Featured topics and presenters include: Responding to Community Violence, Lt. Emada Tingirides, Los Angeles Police Department; Billie Weiss, Founder and Director, Violence Prevention Coalition. Trauma and Performance Art, Daniel Beaty, actor, author and community activist; Addressing Recovery Needs of Children after Disasters & Mass Violence, Melissa J. Brymer, Director of Terrorism and Disaster Programs, UCLA/Duke University National Center for Child Traumatic Stress; Strategies for Engaging Youth, Caregivers and Providers in Addressing Violence, Lisa Suarez, Co-director of the Urban Youth Trauma Center, National Child Traumatic Stress Network, and Adriana Molina, LMFT; Neurobiology of Childhood Trauma, Robert Geffner, Founding President, Institute on Violence, Abuse and Trauma, and many others.
For more information on the 6th Annual Conference on Trauma-Informed Care Conference please contact Courtney Kassel, Vice President of Communications, at 213-260-7715.
Children's Institute, Inc. (CII) helps children in Los Angeles's most challenged communities heal from the trauma of family and community violence, build the confidence and skills to break through the barriers of poverty, and grow up to lead healthy, productive lives. Established in 1906, CII now serves more than 28,000 children and families in Los Angeles County through treatment, youth development, family support and early childhood services. We also inform the larger child welfare field through the research and professional training efforts of the CII Leadership Center. www.childrensinstitute.org
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