Effectively Addressing Trauma in Healthy Relationship Education
Childhood trauma impacts growth and success in all areas of a young person’s life, including their capacity to form and maintain healthy relationships. How do we most effectively address the needs of traumatized youth in relationship skills programs? First, everyone in an organization needs to understand trauma, including administrators, supervisors and instructors. Then, we need to provide young people relief from distressing experiences by teaching them effective skills to calm and manage their emotions. ??Learn some modest yet proven programmatic changes that will enhance your organization’s effectiveness with young people who have experienced adversity in their childhoods. Presenters: Carolyn Rich Curtis, PhD, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and Founder of the Relationship Skills Center in Sacramento, CA
Who should attend: Relationship educators, relationship, marriage, and fatherhood grant managers, runaway and homeless youth workers, pregnancy prevention staff, Extension agents, Community Action Agency staff, Social Workers, Foster Families, Head Start caseworkers, Juvenile Justice caseworkers and all who work with at-risk youth.
When: Wednesday, March 9, 2016, 4:00 pm Eastern/1:00 pm Pacific
Duration: 60 minutes