Events Calendar

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Models of Trauma-Informed Integrated Care Part II: Identifying and Responding to Early Childhood Trauma in the Pediatric Setting

Date: 
Wednesday, February 11, 2015
Time: 
12:00 pm Eastern / 9:00 am Pacific
Location: 
Learning Center for Child and Adolescent Trauma
Sponsoring Agency: 
National Center for Child Traumatic Stress
Description: 

Models of Trauma-Informed Integrated Care Part II: Identifying and Responding to Early Childhood Trauma in the Pediatric Setting

This webinar will provide a trauma-informed integrated healthcare model for conceptualizing young children exposed to violence and other traumatic stressors. The presenters will address issues pertaining to the identification, management and treatment of traumatic stress in young children exposed to trauma. A clinical case example will be discussed from the perspectives of both a pediatrician and mental health clinicians.
Speakers:
Genevieve Preer, MD, Clinical Professor of Pediatrics, Boston University School of Medicine
Betsy McAlister Groves, MSW, LICSW, Founding Director - Child Witness to Violence Project Boston Medical Center/Boston University School of Medicine

Use the following course link to enroll now and to join the webinar on February 11th: http://learn.nctsn.org/course/view.php?id=263   To register for this free online event, please visit the NCTSN Learning Center for Child and Adolescent Trauma. If you are new to the Learning Center, you must create an account (click on "Create new account" in the upper right corner), and you must enroll in the course Trauma-Informed Integrated Healthcare Speaker Series, under Continuing Education. Continuing Education Credits (CEs) are available for this course.

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Policy Speaker Series: Understanding the Defending Childhood Initiative: Policy Implications for the Child Trauma Field

Date: 
Wednesday, February 25, 2015
Time: 
9:00 am PT/12:00 pm ET
Location: 
Learning Center for Child and Adolescent Trauma
Description: 


Presenters: Julian Ford, PhD, Center for Trauma Recovery and Juvenile Justice, University of Connecticut; Catherine Pierce, Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, Department of Justice; Brian O'Connor, MS, Futures Without Violence; Betsy McAlister Groves, LICSW, DCI-Boston
 
Public Health Commissions Faculty will discuss the 2010 Defending Childhood Initiative (DCI) through which the Department of Justice awards grants to develop strategic plans for comprehensive community-based efforts to address the exposure of America's children to violence as victims and as witnesses. Presenters will discuss the history and current status of the DCI and highlight current and future practice and policy implications for those committed to addressing the needs of children and families exposed to trauma.

To register for this free online event, please visit the NCTSN Learning Center for Child and Adolescent Trauma. If you are new to the Learning Center, you must create an account (click on "Create new account" in the upper right corner), and you must enroll in the course Policy Speaker Series, under Continuing Education. Continuing Education Credits (CEs) are available for this course.
 
 

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