCC, DCC, ACS

Dr. Kristy Christopher-Holloway is an Assistant Professor, the founder and director of New Vision Counseling Center, LLC, and founder of New Vision Counseling and Training, LLC. She is a Licensed Professional Counselor, a National Certified Counselor, a Distant Credentialed Counselor, a Counselor Supervisor, and Certified in Perinatal Mental Health. She works with minority women experiencing infertility trauma, birth trauma, pregnancy and infant loss, and issues related to maternal mental health. Dr. Christopher-Holloway presents nationally and internationally with focuses on African Americans and mental health, the psycho-emotional impact of infertility in African American women, maternal mental health, the strong Black woman syndrome, generational trauma, and more. She has received numerous awards, including the breakthrough award for outstanding research in recognition of her work related to mental health and infertility.