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WLC Hosts DC Best Practices Presentation on Mental Health in Adult Education

On March 3rd, Washington Literacy Center's Director of Student Services, Christina Keen, led a workshop for DC's leading adult education non-profits on mental health in adult education. Low literacy is a trauma and many students face co-occurring invisible disabilities: learning disabilities and mental health conditions. Over the course of the two hour meeting, Christina shared insights on how organizations can improve the lives and educational outcomes of their students by implementing key mental health strategies. Instructors, administrators, case managers, and social service providers from other adult education organizations also shared their personal and professional experiences with men

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