DESCRIPTION: 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.
Rita Mathis, LCSW
Bio: Rita Mathis is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker who has been in the mental health field for over thirty years. She provided groups at the Partnership Against Domestic Violence to victims to help them understand the continuum of violence and red flags in relationships. She taught classes for the Family Violence Intervention Program is Savannah which works with Perpetrators of Domestic Violence to help stop the cycle of violence. She is passionate about helping clients address mental health issues that negatively impact their lives. She also provides supervision to new clinicians to ensure that they are competent in the services that they provide to their clients.
Brittany Phillips, LAPC
Bio: Brittany Phillips is a Licensed Associate Professional Counselor and trainer at CHRIS 180. She attended Mercer University and earned her Master’s degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling. During her time at Mercer, Brittany studied abroad in India and presented in an international cultural conference. Brittany has been a therapist at CHRIS 180 for the past three years and practices from a trauma-informed approach. Her areas of interest include working with teens and adults on issues related to trauma, grief and loss, and attachment. She has completed basic training in EMDR.
Date: September 4 – 5, 2018 REGISTER HERE (THROUGH SHOPPING CART ONLY)
TIME: 9:00am – 4:30pm (Day 1); 9:00 – 3:00 (Day 2)
LOCATION: CHRIS 180’s Main Office – CHRIS Training Institute; 1017 Fayetteville Road, Suite B, Atlanta,
GA 30316 (FREE PARKING)
CEU: 10 Core CEU hours have been approved by NASW-GA