Caring for Children Who Have Experienced Trauma

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Target Audience

Social workers, psychologists, licensed professional counselors, educators, school personnel, mental health professionals, clinicians, health and human service practitioners, and other health care professionals.

Description

The National Child Traumatic Stress Network (NCTSN) developed this curriculum to assist caregivers with the needs of children who have been hurt by abuse or neglect. It is an evidenced-based curriculum proven to be effective at educating and enhancing the skills of caregivers. Participants will learn about the impact of trauma, trauma triggers, and techniques to cope with behaviors, secondary trauma, as well as how to care for themselves. While this curriculum is designed for caregivers, it is adaptable to meet the needs of professionals wishing to assist families.

The curriculum covers the following topics:

+Types of trauma
+Trauma reminders
+Trauma’s impact on brain development and behavior
+PTSD
+Growing resilience
+Getting development back on track
+Promoting safety
+Managing behaviors
+Coping with trauma reminders
+Cognitive Triangle
+Advocacy
+Helping your child heal
+Self-care
+Secondary trauma

Faculty
Nichole Gause, LCSW
Certified facilitator of Caring for Children Who Have Experienced Trauma

Charlotte AHEC has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 5096. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. Charlotte AHEC is solely responsible for all aspects of the program.

Objectives

  • Describe the impact of trauma on the development and behavior of children;
  • Explain ways to respond appropriately to the behavioral and emotional challenges of traumatized children;
  • List ways to advocate and find support for their child’s needs;
  • Participants will be able to explain Secondary Trauma;
  • Participants will be given skills to assist children with developing coping skills.

Contact

Melita Jordan, 704-512-6528

Sessions

Sep 19, 2018
9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Status
Open
Presenter(s)
Nichole Gause, LCSW
Date(s)
Sep 19, 2018
Time
9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Check-In Time
8:30 AM
Credit
6.00 - Contact Hours (category A) CE for NC Psychologists
0.60 - CEU
6.00 - Contact Hours
6.00 - NBCC Hours
Location
Charlotte AHEC
Room
Classroom 17/18
Details
Status
Open
Date(s)
Sep 19, 2018
Time
9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Location
Charlotte AHEC
Room
Classroom 17/18
Fees
$135.00
Pre-registration Fee (before September 12). Breakfast and Lunch Provided.
Credits
0.60
CEU
6.00
Contact Hours
6.00
Contact Hours (category A) CE for NC Psychologists
6.00
NBCC Hours