Training Opportunities

2018

Male Victims: The Impact of Trauma on Masculinity

Wednesday, April 18, 2018
9:00 am4:00 pm
Santa Clara, CA
Male Victims: The Impact of Trauma on Masculinity

Presented by Gimel Rogers, Psy.D.

This course will define trauma, outline the effects of trauma on children with emphasis on male children, explore multicultural considerations of abuse, identify appropriate assessment techniques, and implement self-care strategies.

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Male Victims: The Impact of Trauma on Masculinity

Thursday, April 19, 2018
9:00 am4:00 pm
Monterey, CA
Male Victims: The Impact of Trauma on Masculinity

Presented by Gimel Rogers, Psy.D.

This course will define trauma, outline the effects of trauma on children with emphasis on male children, explore multicultural considerations of abuse, identify appropriate assessment techniques, and implement self-care strategies.

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Child Forensic Interview Training (CFIT)

Monday, April 23, 20188:00 amThursday, April 26, 20185:00 pm
Orange, CA
Child Forensic Interview Training (CFIT)

The Child Forensic Interview Training for California is a three-day introductory course intended for new child forensic interview specialists. This course will introduce child forensic interviewing within the context of multidisciplinary team investigations; interviewer and team responsibilities; interview models and techniques; child development of language and cognition as it applies to interviewing; disclosure dynamics; childhood trauma as it relates to interviewing. Experiential exercises and role-play activities are interwoven throughout the three-day training. Video of actual interviews will be shown whenever possible. Completion of this course does not certify you to conduct child forensic interviews, consult your County CAC/MDIT for local requirements.

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Child Sexual Abuse Treatment: Special Populations

Tuesday, April 24, 2018
9:00 am4:00 pm
Redding, CA
Child Sexual Abuse Treatment: Special Populations

Presented by David Love, LMFT.
Co-sponsored by CAPSAC.

This workshop will focus on treatment of juvenile sexual offenders and male victims of sexual abuse. It will examine screening and assessment tools and explain how to use them with a range of sexual behaviors. The morning session will focus on treatment for juvenile offenders, and how to separate normal sexual exploration and sexual reactivity from sexual exploitation. The afternoon session will discuss treatment and disclosure dynamics for male victims.

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WEBINAR FULL: Working with Complex Trauma Part 2

Wednesday, May 2, 2018
2:00 pm
Online
WEBINAR FULL: Working with Complex Trauma Part 2

Thank you for your interest! This webinar is at capacity. Please check back after the event to view the recording.

Presented by Dr. Lisa Conradi, Conradi Consulting

This webinar is a follow up to last year’s popular webinar on complex trauma, its dynamics, and how they might manifest during a child’s interactions with the child welfare system. Lisa Conradi, PsyD has multiple years of experience in the field of child trauma and in supporting service systems in their efforts to become more trauma-informed. Most recently, she served as Director of Clinical Operations at the Chadwick Center for Children and Families at Rady Children's Hospital.

Understanding Trauma Impacts and Supporting Foster Children with Incarcerated Parents

Thursday, May 3, 2018
9:00 am4:00 pm
Irvine, California
Understanding Trauma Impacts and Supporting Foster Children with Incarcerated Parents

Presented by Dr. Sayida Peprah

This session will offer participants a window into the trauma impacts of having an incarcerated parent, as well as explore recommended strategies for those working with foster children to mitigate these impacts. After reviewing the framework of trauma types, specific traumas experienced by foster youth, with an incarcerated parent(s), will be reviewed. Participants will be given strategies for working with foster children and how to support the adults who are caring for them. A part of the training will focus on vicarious trauma to help service providers and foster parents identify self-care techniques.

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Child Sexual Abuse Treatment: Special Populations

Thursday, May 10, 2018
9:00 am4:00 pm
San Diego, CA
Child Sexual Abuse Treatment: Special Populations

Presented by David Love, LMFT

This workshop will focus on treatment of juvenile sexual offenders and male victims of sexual abuse. It will examine screening and assessment tools and explain how to use them with a range of sexual behaviors. The morning session will focus on treatment for juvenile offenders, and how to separate normal sexual exploration and sexual reactivity from sexual exploitation. The afternoon session will discuss treatment and disclosure dynamics for male victims.

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Best Practices for Supporting and Treating Commercially Sexually Exploited Children

Wednesday, May 16, 2018
9:00 am6:30 pm
Elk Grove, CA
Best Practices for Supporting and Treating Commercially Sexually Exploited Children

Keynote Presenters: Holly Joshi, MA & Michelle Guymon, MSW

Join us for a full day of training and discussion about the commercial sexual exploitation of children (CSEC). As professionals develop strategies that help both identify and support victims, this statewide event will share current trends and innovative approaches to working with CSEC youth and allow for networking with others in the field doing the work.

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Understanding Trauma Impacts and Supporting Foster Children with Incarcerated Parents

Thursday, May 17, 2018
9:00 am4:00 pm
Berkley, California
Understanding Trauma Impacts and Supporting Foster Children with Incarcerated Parents

Presented by Dr. Sayida Peprah

This session will offer participants a window into the trauma impacts of having an incarcerated parent, as well as explore recommended strategies for those working with foster children to mitigate these impacts. After reviewing the framework of trauma types, specific traumas experienced by foster youth, with an incarcerated parent(s), will be reviewed. Participants will be given strategies for working with foster children and how to support the adults who are caring for them. A part of the training will focus on vicarious trauma to help service providers and foster parents identify self-care techniques.

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Building an Inclusive Model for Abuse Investigations for Children with Special Needs

Tuesday, May 22, 2018
9:00 am4:00 pm
Concord, CA
Building an Inclusive Model for Abuse Investigations for Children with Special Needs

Presented by Courtney Palm, LMFT, & Amber McDonald, LCSW

This training will focus on differences in child abuse reporting within the special needs community and feature case studies pertaining to diagnostic groups commonly seen during investigations. It will also include information on court preparation and tips on how to prepare the child for trial. Presented in cooperation with CAPSAC and the Contra Costa Child Abuse Prevention Council

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Dynamics of Abuse and Trauma: Treatment for Children with Special Needs

Thursday, May 24, 2018
9:00 am4:00 pm
Sacramento, CA
Dynamics of Abuse and Trauma: Treatment for Children with Special Needs

Presented by Courtney Palm, LMFT, & Amber McDonald, LCSW

This training will start by examining the abuse dynamics unique to children with special needs. We will then shift to exploring how traumatic experiences vary between neurotypical children and those with developmental differences. The presentation will then evaluate interventions for supporting these children within the therapeutic relationship and how to modify therapy settings to achieve regulation for children with a variety of sensory needs.

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Ask the Expert: Understanding Vicarious Trauma

Thursday, May 24, 2018
11:00 am12:00 pm
Online
Ask the Expert: Understanding Vicarious Trauma

Join us for an Ask the Expert session on Understanding Vicarious Trauma. This session is designed to help professionals understand the impact of serving those greatly affected by trauma and learn practical ways to lessen its effect on themselves.

The Ask the Expert session has two-parts. After registration, participants will receive a link to a 20-minute recorded mini lecture by Françoise Mathieu. This required pre-requisite session will provide a baseline understanding of vicarious trauma as well as exercises to help intervene. Part two will be a live online session on May 24, 2018 at 11 am PST where participants will receive specific answers to their toughest questions about preventing and mitigating vicarious trauma. Questions can be sent prior to the session or asked live during the event.

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WEBINAR- Working with Male Victims of Child Sexual Abuse

Wednesday, June 6, 2018
10:00 am11:00 am
Online
WEBINAR- Working with Male Victims of Child Sexual Abuse

Presented by Roger Canaff

This webinar will address the unique circumstances encountered when boys are sexually victimized, either by males or females. The topics that will be covered in this webinar include addressing the specific issue of sexual abuse perpetrated by older females on younger boys and the mixed messages those boys often receive, and understanding how binary views of sexual orientation and a largely "straight-dominated" masculine culture impacts male survivors both in childhood and later in life.

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Understanding Trauma Impacts and Supporting Foster Children with Incarcerated Parents

Thursday, July 12, 2018
9:00 am4:00 pm
Goleta, California
Understanding Trauma Impacts and Supporting Foster Children with Incarcerated Parents

Presented by Dr. Sayida Peprah

This session will offer participants a window into the trauma impacts of having an incarcerated parent, as well as explore recommended strategies for those working with foster children to mitigate these impacts. After reviewing the framework of trauma types, specific traumas experienced by foster youth, with an incarcerated parent(s), will be reviewed. Participants will be given strategies for working with foster children and how to support the adults who are caring for them. A part of the training will focus on vicarious trauma to help service providers and foster parents identify self-care techniques.

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