Trauma Informed Practice
Registration: 8:30 a.m.
DESCRIPTION : A significant majority of children and adults that become involved in our social service and behavioral health systems have been affected by trauma. Trauma can have a lasting impact on the well-being and functioning of children, adults and their families. For child welfare and behavioral health professionals, the ability to understand the effects of trauma on children, adults and families whom they serve, and to identify and address the specific trauma related needs of those children, adults and families, is critical to effective case and treatment planning and providing services to improve their lives.
This two day workshop defines trauma and its impact on the children, adults and families that are involved in child welfare and behavioral health service systems. Those attending will learn skills in integrating trauma informed case practice and trauma-sensitive interventions into their practice. The NEW Partnership and the Behavioral Health Training Partnership are partnering to present Trauma Informed Practice.
GOALS:To educate child welfare and behavior health professionals about the impact of trauma on the development and behavior of children and adults
To educate child welfare and behavioral health professionals about when and how to intervene directly in a trauma-sensitive manner through strategic interventions, referrals and providing trauma informed case practice
To ensure that children and adults have access to timely, quality, and effective trauma-focused interventions and a case planning processes that supports resilience in long-term healing and recovery.
COURSE OBJECTIVES:Participants will be able to understand the term traumatic stress and know what types of experiences constitute trauma.
TARGET AUDIENCE: The intended audience includes professionals in child welfare (child protective services and juvenile justice). The training is designed to have a mix of child welfare and behavioral health professional participants.
- Foster Parents
Intertribal Child Welfare Training Partnership - UW-Milwaukee Child Welfare Partnership - Southern Partnership - Western Wisconsin Partnership - Wisconsin Child Welfare Professional Development System - Behavioral Health Training Partnership - University of Wisconsin-Green Bay
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