Events Calendar

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Introduction to Forensic Documentation of Trauma: Aiding Immigrant Survivors of Torture & Ill Treatment

Date: 
Saturday, May 2, 2015
Time: 
8:30am-3pm
Location: 
Bellaire United Methodist Church Bellaire, Texas
Sponsoring Agency: 
Physicians for Human Rights
Description: 

Seasoned forensic medical evaluators and legal experts will provide health professionals with the skills necessary to document evidence of torture and other human rights abuses for people fleeing persecution. These physical and psychological evaluations can help survivors rebuild their lives safely in the U.S.

Bellaire, Texas
Training Highlights:
•    Human rights law, asylum law, and the importance of health professionals and forensic documentation in the immigration process;
•    Physical and psychological evidence of torture and other human rights abuses;
•    Effective medical-legal documentation, including affidavit writing;
•    Best practices for collaboration between health professionals and attorneys;
•    Special lunchtime discussion on the detention of children and families in Texas.
Application for 6.0 CME credits has been filed with the American Academy of Family Physicians. Determination of credit is pending. This activity has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 6.00 prescribed credits by the National Association of Social Workers (#886676680-4016)
 

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Implementation Summit

Date: 
Tuesday, May 5, 2015 - Wednesday, May 6, 2015
Time: 
9am-5:00pm
Location: 
Durham, NC
Sponsoring Agency: 
National Center for Child Traumatic Stress - Duke University
Description: 

The Implementation Summit is a NCTSN meeting organized by the Implementation Task Force and the NCCTS. The Summit will actively engage participants in discussions about the implementation and sustainability of evidence-based treatments and trauma-infomed practices, as well as the evaluation of implementation. All NCTSN members will be able to apply, though the total number of participants is anticipated to be approximately 60-70. More information will be available by the end of December 2014 regarding information calls and application release.

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How Caregivers' Trauma Histories May Impact Engagement

Date: 
Monday, May 11, 2015
Time: 
8 to 9 am PT/10 to 11 am CT/11 am to noon ET
Location: 
WebEx meeting
Sponsoring Agency: 
National Center for Child Traumatic Stress
Description: 

Please join our Parent Trauma Coordinating Group to continue our conversation about “How Caregivers’ Trauma Histories May Impact Engagement”.  This is the second of two open conversations, which will focus on the Importance of Resilience.
 
Topic:  How Caregivers' Trauma Histories May Impact Engagement
DATE: MONDAY May 11, 2015 - Resilience
Time:  8 to 9 am PT/10 to 11 am CT/11 am to noon ET
Call In Info:  1.888.296.6500 code:  742552#
WebExlink:   Join WebEx meeting
Meeting number:            735 453 088
Meeting password:         NCTSN
 
The goal for this conversation is to:
      1)  Increase awareness regarding issues of caregiver trauma as it relates to the mission of the NCTSN
      2)  Devote an hour to exchanging ideas and perspectives on how caregiver's trauma histories may impact engagement
      3)  Bring together Network members with varied roles and responsibilities including direct practice providers, academics, families with lived expertise, and administrators.
 
It is intended that this is an open conversation –not a webinar, an expert panel or a lecture!
 
If you missed our first discussion, “How Caregivers' Trauma Histories May Impact Engagement: Safety & Trust”, the link to the recording is here:  http://www.nctsn.org/content/how-caregivers-trauma-histories-may-impact-engagement-safety-trust 
 
If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Alisa Miller at alisa.miller@childrens.harvard.edu or phone at 617-919-4622 or Heather Biggar at hbiggar@mainebehavioralhealthcare.org or by phone 207-661-6509.
 

Epigenetics: Development, Psychopathology, Resilience, and Preventive Intervention

Date: 
Wednesday, May 13, 2015 - Friday, May 15, 2015
Location: 
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Sponsoring Agency: 
University of Minnesota
Description: 

Dante Cicchetti, Abi Gewirtz, Gerald August, & Frank Symons

ANNOUNCE

The INSTITUTE for TRANSLATIONAL RESEARCH in CHILDREN'S MENTAL HEALTH

Inaugural Symposium

Epigenetics: Development, Psychopathology, Resilience, and Preventive Intervention

May 13, 14, and 15, 2015

Speakers:

Steven Beach, Ph.D., Jay Belsky, Ph.D. Gene Brody, Ph.D., Frances Champagne, Ph.D., Dante Cicchetti, Ph.D., Irv Gottesman, Ph.D., Elena Grigorenko, Ph.D., Greg Miller, Ph.D., Tania Roth, Ph.D., Sir Michael Rutter, M.D. PhD., Idan Shalev, Ph.D. Moshe Szyf, M.D., Ph.D. and Audrey Tyrka, M.D., Ph.D.

University of Minnesota

Minneapolis, Minnesota

more information and registration visit: http://epigenetics.umn.edu/

ITCT-A El Paso, TX

Date: 
Wednesday, May 13, 2015 - Thursday, May 14, 2015
Location: 
El Paso, TX
Sponsoring Agency: 
University of Southern California (Briere)
Description: 

This presentation will provide an overview of “Integrative Treatment of Complex Trauma for Adolescents” (ITCT-A).  ITCT-A is an evidence-based treatment that was developed to assist clinicians in the evaluation and treatment of adolescents who have experienced multiple forms of psychological trauma, often in the context of negative living conditions such as poverty, deprivation and social discrimination. The core components of ITCT-A include: Assessment driven treatment; attention to complex trauma issues; use of multiple treatment modalities; relational processing of early attachment schema and current interpersonal expectations; skills development; therapeutic exposure and exploration of trauma; and advocacy and interventions at the system level

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Birth Parent Trauma and What Child Welfare Workers Need to Know

Date: 
Thursday, May 14, 2015
Time: 
12.00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. (EDT)
Location: 
Online Webinar
Sponsoring Agency: 
CWLA and the NCTSN
Description: 

Presented to you by CWLA and the NCTSN, this webinar will provide an overview of how trauma experienced by birth parents involved in the child welfare system can impact their engagement with staff, participation in ser-vices and likelihood of reaching goals. It will provide child welfare providers with information about how to iden-tify and mitigate parents’ trauma responses, and strategies for making their work with parents more trauma-informed and successful.
Presenters: Erika Tullberg, MPA, MPH, Assistant Research Professor, NYU Child Study Center, Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, New York, NY; Nora McCarthy, Rise Founder/Director, New York, NY; Connie Black-Pond, MA, LMSW, LPC, Clinical Director, Southwest Michigan Children's Trauma Assessment Center, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo MI


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One CEU credit hour is available for this webinar presentation. There is a $20 fee for CEUs for non-members and a $10 fee for CWLA members. If you are interested in CEUs, please e-mail memberservices@cwla.org for details.
 

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