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Trauma Training Opportunity!

Addressing Trauma Through a Child’s Eyes:  Pediatric Trauma Informed Care Symposium

ADENA: PACCAR Medical Education Center

Saturday, April 29, 2017

7:55a-12:30p EDT

Learning Objectives:

  • Discuss how trauma affects individuals and recognize psychological aspects
  • Recognize how trauma may impact the lifespan of a child
  • Implement trauma informed care within a system

Sessions include: 

  • Trauma Through a Child’s Eyes (Crystal Gilliam, mother)
  • What is Trauma Informed Care (Brian Bethel, Child Protection Center)
  • Psychological Aspects of Trauma (Alyse Klupenger, LISW-S and Julie Oates, LPCC-S)
  • School to Prison Pipeline (Nubia Pena, Education and Prevention Specialist, UCASA)

To register, visit: http://adena.org/meded  and select the calendar date to access the registration portal or call 740-542-3976 by April 22,2017.

Available via Live Broadcast to registered participants:  http://connect.adena.org/CME

For more information visit: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/addressing-trauma-through-a-childs-eyes-pediatric-trauma-informed-care-symposium-tickets-30814933295

Registration Open! Fort Worth, TX Child Life – Children’s Disaster Services Training

Fort Worth
REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN for the one-day Children’s Disaster Services training hosted by Cook Children’s Hospital Child Life Department in Fort Worth, Texas.  This training will be on March 25th and is open to child life specialists**.   Space is limited and we expect the spots to fill quickly, so register soon if you’d like to attend this event.   Email us with any questions or for more information.

Click here to register.

** UPDATE:  Due to the high volume of interest for this training, we are needing to amend this announcement to allow only certified child life specialists to register at this time.  We plan to open the registration to students and art/rec/music therapists as promised at a later date:  March 1st.   Sorry for the inconvenience and disappointment this may cause.   Feel free to contact us directly with any questions or concerns.  Read more about the difference between the one-day CDS training for child life specialists and the full CDS training here.

14 CLDR Members Attend CDS Training in MO

CLDR Independence

We are so excited to have these (pictured) child life specialists and students joining the CLDR movement from the recent Children’s Disaster Services (CDS) training in Independence, Missouri!

Participants at this training spent 27 hours together preparing to work with kids in the immediate aftermath of a disaster. We want to thank all those who made the trip to Independence for this event.

If you are interested in becoming CDS Certified for local and national deployments please visit our training page and sign up!

Upcoming CDS Trainings!

We are excited to announce additional Children’s Disaster Services training opportunities.  Please check out our training page for more details and to register!

Sept 10, 2016                             Tampa, FL

Sept. 30-Oct 1, 2016               Kalamazoo, MI

Oct. 14-15, 2016                      Manassas, VA

Dec. 2-3, 2016                           Seattle, WA

Feb. 3-4, 2017                           Independence, MO

New Training Opportunities!


We are working on our training schedule and are excited to announce these two:

September 10th in Tampa with the Florida Association of Child Life Professionals
December 2-3rd in Seattle with the Pacific Northwest Child Life Association

More details and other training dates/locations to come!