Trauma-Informed Care 2019: A National Conference for Helping Professionals
• Hear from Leaders in Vicarious Trauma Research
• Attend Experiential Workshops on Vicarious Trauma and Wellness
• Participate in discussions on Trauma and Culture
• Learn about Trauma-Informed Practice
KEYNOTE SPEAKER: Dr. Deborah Prothrow-Stith
Dr. Deborah Prothrow-Stith is a nationally recognized health leader who is a youth violence expert, physician and author. As a physician working in inner-city Boston, she broke new ground with her efforts to have youth violence defined as a public health problem, not just a criminal justice issue. She is a Spelman College and Harvard Medical School graduate and a member of the prestigious Institute of Medicine.
KEYNOTE SPEAKER: Elizabeth "Liz" Huntley
Liz Huntley is an accomplished litigation attorney, and dedicated child advocate, author and lecturer. She practices law at Lightfoot, Franklin & White, LLC in Birmingham, Alabama and earned her law degree from the University Of Alabama School Of Law where she now serves on the Law School Foundation Board of Governors.
Other confirmed presenters:
Kate Crowley, OTD, OTR/L
Nicole Fauscette, LMFT
Daisy Gomez, Ed.D
Nastassia Hajal, Ph.D
Dr. Stanley Johnson
Connie Lillas, PhD, MFT, RN
Ruben Martinez Jr., MS, LMFT
Ingrid Mürrle, LMFT
Jesús Parra, M.A., M.Div., LMFT
Sayida Peprah, PsyD
Sgt. Juan Reveles
Victor Rico, Ph.D
Nicole Strattman, LCSW
Barbara Stroud, PhD
Vanessa Van Wagner, AVP Facilitator
Mary Walton, LMFT, & AVP Facilitator
Ruth White, PhD, MPH, MSW
Some workshops and topics include:
- Addressing the Hidden Dangers of Toxic Stress in the Child Welfare System
- Alternatives to Violence Project: Trauma Informed Group Intervention
- Early Childhood Experiences Matter: Effects on Neurobiology and Development of the Brain
- O.T. and Trauma
- Orange County Human Trafficking Task Force: An Enhanced Collaborative Model Using a Victim-Centered Trauma-Informed Approach
- Preventing Burnout in Human Services
- RULER Framework/Methods in Relation to Community Schools
- Trauma and Resilience Informed Care Foundations
- Treatment Dynamics and Healing Sibling Imposed Trauma
- Understanding Historical Trauma Impacts and Fostering Resilience
- Using Reflective Practice to Examine Microaggressions within Our Systems
- And More!
Also Featuring: Interactive Mini Wellness Sessions By Adriana E. Molina, LMFT, IFEC-MHS, RPF-II, and Denise Williams, MA, LMFT
THE CONFERENCE AT A GLANCE
7:30–8:30 am Registration/Continental Breakfast
8:30–9:40 am Welcome/Opening Remarks
9:40 –10:00 am Wellness Mini Session A - or Break
10:00–11:30 am Workshop Session A
11:30–11:45 am Break
11:45–1:00 pm Luncheon Plenary Session
1:00–1:20 pm Wellness Mini Session B - or Break
1:20–2:50 pm Workshop Session B
2:50–3:10 pm Break
3:10–4:40 pm Workshop Session C
4:40–5:00 pm Certificates of Attendance/Continuing Education Credits
Who Should Attend: This conference is for child welfare workers, mental health professionals, school personnel, juvenile justice workers, policymakers and program administrators and organizational leaders from public and private agencies that work with at-risk children and families.
Continuing Education Credits: up to 6 credits available for PSY, MFT, and LCSW's
APA: Children’s Institute, Inc. is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. Children’s Institute, Inc. maintains responsibility for this program and its content. The California Board of Behavioral Science (BBS) now recognizes APA continuing education credit for license renewal for LCSWs and MFTs.
By registering for this training the agency is liable for the registration fee, which is fully refundable up to August 12, 2019. Registration is transferrable prior to the start of the training. Once the training begins, fees are non-refundable/transferrable and no partial refunds will be given.
Group rates available. Contact us for details.
Parking cost - $20.00 is the hotel's discounted Valet parking rate - entrance on Figueroa. Note that there is a Metro Rail Station across the street (7th & Figueroa), although it may be under construction.
Nursing/Lactation Room will be available.
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This event is supported in part by a grant from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration. Children’s Institute is a grant within the NCTSN. The views, opinions, and content of this conference are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views, opinions, or policies of SAMHSA or HHS.