2019 Presenters

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Klassen, Shayna
Sessions #9, #14

Shayna Klassen is the Behavioral Health Consultant for the Department of Health, Office of School and Adolescent Health. She has over ten years of experience in the field of mental and behavioral health and substance abuse treatment, primarily focused in residential treatment for adolescent adjudicated, violent offenders. She has a strong personal and professional passion for mental and behavioral health and substance abuse treatment, and through her personal life experiences has channeled this passion to abolishing the stigma of mental and behavioral health diagnosis and to remind our youth that recovery is possible. Shayna has dedicated her work to educating communities and providing connections to the necessary resources that they need to foster a safe and informed environment that promotes resiliency for youth.