Trauma Conference Focuses on Helping Kids Heal: WHYY

The city’s first conference to train professionals to work with children who have experienced trauma was hosted last week by the University’s Community and Trauma Counseling program, WHYY reported July 21.

Some 400 professionals attended the first Greater Philadelphia Trauma Training Conference on the East Falls campus, including those in juvenile justice, health care and education, said Jeanne Felter, director of the master’s program. “The goal is really to have all of these people working across systems and—collaboratively—to really improve outcomes for children,” she said.

Read more coverage from the meeting here.

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