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Trauma and Grief Component Therapy for Adolescents (TGCTA) and Think Trauma Toolkit Training
Monday, January 13, 2014 - Thursday, January 16, 2014
The Center for Trauma Recovery and Juvenile Justice
Trauma and Grief Component Therapy for Adolescents (TGCTA) is an evidence-based group treatment program designed to reduce posttraumatic emotional and behavioral reactivity while improving pro-social skills and citizenship in adolescents exposed to multiple forms of trauma (e.g. community violence, family violence, child abuse), and loss (e.g. death of family or loved ones). Studies have shown that youth in the juvenile justice and child welfare systems are at particular risk for both trauma- and grief-related difficulties. The modular design of this program enables it to be customized for the needs of specific groups. The newly revised grief treatment module is aligned with forthcoming DSM-V definitions of Bereavement-Related Disorder and Traumatic Death. The training will provide instruction on the theory and research underlying the treatment model and then devote the bulk of the time to hands-on demonstration and practice of the core components and interventions. Break-out sessions will focus on adaptation of the program to specific populations and concrete steps to implement the program in the juvenile justice system, schools, and community-based programs.
Think Trauma: A training Curriculum for Staff in Juvenile Justice and Residential Settings is a modularized, skills-based, interactive, trauma-informed training curriculum for staff who directly work with youth in the juvenile justice and child welfare systems. The presentation contains four 60-90 minute modules that address the following general topics: 1) the relationship between trauma and delinquency; 2) the impact of traumatic stress on development; 3) survival coping strategies; and 4) organizational stress and vicarious trauma. The curriculum takes the participants on an exploratory journey of a youth's life. There are six case vignettes, and each subgroup of six participants is assigned to one youth. Each subgroup member is given some information about the youth, and the team will have to work together to identify the youth's traumas, trauma reminders, traumatic reactions, and their developmental impact in order to develop a safety plan that includes coping strategies.
To access the training application for the January 2014 training click here. We are requesting everyone who will be attending to please fill out the individual application including whether they will be a trainee or interested in becoming a trainer. The submission deadline is November 15, 2013.
Urban Youth Trauma Center, Institute for Juvenile Research
STRONG Families offers is a manualized individual family therapy program to help families with teens affected by community violence and exhibiting behavioral problems. Clinicians will be trained on the manual.
The APSAC Advanced Training Institutes are being held in conjunction with the 28th Annual San Diego International Conference on Child and Family Maltreatment. You must register separately for the APSAC Institutes and the San Diego Conference. This site is for the APSAC institutes only. Registration and housing information for the full conference can be found at www.sandiegoconference.org. Even if you are only registering to attend one of the APSAC Institutes, please be sure to complete your housing arrangements through the web site link indicated above.
You may only register to attend one Institute program. To register, please select the registration link at the bottom of this page.
Pre-registration deadline is January 17, 2014. After that, please register on-site. ________________________________________ APSAC Pre-Conference Institute #1 Monday, Jan. 27, 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m., lunch break on your own (7.5 Hours)
Advanced Issues in Child Sexual Abuse Debra Esernio-Jenssen, MD and Barbara Knox, MD ________________________________________ APSAC Pre-Conference Institute #2 Monday, Jan. 27, 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m., lunch break on your own (7.5 Hours)
Exploring Technology in the Forensic Interview and Managing Your Victim throughout Investigation & Prosecution in the Age of Technology Julie Kenniston, MSW, LSW and Detective Chris Kolcharno ________________________________________ APSAC Pre-Conference Institute #3 Monday, Jan. 27, 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m, lunch break on your own (7.5 Hours)
Take Two: Cognitive Processing - Advanced Clinical Strategies for CBT Trauma Therapist Monica Fitzgerald, PhD and Jessica Gorrono, MSW
Diagnostic Statistical Manual-5: Developmental Considerations and Clinical Implications for Young Children - Part II -
Wednesday, January 29, 2014
8:00AM PST/11:00AM EST
Learning Center for Child and Adolescent Trauma
National Center for Child Traumatic Stress
Presenters will discuss the implications of the changes in the DSM-5 as they relate to young children.
Presenters: Julie Larrieu, PhD, Tulane University; Chandra Ghosh-Ippen, PhD, University of California San Francisco
To View the Slides & Listen Online:
You must be enrolled in the Diagnostic Statistical Manual-5 Speaker Series, on the NCTSN Learning Center, in order to access this webinar and accompanying materials. Use the following course link to enroll now and to join the webinar on November 20: http://learn.nctsn.org/course/view.php?id=109
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