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March 31, 2023
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Teen Center

1345 SW 11th Way
Deerfield Beach, FL 33441
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Hidden In Plain Sight (Presentation for Parents and Caregivers Only)

Friday, March 31, 2023

Hidden in Plain Sight is not intended to scare adults, but to enlighten them and provide them with support and local resources for dealing with teens’ risky behavior. We want to help parents, adult family members, and other adults who interact with youth to: 1. Understand the types of inexpensive, easily accessible products available to youth to hide products commonly used as indicators of risky behavior “in plain sight” 2. Recognize warning signs of ambivalent or possibly positive attitudes towards substance use and abuse, both obvious and hidden 3. Practice skills for having tough conversations with young people in their lives 4. Learn about resources available in their community Please note, this workshop can be translated for parents who speak Spanish and Portuguese. Living Skills In Schools is DCF licensed and CARF accredited. No children allowed at this workshop.

HIPS Program Presenters:

Teresa, HIPS Presenter

Teresa Bairos, LMFT 
Program Director at Living Skills in the Schools 

Teresa Bairos has supported families coping with mental illness, addiction, trauma, and acculturation since 1999. As an administrator, Teresa worked with the State of Rhode Island’s Department of Health to bring supportive integration services to children with special needs in the childcare setting. She supported the U.S. military overseas, providing both psychoeducation and treatment around suicide prevention, substance abuse, domestic violence, acute trauma response, and post-deployment reintegration. Teresa has been a lead therapist, family therapist, program developer, clinical director, and clinical supervisor.

Olga Ordonez, HIPS Presenter

Olga Ordonez, MSW, LCSW 
Prevention Coordinator at Living Skills in the Schools 

Olga Ordonez is a mental health clinician with vast experience working as a social worker. Her excellent communication skills are underlined by a strong passion to help patients overcome adverse mental conditions. Having worked as a clinical social worker, a family therapist, and a clinician for well-renowned non-profits such as Vitas Healthcare, Caron Renaissance, and the U.S. Committee for Refugees and Immigrants, Olga Ordonez exhibits a keen understanding of clinical processes that are beneficial to many non-profit programs.

Registration: If you need assistance with registration in CivicRec please give us a call. 

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