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Child Trauma Intervention


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Richmont is opening a portion of this course in the Trauma Specialization to Richmont alumni and the surrounding community for Continuing Education Credit. This event is not sponsored by the alumni association and does not fall under the benefits of founding membership status.

When: Friday, February 27 from 8:30am – 5:00pm with a 1 hour lunch break

             Saturday, February 28 from 8:30am-5:00pm with a 1 hour lunch break

Where: Richmont Graduate University, Chattanooga Campus, 1815 McCallie Ave

 Presenter: Jon S. Ebert, PsyD, Clinical Psychologist and Assistant Professor in the Vanderbilt Department of Psychiatry

 Topic: This seminar will provide an overview of clinical assessment and treatment of children who have experienced traumatic stress. The process of clinical evaluation of this population will be discussed, with review of the most commonly used evaluation tools. Treatment will be conceptualized in a core components manner, with identification of key goals of intervention with children who have experienced trauma, as well as the range of alternative interventions (i.e., expressive, body-based, sensory) which show promise for this population.

 Learning Objectives: As a result of this seminar, participants will be able to:

1)       Define common core components of childhood trauma treatment.

2)       Discuss commonly used intervention strategies and frameworks for treatment of childhood trauma, including empirically supported and promising practices.

3)       Explain the theoretical foundation and rationale for core treatment goals.

4)       Compile a repertoire of skills for addressing relational safety for caregivers and children who have experienced trauma.

5)       Compile a repertoire of skills for building self-regulations in traumatized children.

6)       Compile a repertoire of skills for building developmental competencies.

7)       Demonstrate a basic understanding of the role and process of trauma experience integration.

8)       Explain their understanding of the distinction between acute and complex trauma interventions.

9)       Describe broad developmental differences in intervention strategies.

Continuing Education: 15 NBCC-approved CE Clock hours Awarded. 15 approved CE Clock Hours Awarded to Psychologists.

Fees: $225.00

Note: Attendees are required to attend both days to receive CE credit for this event. Space is limited. Please register early to reserve your spot. Attendees will be admitted to this seminar on a first come, first serve basis.

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Please direct your questions regarding this seminar to Autumn Stephenson at or 423-648-2679.

Richmont Graduate University is an NBCC-Approved Continuing Education Provider (ACEP) and may offer NBCC-approved clock hours for events that meet NBCC requirements. Richmont Graduate University is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. Richmont Graduate University maintains responsibility for this program and its content.

Child Trauma Intervention