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Mon, Mar 29


Online Event

Generational Trauma

Nicole Klasey, Psy.D., & Nola Brantley

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Generational Trauma
Generational Trauma

Time & Location

Mar 29, 2021, 9:30 AM – 4:30 PM

Online Event

About the Event

Nicole Klasey, Psy.D., & Nola Brantley

Training Description

Working with foster youth can be challenging given the generational patterns of trauma, poverty, incarceration, etc. So, it’s essential for providers to understand generational trauma and how to work with foster youth from a generational perspective. Without this perspective, we can have unrealistic expectations for youth and their families and encounter barriers to engagement. Providers will learn strategies to support youth with generational patterns of trauma within their families.

Learning Objective

  • Participants will be able to define generational trauma.
  • Participants will be able to identify at least one reason a family member may not acknowledge a youth’s trauma
  • Participants will be able to describe the unintended consequences when providers only serve the youth and not the family as a whole


9:30am-9:40am Welcome and introductions

9:40am-10:30am Current understandings of generational trauma

10:30am-10:45am Break (CEUs will not be issued for this time)

10:45am-12:30pm Current understandings of generational trauma

12:30pm-1:30pm Lunch (CEUs will not be issued for this time)

1:30pm-3:00pm Examples of generational trauma

3:00pm-3:15pm Break (CEUs will not be issued for this time)

3:15pm-4:15pm strategies to address generational trauma

4:15pm-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.

Nola Brantley, CEO & Founder of Nola Brantley Speaks has become nationally recognized as a powerful Survivor voice for the issue of child sex trafficking through her moving and information packed public speaking. Her hard work and perpetual vigilance has brought both focus and concrete resources to this chronically underserved and largely unrecognized population of victimized youth. Nola’s approach aims to be holistic!

This course meets the qualifications for (5.5) BBS CEUs for LCSWs and MFTs as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences & is provided by Fred Finch Youth Center, CAMFT Provider #045295.

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