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Free Trauma-Informed Care Learning Series

The Illinois Primary Health Care Association (IPHCA) is partnering with the National Council for Behavioral Health to provide three FREE webinars on trauma-informed care.  We want this to be available to all interested providers in Illinois.  The information on the webinars and link to register is below.  Please let me know if you have any questions.  Thanks!

 

 

Trauma-Informed Care Learning Series

Dates: January 30, February 20 & March 12, 2019

Time: 10:00 – 11:30 a.m.

Location: Webinar

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About the Training

Webinar #1 – Intro to Trauma–Informed Approaches

Date: January 30, 2019

Time: 10:00-11:30 a.m. (Central)

  • Understanding Trauma
  • What is it?
  • Prevalence of trauma
  • Impact of trauma
  • Adverse Childhood Experiences study
  • Impact of trauma on the brain
  • Paradigm shift – changing the question from “What’s wrong with you?” to “What happened to you?”
  • Specific focus on Substance Use Disorder

Webinar #2 – Assessing and Treating Trauma

Date: February 20, 2019

Time: 10:00-11:30 a.m. (Central)

  • 7 Domains Trauma–Informed Primary Care
  • Building a Trauma Screening Practice
  • Education, Inquiry, Response
  • Trauma–Specific Clinical Interventions

Webinar #3 – Becoming a Trauma–Informed FQHC: Successes in Implementation

Date: March 12, 2019

Time: 10:00-11:30 a.m. (Central)

  • Trauma–Informed approaches for organizational change
  • Successes from the field featuring FQHCs with experience implementing and practicing a trauma informed care approach
  • Question and Answer

Speaker

Elizabeth Guroff, MA, LCMFT, Director Trauma–Informed Services, National Council for Behavioral Health

Elizabeth is a Licensed Clinical Marriage and Family Therapist with over 20 years of experience in the Behavioral Health field as both a clinician and administrator. Elizabeth has worked in a range of clinical settings from Treatment Foster Care and In-Home Treatment programs to Outpatient Mental Health, Private practice and Community-based adult services to a variety of residential settings for children and adults. In all of those settings, Elizabeth has provided direct clinical services and provided clinical supervision and direction in all of those areas. Most recently, Elizabeth was the COO of a large mental health provider in Montgomery County, Maryland, where she oversaw and directed the implementation of TIC practices across the entire Agency as well as was the clinical supervisor at a behavioral health clinic in Columbia, Maryland.

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