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In Harm's Way: A Conference for Trauma-Informed Care and Secondary Traumatic Stress

November 1, 2013

A national conference for helping professionals and their organizations

CII hosted a full day of engaging programming to reduce the risk of secondary traumatic stress and vicarious trauma as well as the latest about trauma-informed practice in child welfare and children’s mental health. Keynote lectures included Joan Borysenko on wellness and self-care, by Pat Levitt on toxic stress and its impact on early learning and health, as well as a heal-the-healer presentation by Jerry Tello. This conference is particularly unique by providing experts and other helping professionals and organizations with tools for leading the way in wellness strategies for the workplace.

Featured Presenters:

  • Joan Borysenko, PhD Co-founder, Mind/Body Clinic at Harvard University; author of the New York Times bestseller “Minding the Body, Mending the Mind” and 13 other books and audio and video programs; and host of a weekly Internet radio show
  • Pat Levitt, PhD Provost Professor of Neuroscience, Pharmacy, Psychiatry, Pediatrics and Psychology, Keck School of Medicine of USC; Senior Fellow, Center for the Developing Child, Harvard University
  • Jerry Tello Director, Sacred Circles, and White House “Fatherhood Champion of Change” honoree; a nationally recognized authority on therapeutic healing
  • Daryl Rowe, PhD Professor of Psychology at Pepperdine University

Sandra Chase, MSW | Linda Pedley, MBA | N. Denise Davidson, MFTI
Jo Somborger, PsyD | Ediza Garcia, PsyD | Denise Wheatley, MA
Amy Mack, MA | Martha Marie Watson, LCSW | Cheryl Lanktree, PhD
Jewel Thais-Williams, MSOM | Kalena Babeshoff | Sherisa Dahlgren, LMFT
Maricella Mendez-Sherwin, PhD | Liza Auciello, PsyD | Leslie Anne Ross, PsyD

Presented by the S. Mark Taper Foundation Child Trauma Training Academy at Children’s Institute, Inc.


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