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.
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Neurodevelopment, Trauma and ACES: How Foster Youth May Be Affected

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

Training Description

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.

Learning Objectives

  • 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

Agenda

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.

Registration is Closed

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