We will explore the impact of trauma on adolescent and discuss strategies for supporting caregivers in understanding and responding to challenging behaviors and trauma reactions.
During this 2-hour presentation, Melissa Bernstein, PhD, will explore the impact of trauma on parenting. Dr. Bernstein will discuss strategies for helping parents both identify and respond to challenging behaviors exhibited by children exposed to trauma. The webinar is intended for professionals in child abuse prevention agencies working with and/or supporting caregivers of children exposed to trauma.
Audience: All Staff of child abuse prevention agencies – working with families and children exposed to trauma.
Cost: Free (provided through State-funded program, CalTrin)
Prepare in Advance:
To best prepare for this training, it is recommended that you review the following materials:
In her role at Rady Children’s Hospital San Diego, Melissa Bernstein, PhD, directs the Advancing California’s Trauma-Informed Systems (ACTS) and Trauma-Informed Licensing Team (TILT) Initiatives. Her research centers around supporting systems in planning for, implementing, and sustaining Trauma-Informed change that aligns with best practice and science.