Trauma Informed Care

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Dr. Karyn Harvey presents an introduction to trauma and trauma informed approaches to support clients.

About this Event

  • Target audience: applicable to a variety of professions and roles
  • January 12 AND 13, 2021 from 10:00 am to Noon each day. Four hours of training divided over 2 days, participants must attend both days
  • Certificate available for those completing all 4 hours
  • Online delivery using Zoom platform. Link will be shared with registrants closer to the event.

Course Objectives:

  1. Participants will learn the sources of trauma in the lives of people with Intellectual Disabilities.
  2. Participants will be able to identify the biological effects of trauma.
  3. Participants will be able to identify the 4 categories of post traumatic stress disorder.
  4. Participants will be able to list the three key ingredients to healing for people with IDD suffering with the effects of trauma.

Dr. Karyn Harvey: Psychologist, Author, Trainer, Speaker

​​Dr. Harvey has worked as a clinician in the field of intellectual disabilities for over 25 years. She has a master’s degree in Clinical Psychology and a Ph.D. in Applied Developmental Psychology from the University of Maryland. She has published articles about therapeutic interventions with individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD), workbooks for individuals with IDD and two books. Her first book, Positive Identity Development, was published in 2009 and presents both theory and guidance for clinicians doing therapy with individuals with ID. Her second book, Trauma-Informed Behavioral Interventions, was published in 2011 and presents a trauma-informed care approach to working with individuals with ID both programmatically and clinically.She consults with various state and individual agencies throughout the United States and Canada and trains staff, administrators and clinicians on trauma-informed care. Dr. Harvey currently serves as The Park Avenue Group's Director of Training and Program Development.

This session is organized by the South Region Community Assessment and Support Team (CAST) and North/Northeast Region CONNECT Team. Proud members of the Community and Social Services (Disability Services) and Alberta Health Services Mental Health and Addiction Complex Needs Initiative.

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