“Uncovering Trauma, Discovering Healing” training available September 1

A training on the impact of trauma on the brain is available for adolescent-serving agencies on September 1 from 9 am-12 pm at the Jacksonville Children’s Commission.

Space is limited. Register now. Continuing Education credits are available.

The “Uncovering Trauma, Discovering Healing” workshop will discuss childhood trauma and its effect on brain development. Participants will have the opportunity to learn about various healing methods for trauma experienced children and youth. The target audience includes: youth pastors, youth counselors, school social workers, after school program managers, and mentor coordinators who work with any child or youth living with adversity.

The training will include guest speakers who will discuss specific therapies, including:

  • Hippo Therapy (horses)
  • Biofeedback Therapy
  • Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
  • Hope at Hand – Art Therapy

This program is supported in part by the Northeast Florida Healthy Start Coalition with funding from U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, Administration for Children & Families, Family and Youth Services Bureau under the Personal Responsibility Education Program (PREP) (Grant No. 90AK0011). The training will be conducted by the JCC in conjunction with the Healthy Start Coalition and Jacksonville Area Sexual Minority Youth Network  (JASMYN).