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Announcing CWLA's 2005 Teleconference Series: Building a Trauma-Informed Child Welfare System
The 2005 series includes five sessions from January to May, focused on child trauma. Specifically, we will discuss the developmental impact of child trauma; how knowledge of child trauma can enhance child welfare practice in various settings, such as schools and residential treatment centers; and evidence-based child trauma interventions that can be used to treat child sexual abuse. Presenters are nationally recognized experts and members of the National Child Traumatic Stress Network, which is committed to improving access and increasing the standard of care for traumatized children and families.
The subject of the first call on January 20, 2:00-3:30 p.m. EST, is the impact of traumatic stress on children. The call will feature presenters Donna Humbert and Lekethia Sanford, both with the Trauma Intervention Center for Children and Adolescents in Nashville. Humbert and Sanford will provide information on normal trauma responses, define post-traumatic stress disorder and complex trauma, and illustrate how children manifest complex trauma in their behavior and emotions.
To register for any of the teleconferences, visit www.cwla.org/conferences/2005teleconference-coc.htm.
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