ACEs, Injuries & Healing

Fri, Mar 09, 2018 - 12:00 PM - 03:15 PM

The purpose of this workshop is to promote and enhance understanding of the real, physiological injury of trauma, as well as the natural symptoms of post-traumatic impacts and the problematic emotional and behavioral challenges we see in survivors who have grown up in unsafe communities or homes. Psychological trauma is an actual injury, causing changes, or disruptions, in the functioning of the brain, heart, and nervous system. Trauma is an injury, yet it can heal… with the right types of support and replacement experiences.

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Play Therapy with Traumatized Children and Adolescents

Fri, Apr 27, 2018 - 12:00 PM - 03:15 PM

Children and adolescents who experience trauma often present with emotional dysregulation, poor coping skills, and challenging behavioral problems. Research supports the effectiveness of play therapy with children experiencing a wide variety of social, emotional, behavioral, and learning problems.

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