The Leadership Center at the Children’s Institute, Inc. and the National Child Traumatic Stress Network will be presenting Trauma-Informed Care: A National Conference for Helping Professionals on October 17, 2014, at the Sheraton Universal Hotel in Universal City, California. The announcement indicates that registration can be done here, but at the time of the post, the registration link does not exist.
The focus will be on the latest about trauma-informed practice in child welfare and children’s mental health. Lectures and workshop topics will include:
- The science of health and happiness by Dr. Emma Seppala from the Center for Compassion and Altruism Research and Education, Stanford University
- Integrative treatment of complex trauma and using mindfulness for treatment and self-care by Dr. John Briere, from the Keck School of Medicine and Adolescent Trauma Training Center at the University of Southern California.
- Trauma and stress and its impact on the body
- Culture and trauma
- Increasing culturally competent practices among providers