THE IMPACT OF TRAUMA ON CHILDREN: HOW TO HELP NOT HINDER
6 CEU/clock hours
Location: 115 Stillman Hall
TARGET AUDIENCE: SOCIAL WORKERS, STUDENTS, SUPERVISORS, MFTS, AND HUMAN SERVICE PROFESSIONS
This training focuses on the developmental, behavioral and psychological impacts of trauma on children, as well as how to support these survivors through the many systems they will encounter. We will discuss best practices for the treatment of children affected by trauma as well as specific interventions to put into practice. This presentation is designed for any professional that may work with a child who has been affected by trauma, including social workers, interviewers, advocates,educators, GALs, medical providers, law enforcement, military and other mental health providers
By the end of this training, participants will be able to...
- Define trauma and the developmental, behavioral and psychological impacts on children.
- ldentify best practices for trauma-informed care
- Describe three interventions to use with traumatized children based on your
Meet your presenter:
Suzanne (Suzi) Rutti, MSW, LISW-S specializes in the treatment of children, adolescents, and adults who have experienced a range of traumatic events. She is trained in a variety of evidence-based practices, including Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing (EMDR)Therapy, Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, and Dialectical Behavioral Therapy. She has presented to numerous local and national audiences on the importance of providing trauma-informed care to community members. She provides clinical
supervision and EMDR consultation to area clinicians, and co-facilitates the Children Affected by Violence Task Force of Central Ohio. Previous experience includes employment as a trauma therapist at the Mount Carmel Crime & Trauma Assistance Program, and treatment coordinator in the partial hospitalization program at St. Vincent Family Center
Tammy Moore is an independently licensed social worker with a supervisory designation through the State of Ohio Counselor, Social Worker, and Marriage and Family Therapist Board. Tammy graduated from Otterbein University with a Bachelor of Arts in 2001 and received her Master of Social Work from the Ohio State University in 2005.
Tammy has worked in the field of mental health for over ten years in various capacities, including working with at-risk youth and survivors of domestic violence in Private Practice. Most recently, Tammy worked as a trauma therapist at Mount Carmel’s Crime and Trauma Assistance Program. There, Tammy provided individual, group, and family therapy to survivors of trauma, specializing in treatment of childhood abuse, sexual violence, grief, LGBTQ specific and traumatized children. She also served as a supervisor for graduate students and provided EMDR consultation. Tammy is a certified EMDR therapist and has met the criteria to be an Approved EMDR Consultant.
Tammy has presented at local, statewide, and national conferences on various topics including Trauma Informed Care, Trauma and the Brain, Impact of Trauma on Children, Trauma and the LGBTQ Community, and Treatment for Childhood Sexual Abuse and Secondary Trauma. Additionally, Tammy has served as a Board Member for the Sexual Assault Response Network of Central Ohio (SARNCO), a consultant for Buckeye Region Anti-Violence Organization, and is a member of EMDR International Association. Tammy is trained to provide evidenced-based therapeutic interventions including EMDR, CBT, TF-CBT, play therapy, DBT, and motivational interviewing. She approaches all sessions from a collaborative, strengths-based approach based on respect, open communication, and hope