Shelter From the Storm

Shelter from the Storm
Working Together to Provide Safe and Trauma-Sensitive Service for Families with Young Children who Experience Domestic Violence and Other Forms of Trauma

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Thursday, May 10th, 12:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
and Friday, May 11th, 8:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Crowne Plaza
1901 University Blvd NE, Albuquerque, NM map

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Last day to register is May 4, 2012. First 25 registrants will receive a prize the day of the event!

Thursday, May 10th
12:30 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. - Registration

1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. - "Working Collaboratively with Families"
Keynote and workshop with Betsy McAlister Groves, MSW, LICSW, Founding Director of the Child Witness to Violence Project at Boston Medical Center and author of "Children Who See Too Much: Lessons from the Child Witness to Violence Project" and "Hope and Healing: A Caregiver's Guide to Helping Young Children Affected by Trauma".

Friday, May 11th
8:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. - "Working Collaboratively with Families"
A continuation of the workshop with Betsy McAlister Groves

10:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. - Breakout Sessions

Betsy McAlister Groves: TBA
Jeanne DuRivage: "Trauma and Sensory Processing"
Beth Gillia and Deborah Harris: "Where the Law and Practice Intersect"
Mary Zaremba: "Supporting Growth, Competence and Relationship through Reflective Practices with Supervision"
Amy McConnell Franklin: "Emotional Intelligence Embodied: Fostering the skills of self awareness, self management and self direction"

11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. - Lunch Provided

1:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. - World Cafe - Collaborative Efforts

Important Information:

The event is free for people from any of the sponsoring organizations*. Limited travel stipends will be available - please send requests to mbrenner@salud.unm.edu. Deadline for stipend application is April 6th.

CEU's for social work and counseling are available for this training. OT and SLP CEU's are pending.

Click HERE for hotel accommodations at the Crowne Plaza. Special rates apply if reserved by April 19th.

*A collaborative effort between CYFD: Home Visiting, Head Start Collaboration Unit and Domestic Violence Unit, DOH Family Infant Toddler Program, the New Mexico Coalition Against Domestic Violence, and in association with the UNM Center for Development and Disability.

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