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Addressing the Needs of Unaccompanied Minors

August 4, 2015

This workshop is focused on enhancing the knowledge and increasing the skills of health/human services professionals and advocates of how to address the needs of unaccompanied minors. Participants will learn about conceptualizing the needs of unaccompanied minors, and making decisions about their care in the provision of trauma informed services to address child traumatic stress and address the child’s individual’s needs in the context of their migration phase and placement.

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Who Should Attend: Mental health providers, social workers, child welfare workers, administrators from public and private agencies, community members, substance abuse treatment providers, child care, maternal health providers, law enforcement, probation, parole, court and legal personnel and caregiver

Participants will:

  1. Increase the understanding of unaccompanied minors and the sociological, cultural and historical influences associated to their migration
  2. Learn to conceptualize the needs of unaccompanied minors through the 12 core concepts of childhood trauma
  3. Learn how to address the needs of unaccompanied minors and foster their safety, resilience and recovery in a trauma informed service and treatment planning depending on their migration phase.

Featured Presenter
Marisol Acosta, MEd.
Project Director, Texas Children Recovering From Trauma Initiative
Child & Adolescent Services Unit, Texas Department of State Health Services

Registration Fees: $85 | CE’s (optional): $15

QUESTIONS? Please contact or 213.260.7623


Times: 8:30 am – 4:30 pm


Off-Site Parking: Guest parking is hosted at the Derby Dolls lot (1910 W. Temple Street), or you may find off-street parking. For handicap parking or any other special needs, please contact the Training Center directly at, to make arrangements.

Continental Breakfast and coffee provided, lunch is on your own.
*Substitutions allowed. No refunds post-training.


Continuing Education Credits – 6 credits available for PSY, MFT, LCSW, and BRNs
APA: Children’s Institute, Inc. is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. Children’s Institute, Inc. maintains responsibility for this program and its content.
BRN: Children’s Institute, Inc. provider #CEP8409 is approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing

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