Date: 7/8/2020, 9:00 am—11:00 am
County: Alameda County
Location: DISTANCE LEARNING
Sponsor: WestCoast Children’s Clinic
Trauma informed care is critical and positive development in systems of care, understanding how poverty and racism impact foster children. While this lens moves us in the right direction, it is inadequate. This training introduces a concept of Healing Centered Engagement. By unpacking the missing elements in trauma informed lens, this training outlines and discusses 3 other critical elements to take into consideration when addressing trauma. Understanding trauma typically lead to efforts to eliminate the negative impacts of trauma, but true healing incorporates a lens that supports children and the adults who support them to imagine, envision, and act toward a life of flourishing.