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Core Concepts for Understanding Child Trauma and Enhancing Diversity-Informed Practice

September 28, 2011

This daylong training explores diversity-informed practice in the context of child trauma.

Who should attend: Social workers, mental health providers, administrators from public and private agencies, law enforcement, and policymakers

As a participant, you will be able to:

  • Name the elements of the National Child Traumatic Stress Network’s Core Curriculum on Child Trauma
  • Identify the three core concepts you feel are most important and relevant to your work
  • Identify at least three ways in which your current practice addresses the core concepts
  • Identify at least three ways you could make changes in practice to further address the core concepts

Featured presenter:

Chandra Ghosh Ippen, PhD
Associate Research Director, Child Trauma Research Program, University of California, San Francisco

Dr. Chandra Ghosh Ippen is a clinician, researcher, trainer and a member of the National ChildTraumatic Stress Network. She is co-author of a randomized trial documenting the efficacy of child-parent psychotherapy (CPP); co-author of Guidelines for the Treatment of Traumatic Bereavement in Infancy and Early Childhood (2003), which describes CPP treatment for childhood traumatic grief; the author of four chapters related to diversity-informed practice; and she has more than seven years of experience conducting trainings in CPP and diversity-informed practice. As a first-generation East Indian/Japanese American who is fluent in Spanish, and past co-chair of the Culture Consortium of the NCTSN, she is committed to examining how culture and context affect perception and mental health systems.

Click here to download to download a printable flyer and registration form.

This training is a program of the S. Mark Taper Foundation Child Trauma Training Academy, presented by The Leadership Center at Children’s Institute.


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