Trauma-Informed Family Support Practice
This training is designed for those working with children and families who have experience traumatic stress. It draws on current research about trauma and its impact on the development and life experience adults and children. Best practices that support effective trauma-informed practice, programmatic, and policy approaches are explored. An appreciation for how diversity impacts how a person gives meaning to traumatic events as well as coping strategies that can be called on are discussed. The importance of cultural competence in providing trauma-informed services is emphasized. Finally, the potential impact of working with families impacted by trauma on helping persons is explored. The concepts of vicarious trauma and compassion fatigue are explained and participants are encouraged to work toward positive outcomes identified with the terms vicarious resilience and compassion satisfaction.
Certificate of Attendance will be provided for this workshop.
Special Instructions: In case of inclement weather please call the Children’s Trust at 617-727-8957 ext. 28750. There will be a message indicating any cancellations at approximately 6:30 AM on the day of the training.
Monday, March 13, 2017 9:30 AM - 3:30 PM
Fall River Public Library104 North Main StreetFall River, Massachusetts 02720508-324-2700
The Children's Trust