The Center for Child and Family Traumatic Stress offers training and consultation packages to mental health professionals, service providers and organizations interested in improving their trauma-focused treatment capacity either through the implementation of evidenced base practices or trauma informed interventions and considerations.

Core Concepts of Childhood Traumatic Stress in a Classroom Setting

Workshop Description:
This workshop provides an overview of the theoretical foundations and core concepts related to childhood traumatic stress and its impact on learning and the school environment. Participants learn to distinguish between normal childhood adverse experiences and childhood traumatic stress; the impact of various types of traumatic stressors on a child’s daily functioning; simple and complex trauma experiences are discussed and include the impact upon the developing brain. Attachment, attachment disruption, and the most common behavioral, emotional, and cognitive sequelae are examined from a developmental and neurobehavioral perspective. Finally, key issues critical to effective classroom approaches and tools available are highlighted.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Describe theoretical foundations and core concepts related to childhood traumatic stress
  2. Explain the impact of traumatic stressors on a child’s daily functioning
  3. Explain simple and complex trauma’s impact on the developing brain
  4. Describe basic classroom strategies to facilitate learning for children impacted by traumatic stress
  5. Recite general approaches and tools used when addressing behaviors exhibited by traumatized youth

Where:
Young Audiences/Arts for Learning, Baltimore, MD (Onsite training. Not available to outside attendees.)

Date:
Thursday, March 19, 2020

Registration:
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Vicarious Trauma and Self-Care

Workshop Description:
Vicarious Trauma is an emotional and physical response resulting from working empathically with people who have experienced trauma. It is oftentimes unavoidable and the symptoms can be severe to helping professionals. This workshop will provide an overview of Vicarious Trauma, will explore the signs and symptoms and will encourage participants in their development of coping skills through interactive exercises. We will also explore self-care strategies to lessen the impact of Vicarious Trauma on the helping professional

Where:
Young Audiences/Arts for Learning, Baltimore, MD (Onsite training. Not available to outside attendees.)

Date:
Thursday, March 19, 2020

Online Training:

Provides foundational knowledge to better understand The 12 Core Concepts for Understanding Traumatic Stress Responses in Children and Families. This course provides information on each of the core concepts that form the theoretical foundation and act as guiding principles for The Core Curriculum on Childhood Trauma.

Free course available through the Learning Center for Child and Adolescent Trauma with account set-up at no cost. This online resource is available for professionals and families who want to learn more about child traumatic stress.

Consultation Services:

The Center for Child and Family Traumatic Stress is available to provide one-time and/or on-going clinical case/treatment consultation to professionals and organizations. Traumatic Stress Center faculty are also available to provide in-service training and/or consultations on a variety of topics related to childhood traumatic stress. Consultation can be offered to assist with organizational readiness when adopting an evidence-based practice and the Traumatic Stress Center can also provide implementation support.

For more information about specialized training or consultation, please contact TraumaticStressTraining@KennedyKrieger.org or call (443) 923-5971.
 



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