Trauma-Informed Care 101: Understanding Your Role in Creating a Trauma-Informed Environment
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December 14, 2022
During this webinar, the presenter will provide an overview of trauma-informed care and how it has been applied across child and family-service settings. The presentation will define trauma and trauma-informed care and discuss the specific steps to creating a trauma-informed approach, highlighting the role that the participants can specifically play in this transformation. These steps include creating a culture shift at the organizational level, creating a safe environment for staff and clients, addressing secondary traumatic stress at the individual and organizational level, and implementing specific tasks within your organizational scope. Participants will be encouraged to identify ways they can personally implement some of these practices in their role.
- Define a trauma-informed approach
- Describe the steps to creating a trauma-informed agency
- Outline the core principles of trauma-informed care within an agency setting
- Identify ways in which they can apply trauma-informed principles within their specific role
Who should attend: Staff of family resource centers, child abuse prevention councils, and other child and family-serving organizations.
TRAINING MATERIALS & RESOURCES:
- Presentation Deck (3 slides/page)
- Presentation Deck (1 slide/page)
- Trapped on an Escalator (2:04)
- Brené Brown on Empathy (2:53)
- SAMHSA’s Concept of Trauma and Guidance for a Trauma-Informed Approach
MEET THE SPEAKER
Lisa Conradi, Psy.D. is the Executive Director at the Chadwick Center for Children and Families at Rady Children’s Hospital – San Diego. In this role, she oversees all programming at the Chadwick Center, a children’s advocacy center which houses one of the largest trauma treatment centers in the nation. She has significant experience in the field of child trauma and in supporting service systems to become more trauma-informed. She has led implementation of trauma-focused evidence-based practices for children, adolescents, and their families and the development of resources designed to help systems become trauma-informed. She is a licensed clinical psychologist and is trained on evidence-based trauma-focused treatment practices, including Trauma-Focused Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT) and Child-Parent Psychotherapy (CPP). Dr. Conradi received her undergraduate degree in Psychology from the University of California, Davis and her graduate degree in Clinical Psychology from the California School of Professional Psychology in San Diego, California. She is co-author of the recent book, Trauma-Informed Assessment with Children and Adolescents: Strategies to Support Clinicians.