Date: 3/7/2017, 9:30 am—12:30 pm
County: Alameda County
Location: San Leandro
Sponsor: A Better Way, Inc.
Trauma informed care emphasizes safety, collaboration, choice, and empowerment, involving services and interventions that are relationally rich and developmentally appropriate. Trauma-informed care also ventures to minimize the impact of past trauma and, further, avoid any additional re-traumatization on the child and systems within which the child is nested through the singular aim to understand the impact and current expressions of trauma on the child’s life. Finally, trauma-informed care promotes insight into the interplay of a dynamic understanding of the protective factors and risk factors that may support and/or obstruct positive treatment outcomes and optimal resiliency.
- Describe trauma-informed care and 5 principles of trauma-informed care.
- Identify 2 of [added number to be measurable] the often-misunderstood effects trauma can have on a child’s development, behaviors, and/or functioning.
- Articulate at least 5 protective factors and 5 risk factors that influence treatment outcomes and resiliency.