Helping Families Heal: Addressing and Treating Trauma in Children, Youth and Families

Helping Families Heal: Addressing and Treating Trauma in Children, Youth and Families

 

 

Event Details

 CCMH_LI_Logo_blues_on_white Leading the way in Mental Health Training and Education for Professionals

 

Date: February 24, 2020

 

Facilitator: Janine Lawford, MSW., RSW


This training is suitable for: Child and Youth Workers, Nurses, Early Childhood Educators, Child Protection Workers and other Social Service Counsellors who provide counselling and support to children and adolescents in community-based settings.

 

Explore the Background of How Trauma Impacts Children and Families and How Best to Work with These Clients to Identify Myriad Traumatic Responses and Encourage Healing in The Family System.

Description: By the end of this workshop participants will be able to recognize the effects of trauma in children and adolescents, understand the many manifestations of complex developmental trauma and how to incorporate this understanding into their work. Ms. Lawford will provide strategies to assist in the stabilization and support of youth with traumatic histories as well as steps in how to use relationship in order to promote healing in traumatized children.

 

Learning Objectives:

 

  • Recognize the effects of trauma in children and adolescents
  • Understand the many manifestations of complex developmental trauma and how to incorporate this understanding into front-line work with clients
  • Develop strategies to assist in the stabilization and support of youth with traumatic histories
  • Use relationship in order to promote healing in traumatized children

 

  • When

  • Monday, February 24, 2020
    9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
    Eastern Time

  • Where

  • SickKids Centre for Community Mental Health Learning Institute
    114 Maitland Street
    Toronto, Ontario M4Y 1E1
    Canada
    416-924-1164

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