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Wednesday, July 25,2018

Note: Preliminary Schedule.  Final schedule may include additional concurrent sessions, and some sessions may be moved to different time-slots.

Concurrent Sessions 8:30 AM-10:00 AM (Click on arrow for list of sessions and descriptions)

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An Overview of “Be the One:” A Locally Developed Resilience-Building Class for Parents – Michael Ritter, MPA, Domestic Violence Intervention of Lebanon County, Inc.; Holly Gonyea Dolan, MAT, Lebanon Family Health Services

Attachment and Biobehavioral Catch-Up: An Evidence-Based Home Visiting Model for Parents of Infants Who Have Experienced Adversity – Stevie Schein, Ph.D., University of Delaware

How Trauma Informed Care training is implemented at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and One Kind Word a trauma informed approach that can be used in any setting – Carol Murray, MSS, MLSP, Kristen Kohser, MSW, LSW, Denise Ramsden, MSN, RN, CNL, The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia

Working with Law Enforcement to Implement Trauma-Informed Systems – Justin Boardman, Boardman Training & Consulting

Mitigating the Trauma in Youth Encounters with law Enforcement – Marissa Meyers, MS, PHMC; Rhonda McKitten, Esq.; Sgt John Ross, Philadelphia Police Department

Trauma focused initiatives – An overview of the Pennsylvania Commission on Crime and Delinquency’s trauma initiatives and Implementation of TF-CBT with victims of human trafficking – Christina Cosgrove-Rooks, MS, PA Commission on Crime & Delinquency; Alea Cummings, MSW, LCSW, Philadelphia’s Children’s Alliance

Create, Destroy, Transform: An Art Oriented Approach Understanding Trauma Work – – Denise Wolf, MA, ATR-BC, ATCS, LPC, Mangata services

Trauma and the Body: Addressing Complex Trauma with Trauma Center Trauma Sensitive Yoga (TCTSY) – Ashley Sonson, LCSW,TCTSY-F, Center for Trauma and Embodiment (JRI-Boston)

Creating Trauma Sensitive Schools – A School District’s Journey – Amy Hunter, MSS, CSSW;Holly Corsanico, MA, Ed.S;Heather L. Ilconich, MSW, LCSW, Penberton Township Schools

Trauma, Toxic Stress, and the Impact on Learning – Wendy Turner, Mt. Pleasant Elementary School; Kirsten Olsen, Children & Families First

Collaborating to Build Resilience: Using Local Childhood Adversity & Youth Risk Behavior Data to Identify Community-Level Moderators – Biannon O’Connor, Ph.D. & Elizabeth Meeker, Psy.D, Coordinated Care Service, Inc

Talk after trauma: How do we use contact through talking to reduce stress? The SAVI model – Claudia Byram, Ph.D., CGP, Private Practice

Prioritizing Employee Well-being and Preventing Staff Burnout: Self Care, Compassion Fatigue, Secondary and Vicarious Trauma – Hasshan Batts, DHSc, LCSW & Ellen G. Smith, MD, FAAFP, Promise Neighborhoods of Lehigh Valley

Happy Teacher, Happy Class – Joseph Hammell, MA & Natalie Izzi, MA, Enlightened School Project

Responding to a School Crisis – Johanna Agnew, LPC; Iesha Brown-Pygatt; Tania Leonard, School District of Philadelphia

Mitigating the Effects of the Trauma of Addiction within the Family System – Jennifer Bellot, PhD., RN, MHSA, CNE, LaSalle University; Patricia Kinkle, MSW, LSW, Court Apponied Special Advocate (CASA), Philadelphia

Trauma-Informed Supervision: Promoting Healthier, More Responsive Communities through Technology, Transparency, and Community-building Practices – Joseph Foderaro /Eda Kauffman  Sanctuary Institute 

Optional Self-Care Sessions 10:00 AM- 10:30 AM

Interprofessional Module 3 10:30 AM- 12:00 PM

Lunch 12:00 PM- 12:45 PM

Conference Closing Address 1:00-2:30 PM