Wed, Feb 12|
Fred Finch -Training Center
Neurodevelopment, Trauma and ACES: How Foster Youth May Be Affected
The training workshop will take a developmental approach, highlighting the impact of trauma.
Time & Location
Feb 12, 2020, 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM
Fred Finch -Training Center, 3800 Coolidge Ave, Oakland, CA 94602, USA
About the Event
Sonja Lenz-Rashid, PhD, LCSW
The training workshop will take a developmental approach, highlighting the impact of trauma on brain development and cognitive functioning at different stages of infancy, childhood, and adolescence. This course provides an overview of ACES, early brain development, and how complex trauma can affect such development. Attendees will learn about the impact of such trauma, as well as gain a deeper understanding on how it may show up in all relationships, symptoms, and behaviors.
- Knowledge of Neurodevelopment in Infancy, Childhood and Adolescence
- Knowledge of Trauma in Infancy, Childhood and Adolescence and outcomes of ACES
- Explore how Trauma impacts Neuropsychological Development and Functioning
- Identify 3 techniques supporting an individual’s healing from trauma in early childhood relationships
9:00 - 9:15Introductions and Training Objectives
9:15 - 10:15 Section I: Overview of Brain Development – Infancy, Childhood and Adolescence
10:15 - 11:00 Section II: Review of Complex Trauma and Maltreatment
11:00 - 11:45 Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACES) background
11:45 - 12:00 Video - Trauma and Foster Youth
12:00 - 12:15 BREAK (CEUs will not be issued for this time)
12:15 - 12: 45 Section III: Impact of Trauma on Brain Structure and Activity
12:45 - 1:00 Section IV: Impact of Trauma on Behavioral, Social, Emotional Functioning; Course Evaluations
This course meets the qualifications for (3.75) 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.