In Part 1 of this 3-part series, we’ll discuss what Complex Trauma is, with the ultimate goal of learning tips, tricks and strategies that can help Foster, Adoptive and Kinship parents to discover the best treatment approach.
Historical and InterGenerational Trauma Part 2 (35 Minutes)
In Part 2 of this 3-part series, we’ll dive into the topic of Historical/Intergenerational Trauma, with the ultimate goal of learning tips, tricks and strategies that can help Foster, Adoptive and Kinship parents identify treatment options.
The Good News: What You Do Matters, A Discussion with Dr. Bessel van der Kolk (.75 Hour)
This discussion was first published as part of the NFPA 2021 Education Conference, entitled ‘Forward: Hope. Care. Change’, and will center around Dr. van der Kolk’s book, ‘The Body Keeps the Score: Brain, Mind and Body in the Healing of Trauma‘.
Building Relationships Filled w/ Hope with Amanda Cruce, Tecoria Jones, Jennifer Rhodes, & Kara Georgi (50 Minutes)
It is always better for children and youth to remain with their birth families if it is safe to do so. When foster care is necessary, the goal is to provide a temporary safe, stable, and nurturing environment for children and adolescents while actively seeking and supporting reunification with their families.