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Understanding Trauma - Level 2 - Self Care (Des Moines)
Thursday, October 31, 2019, 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM CST
Category: Training

Understanding Trauma: Level 2 - Self Care

Trainers: Tracey Jennings and Nikki Thomson

Description: This course will review lifespan consequences of trauma on an individual/community and staff’s role as protectors and educators.  Participants will learn what can happen to them as they operate in highly stressful environments and how to take care of themselves.  They will also learn how to engage in and explore concrete processes to stabilize attachment, develop safe relationships and effective emotional management.

LOCATION INFO:
Polk County River Place (Room 1A)
2309 Euclid Avenue
Des Moines, IA 50310 
 

Registration will begin at 8:30 AM. Training will start promptly at 9:00 AM. Lunch is on your own.

Please note: Priority seating is provided to staff working within one of the DHS child welfare contracts, including: Community Care; Group Foster Care; Family Safety, Risk, and Permanency (FSRP); Child Welfare Emergency Services (CWES): Aftercare Services; Supervised Apartment Living (SAL); Recruitment, Retention, Training and Support Services (RRTS); Parent Partners; Foster Care Youth Council. If you do not work within one of the child welfare contracts with the State, you may be bumped from the course and placed on a wait list.


At each training, participants will receive a certificate of completion based on the hours attended. For more information, please click here.

If you have questions regarding seating for the training or if you are unable to participate for any reason, please contact Stephanie Strom at [email protected].

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Contact: [email protected]