Events Calendar

Direct inquires about posting your events to: events@nctsn.org or by fax at (310) 235-2612

 

Brain Development and Trauma: Implications for Interventions and Policy

Date: 
Tuesday, June 10, 2014 - Thursday, June 12, 2014
Location: 
The Banff Centre Banff, AB Canada
Sponsoring Agency: 
The ChildTrauma Academy and Hull Services
Description: 

The ChildTrauma Academy and Hull Services jointly present the Neurosequential Model Inaugural Symposium to be held June 10 – 12, 2014 at The Banff Centre in Banff, Alberta. This Symposium will bring together professionals from across the world to meet, further learning and collaboration, and build professional communities around implementation of The Neurosequential Model. 

We invite you to join us for a gathering of professionals from across multiple disciplines for this three-day event that will highlight emerging concepts and practices in the areas of trauma-informed care and brain development with a specific focus on the Neurosequential Model. Bruce D. Perry, M.D., Ph.D., Senior Fellow of The ChildTrauma Academy, will provide daily keynotes, and participants will choose from concurrent presentations related to Early Childhood, Policy/Juvenile Justice, and Education offered by CTA Fellows, Hull staff, and other Invited Guest Speakers.

The Symposium will also build in generous time and opportunity for building the NMT community through informal and spontaneous conversations.  We encourage anyone familiar with the Neurosequential Model to attend.

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APSAC's 22nd Annual Colloquium

Date: 
Wednesday, June 11, 2014 - Saturday, June 14, 2014
Location: 
New Orleans, LA
Sponsoring Agency: 
American Professional Society on the Abuse of Children
Description: 

More than 90 institutes and workshops which address all aspects of child maltreatment  including prevention, assessment, intervention and treatment with victims, perpetrators and families affected by physical, sexual and psychological abuse and neglect. Cultural considerations will also be addressed. There are several special events.

The educational goal of APSAC’s Colloquium is to foster professional excellence in the field of child maltreatment by providing interdisciplinary professional education.

Seminars have been designed primarily for professionals in mental health, medicine and nursing, law, law enforcement, education, prevention, research, advocacy, child protection services, and allied fields.
 

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7th Annual Fatherhood Solution Conference

Date: 
Friday, June 13, 2014
Time: 
8:30-5:00pm
Location: 
Los Angeles, CA
Sponsoring Agency: 
Children's Institute, Inc.
Description: 

Join nationally recognized experts and your colleagues for a daylong exploration of the most important issues related to fatherhood. Discover new ways to build and strengthen relationships between fathers and their children.

NEW! This year’s conference will include a designated Father Track with workshops covering topics that are relevant and beneficial to fathers in attendance. We will also have a second Spanish language Father Track exploring the day's topics.

Who Should Attend: If you are a community service provider, policy advocate, government representative, mental health professional, public health professional, or a community member who is concerned about solving the problem of absentee fathers’ effects on the lives of children, you won’t want to miss this conference.

 

Harvesting the Scientific Investment in Prevention Science to Promote Children’s Cognitive, Affective, and Behavioral Health

Date: 
Monday, June 16, 2014 - Tuesday, June 17, 2014
Location: 
Washington, DC
Sponsoring Agency: 
Institute of Medicine
Description: 

On June 16-17, 2014, the Institute of Medicine will convene a public workshop on “Harvesting the Scientific Investment in Prevention Science to Promote Children’s Cognitive, Affective, and Behavioral Health.”  Participants can attend in person or via webcast.  Information about agenda and speakers is below and at this link:  http://www.iom.edu/Activities/Children/ChildrensHealthForum/2014-JUN-01.aspx 


The first day of the workshop will feature presentations on and discussion of facilitators and barriers to broad implementation of preventive interventions, and the roles of scientific norms, implementation strategies, and practices in care quality and health outcomes for youth at the national, state, and local levels. The first day will also include breakout group sessions for meeting participants to discuss these issues in the sector areas of (1) health care (including mental health), (2) schools, and (3) child welfare and juvenile/family justice. The second day of the workshop will include summary reports from the chairs of each of the three breakout groups and presentations on and discussion of new methodological directions in prevention science to promote children’s cognitive, affective, and behavioral health.


The workshop will be held at the National Academy of Sciences building at 2101 Constitution Ave., N.W., in Washington, DC. Registration is now available and is required to attend via live webcast or in-person. 
 

Trauma-Informed Integrated Healthcare Speaker Series Childhood Traumatic Experiences, the Body, and the Role of Integrated Healthcare

Date: 
Wednesday, June 18, 2014
Time: 
10:00AM PST / 1:00PM EST
Location: 
Learning Center for Child and Adolescent Trauma
Sponsoring Agency: 
National Center for Child Traumatic Stress
Description: 

Presenters: Sara Johnson, PhD, MPH, Johns Hopkins Children’s Center; Lisa Amaya Jackson, MD, MPH, NCCTS-Duke University

Description:
Presenters will provide an understanding of trauma, traumatic stress and toxic stress within the context of integrated healthcare, and will specifically address the neurobiological impact of stress on early brain development, long-term health, illness, and disease.

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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Military and Veteran Families Learning Community

Date: 
Thursday, June 19, 2014
Time: 
10:00AM PST / 1:00PM EST
Location: 
Learning Center for Child and Adolescent Trauma
Sponsoring Agency: 
National Center for Child Traumatic Stress
Description: 

Presenters: Carole Campbell Swiecicki, PhD, Dee Norton Lowcountry Children's Center, Mayer Bellehsen, PhD, North Shore-LIJ Health System, Alisa Hathaway, LCSW-R, EdD, Mt. Hope Family Center

Description:
Presenters will discuss practices designed and adapted to create a welcoming environment that minimizes barriers to engagement in treatment. They will share examples of how organizations can incorporate military-informed procedures and practices, beginning with asking about service member status and affiliations, and will present service members' viewpoints about family needs and perspectives on ways to increase engagement and participation in services.
 

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 Military and Veteran Families Learning Community.

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