Time: 9:00 a.m.- 4:30 p.m. (Day 1)
9:00 a.m.- 3:00 p.m. (Day 2)
Location: CHRIS 180’s Main Office – CHRIS Training Institute
1017 Fayetteville Road, Suite B
Atlanta, GA 30316
CEU: 10 Core CEU hours have been approved through LPCA of GA and applied for through NASW
Trainer: Jennifer Packard, LCSW
The purpose of this training is to provide professionals with a comprehensive understanding of trauma and the impact of child and adolescent trauma/complex trauma on multiple domains ( Neurobiology, Physiology, Attachment, Affect Regulation, Behavioral Control, Cognition, Memory, Dissociation and Self Concept). Participants will learn and/or review DSM 5 Trauma and Stressor Related Disorders. Participants will gain the knowledge, skills, and values needed to provide comprehensive trauma assessments and build competency in completing the trauma assessment component of the Comprehensive Child and Family Assessments (CCFA). Participants will be trained to use UCLA PTSD RI, CATS (Child and Adolescent Trauma Screening), Life Events Checklist (LEC) and PTSD Checklist (PC-L) assessment tools, complete a written report of assessment, and make recommendations.
About the Trainer:
Jen Packard is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with nine years of experience. She is the Clinical Supervisor of Trauma-Informed Care, therapist, and trainer for CHRIS 180. She is the Project Director for the Trauma STARs in Schools project, funded by Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) and National Child Traumatic Stress Network (NCTSN). She is certified in Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT). She is trained in the Attachment, Regulation, and Competency (ARC), Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR), Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), Prolonged Exposure (PE), and The Seven Challenges for adolescent substance abuse. In addition to these evidence-based models, Jen practices from the paradigms of interpersonal neurobiology, attachment, and mindfulness-based psychotherapy. She incorporates play therapy and art therapy principles and techniques in her work. Jen earned her BFA in Contemporary Dance from University of North Carolina School of the Arts in 1999 and earned her MS in Social Work from Columbia University School of Social Work in 2008.