Male Victims: The Impact of Trauma on Masculinity

This is a FREE training event. 


San Diego, CA: April 4th, 2018
Santa Clara, CA: April 18th, 2018             
Monterey, CA: April 19th, 2018                        

If no event address is listed, it will be provided in the confirmation materials

Registration for these events is now closed. 

Course Overview:  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.

Presenter: Gimel Rogers, Psy.D. has over 10 years of experience providing evidence-based psychological interventions and treatment, and over five years of administering evidence-based psychological assessments to adolescents and adults. She utilizes an array of therapeutic interventions with an emphasis on cognitive behavioral therapy. Dr. Rogers presently works with survivors who are recovering from emotional, physical, and sexual abuse. Additionally, she assists clients who are involved in criminal, family, and civil cases involving a broad range of forensic issues.By the end of this training, participants will be able to:

  • identify seven areas that are impacted in a male's life who has experienced trauma
  • describe the different constructs related to trauma
  • give four examples of long-term affects of trauma in two different domains
  • describe the need for trauma informed care
  • identify the necessity of self-care and ways to implement practices tailored to their lifestyle


  • 8:45am – 9:00am / Check-in and Registration
  • 9:00am – 10:45am / Trauma: effects on children, particularly boys
  • 10:45am – 11:00am / Break
  • 11:00am – 12:00pm / ACEs, CSA, and Multicultural Considerations
  • 12:00pm – 1:00pm / Lunch
  • 1:00pm – 2:45pm / Assessing for trauma sexual assault, IPV, community violence, and treatment
  • 2:45pm – 3:00pm / Break
  • 3:00pm – 4:00pm / Vicarious trauma and self care

This training is FREE OF CHARGE. Participants are responsible for travel, lodging and all meal expenses. Lunch is NOT provided.

Continuing Education:  If you are interested in Continuing Education please apply and pay for credit at the training. Cash, card, and check payments.

  • Course meets qualifications for 5.5 hours of continuing education credit for LMFTs and LCSWs as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences, $45, Provider #128510. The Center for Innovation and Resource, Inc. (CIR) is approved by the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists to sponsor continuing education for LMFTs and LCSWs. CIR maintains responsibility for this program/course and its content.

All attendees will receive a Certificate of Attendance. Participants may apply for continuing education credits (CEUs) at the event. Certificates for CEUs will be mailed to participants within two weeks following the event.

For more information, questions, or grievances, please contact Emma Nichols at or 707-992-0537.

Individuals with disabilities who require accommodations to participate in this training should also contact Emma Nichols. 

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