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Trauma-Informed Care

June 21 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm


Learn to understand and recognize trauma and secondary trauma and to utilize trauma-informed care approaches. This course is presented by Marcie Timmerman & Hannah Brosnan, Trauma-Informed Care Trainers certified by the Kentucky DBHDID.

Through this webinar, participants will:

  • Understand an overview of trauma, traumatic stress and prevalence.
  • Recognize the impact of trauma exposure on brain and body development and functioning.
  • Learn the impact of exposure to early childhood trauma across the lifespan.
  • Realize the toll of trauma exposure on professional providers and learn strategies to attenuate negative impacts.
  • Be able to utilize Trauma-Informed Care approaches in prevention and intervention responses.
  • Appreciate the importance of resilience and identify activities to build resilience.

Kentucky currently has nine Coordinated Specialty Care (CSC) teams across the state, serving young people with or at risk of First Episode Psychosis (FEP). These teams are called iHOPE (Helping Others Pursue Excellence).

This training is made possible by Bipartisan Safer Communities Act (BSCA) funds through Kentucky Department for Behavioral Health, Developmental and Intellectual Disabilities. Attendance is free.


June 21
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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