Understanding Trauma-Informed Care – Webinar Series
Webinar Series Description
Successful Continuum of Care implementation requires counties to collaborate across their child welfare and behavioral health agencies. This three-part webinar series includes an overview and focus on the need for using a trauma-informed care focus in working with children in the child welfare system.
Kristin Dempsey, LMFT, LPCC, is a Senior Associate at CIBHS specializing in workforce development and evidence-based practices. She has worked with youth in a clinic, school, and private practice settings for over 20 years. Kristin has trained with Dr. Bruce Perry and the Child Trauma Academy staff in the Neurosequential Model of Therapeutics and has consulted with programs and systems on creating and maintaining trauma informed systems of care.
Part 1: Why Trauma Informed Care
Attendees will identify at least two standard definitions of trauma
Participants will be able to define “ACEs” and “ACE Score” and identify two ways in which ACEs impact youth in the child welfare system
Participants will be able to describe two ways in which early childhood trauma impacts infant/child brain development.