Jan
17
8:00 AM08:00

A Trauma Informed Approach to Discipline with Foster and Adoptive Children

Families with adoptive and foster children sometimes struggle to understand and support their children because these children react differently than biological children and the problem behaviors they exhibit do not fit the experience of the fostering or adopting parents. This training will help participants understand why many of these children may view and react to people and events in ways that may seem unusual, exaggerated, or irrational.

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Nov
14
6:00 PM18:00

Trauma-Informed Parenting

  • Southwest Family Advocacy Center (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

With the increase in knowledge of trauma, there is a greater understanding in the need to shift to a trauma informed parenting style to assist children in the healing process. Trauma Informed Parenting is a 3-hour course designed to assist attendees in developing the skill set to parent their child(ren) post-trauma, specifically children who have been sexually abused. Through this course, parents will gain basic understanding of the neurobiology of trauma, the emotional needs of children post-trauma, and basic parenting skills that will assist in their child(ren)’s healing. The cost of this training is $10/ attendee.

Course Objectives:

Attendees will be able to define trauma and will gain an understanding of the threat response system.

Attendees will have a basic understanding the there levels of safety and primary neuro-functions of the threat response system.

Attendees will be able to make sense of behavioral symptomology and gain multiple parenting techniques to address behavioral symptomology.

Attendees will gain understanding the emotional needs of children who have been through adverse experiences and how to parent these needs, specifically as it pertains to children who were sexually abused.

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Nov
13
to Nov 15

Certified Clinical Trauma Specialist

  • Arizona Trauma Institute (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

The Certified Clinical Trauma Specialist – Family (CCTS-F) course presented by Robert Rhoton, Psy.D., LPC, D.A.A.E.T.S. is designed using evidenced-based leading edge interventions and protocols that clinicians can immediately implement to augment their work treating survivors of trauma within a family context. This course is taught using demonstrations, role play, simulations, and the utilization of a clinician intervention implementation format. The Certified Clinical Trauma Specialist – Family (CCTS-F) course examines the (dynamic elements/active ingredients) of trauma treatment, allowing the learner to increase their effectiveness with any model of family treatment in which they have training. The (dynamic elements/active ingredients) approach will aid clinicians in addressing and resolving client and family traumatic stress even when other primary diagnoses are present. The design and implementation of treatment can have a powerful transformational effect that rapidly accelerates treatment.

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Oct
24
5:00 PM17:00

Understanding the Impact of In Utero Substance Exposure Part 1

Develop a better understanding and comprehension of the impact of in-utero substance exposure on neurodevelopment, sensory needs, and attachment with children. Learn ways to help children who have been exposed in-utero through caring for their whole needs, such as sensory integration, understanding behavior and ways to effectively discipline, and needs unique to these children.

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Sep
26
8:00 AM08:00

Understanding the Effects of In Utero Substances on Children

Develop a better understanding and comprehension of the impact of in-utero substance exposure on neurodevelopment, sensory needs, and attachment with children preschool age through adolescence. Learn ways to help children who have been exposed in-utero through caring for their whole needs, such as sensory integration, understanding behavior and ways to effectively discipline, and needs unique to these children.

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