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Understanding the effects of trauma and neglect

  • Spring Arbor University 2620 Horizon Drive Southeast Suite 200 Grand Rapids, MI, 49546 United States (map)

Course Description:

In the field of child welfare, trauma, neglect and loss are consistently present.  Understanding how these experiences effect the children coming into care, and their families (past and present) is important as professionals work to achieve goals of permanency.  This training is meant to help workers understand the developmental effects of trauma and neglect, how this impacts children and parents, as well as how being exposed to these memories and situations affect families and professionals.  The training will include hands on activities and exercises that help the worker to understand the effects of trauma and loss, as well as develop self-care plans for themselves and the families who are impacted by traumatic pasts.

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CE Value (credits): 3
CE Type: Standard


Spring Arbor University

Contact Information:
Peter Lauber

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