Trauma Informed Care Workshop Series in Mat Su



Date:   Saturday, January 17, 2015
Time:   9:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m.

Trauma Informed Care Workshop Series in Mat Su

“Understanding Trauma

Saturday, January 17, 2015. 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

9:00-11:30 a.m. Trauma 101: General overview of trauma developed by the National Traumatic Stress Network presented by ACRF staff.
11:30-12:00 Networking Lunch (provided for pre-registrants)
12:00-2:00 p.m. Historical Trauma and the Indian Child Welfare Act: Penny Westing from Chickaloon Traditional Village Council.
2:15-3:30 p.m. Panel of Tribal Representatives: Gwen Emel- Cook Inlet Tribal Council, Geraldine Nicholi- Knik Tribal Council, and Penny Westing - Chickaloon Traditional Village Council.
3:30-4:00 p.m. Cultural Closing Activity: Featuring Paul Pike from Qalipu Mi'kmaq First Nation, Newfoundland Canada.

Held at the North Bowl Conference Room on the Palmer-Wasilla Highway

Other workshops in the series will be from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at North Bowl

February 21st: What’s Underneath the Behavior (Staff from thread)

April 11th: Connecting Before Correcting (Brenda Ursel & Olivia Shears)

May 9th: Special Issues when Working with Teens (Lori Houston & Brad Holl)

About this series:   This workshop series is intended for resource families (including foster, relative and adoptive families) as well as agency and tribal staff, and the general community. There is no charge for this event and lunch will be provided for pre-registrants. Resource parents can receive up to 7 hours of training for participation in each workshop.

There is no charge for this event and lunch will be provided for pre-registrants. Foster parents can receive up to 7 hours of training for participation but no travel stipends or childcare is available.

Sponsored by the Alaska Center for Resource Families
Funded through the Mat Su Health Foundation

For more information or to pre-register, contact Betsy at ACRF 376-4678 or email bwoodin@nwresource.org.

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