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The conference aims to develop and build trauma knowledge and competencies across disciplines, professions and workforce sectors including:

  • Medical/Healthcare
  • Young Children (ages 0-5)
  • K-12 Schools and Systems
  • Justice System
  • Child Welfare
  • Higher Education
  • Community Members (Caregivers, Parents, Block Captains, among others)
  • Philanthropic Supporters
  • Faith Based (Leaders, Organizations: Will attend the day 1 workshops with those in the community track)
  • Policy Makers and Advocates (Will attend the day 1 workshops which best align with their duties and interests)

Day 1 of the Conference
Monday, July 23, 2018

Morning Session:

Participants will engage in  discipline-specific trauma training workshops alongside peers and experts in their professional discipline / domain. Participants will choose from one of the following discipline-specific learning tracks

  1. Young Child (0-5)*
  2. K-12 Education (K12)
  3. Medicine/Health (MED)
  4. Clinical Mental Health (MH)
  5. Justice System (JS)
  6. Child Welfare(WEL)
  7. Philanthropy (PHIL)
  8. Community and Faith Based (COM)

*The Young Child (0-5) track is appropriate for providers invested in the social-emotional health of children ages 0-5, including early interventionists, child care providers, infant mental health clinicians, and pediatricians.
**Policy Makers and Advocates will have the opportunity to indicate which of the above learning tracks best align with their professional duties.

Day one Schedule

Concurrent Sessions: Days 2 and 3 of the Conference
Tuesday and Wednesday, July 24 and 25, 2018

Participants will be exposed to innovative trauma practice models, applications, special topics/populations, poster sessions, self-care sessions and more.  Sessions will be interprofessional.  Three groups of concurrent sessions will be held, allowing flexibility of scheduling and exposure to a wide range of topics and materials.

Day two schedule

Day three schedule

Interprofessional Afternoon Sessions (Days 1-3 of Conference):

Participants will engage in interprofessional case conceptualization and practice. Participants will emerge with enhanced trauma knowledge and skills, with a greater understanding of the role of other professions in integrated care, and with increased motivation and capacity to apply learning in practice.

Continuing Education credits/hours will be offered.  CE information will be added as Applications for Credit are approved