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Tue, Dec 21


Online Event

Impact of Trauma on Faith with a Focus on Christianity

Nicole Klasey, Psy.D.

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Impact of Trauma on Faith with a Focus on Christianity
Impact of Trauma on Faith with a Focus on Christianity

Time & Location

Dec 21, 2021, 1:30 PM – 4:30 PM

Online Event

About the Event

Nicole Klasey, Psy.D.

Training Description

When system-involved youth experience trauma it can impact not only their emotional, relational and physical health but it can also impact their spiritual health. Youth may find themselves turning away from religion or turning towards it. Given that religion and spirituality are important aspects of many lives, it’s important for social service providers to learn how trauma impacts one’s relationship with God, spiritual practices, and engagement in their spiritual communities.

Learning Objective

1. Discuss the impact trauma can have on system-involved youths’ faith

2. Discuss the impact trauma can have on one’s engagement in their spiritual community

3. Identify at least 1 strategy to support system-involved youth whose faith is impacted by trauma


1:30-1:45pm  Introduction

1:45-3:00pm Trauma’s impact on faith

3:00-3:15pm  Break (CEUs will not be offered during this time)

3:15-4:15pm  Trauma’s impact on faith & strategies to support youth

4:15-4:30pm  Closing and evals

Meet Our Trainers

Nicole Klasey is a clinical psychologist who has worked with trauma survivors for 14 years. She currently consults with agencies on trauma-informed care, programming for commercially sexually exploited youth, vicarious trauma, and leadership development. Nicole has been training multidisciplinary audiences on trauma-related topics since 2015 and provides guest lectures at local universities on human trafficking.

This course meets the qualifications for (2.75) BBS CEUs for LCSWs, LMFTs, LPCCs, and LEPs as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences & is provided by Fred Finch Youth Center, CAMFT Provider #045295.

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