Mon, Mar 25|
Strategies to Assess Familial History of Trauma and Resilience of System Involved Youth
Nicole Kelly, Psy.D., & Nancy Acosta
Time & Location
Mar 25, 2024, 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM PDT
About the Event
Nicole Kelly, Psy.D. & Nancy Acosta
As we grow in our understanding of trauma and adversity we are recognizing how common it is. It’s important for us to not only understand the trauma and resilience of youth we work with, but it’s also important we understand it within the context of their family. This training will provide you with strategies to assess familial trauma and adversity as well as resilience.
• Participants will be able to identify one strategy to assess familial trauma and adversity
• Participants will be able to identify one strategy to assess familial resilience
• Participants will be able to complete a venogram with youth
1:00-1:15pm Welcome and Introductions
1:15-3:00pm Trauma assessment
· When to screen for trauma
· Culture and trauma
· Trauma timeline
· Trauma assessments kids
· Trauma assessments adults
3:00-3:15pm Break (CE hours will not be offered for this time)
3:15pm-4:45pm Resilience assessment
· Defining resilience
· Positive childhood experiences
· Resilience graph
· Familial resilience
· Resiliency assessments kids
· Resiliency assessments adults
Meet Our Trainer
Nicole Kelly 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.
Nancy Acosta is a bilingual therapist who has 7 years of experience working with trauma at a sexual assault center. She has provided services to children and adults in various settings including outpatient community mental health centers, college counseling centers, crisis centers, and in an integrated behavioral health setting. She has completed training in Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing Therapy as well as Cognitive Processing Therapy. She has experience providing training and supervision to doctoral level graduate students in trauma related topics including crisis intervention, vicarious trauma, and grounding techniques. In addition to developing a training manual for a student training program at a rape and crisis center, she also has experience supervising practicum students and providing support to staff and advocates. Nancy has experience working as a behavioral health consultant with multidisciplinary staff to improve recognition, treatment and management of behavioral problems and conditions.
This course meets the qualifications for (3.75) BBS CE hours 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.