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



Event Details

Facilitator: Janine Lawford, MSW., RSW and Erica Watson, 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.


Date: October 15, 2018


In this workshop, you will explore the background of how trauma impacts children and families, as well as how you can best work with these clients to identify myriad traumatic responses and encourage healing in the family system.


You will learn 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 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, October 15, 2018
    9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
    Eastern Time

  • Where

  • SickKids Centre for Community Mental Health Learning Institute
    114 Maitland Street
    Toronto, Ontario M4Y 1E1

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