Month: April 2018

Refugee Children Need Trauma-Informed Care, and Helping that Cause May be Easier Than You Think

The refugee situation in Greece is severe and troubling. Over 60,000 refugees and asylum seekers wait there at the moment, more or less trapped since the 2016 closing of the Balkan route that allowed a gateway to the rest of Europe. In a country with financial troubles of its own, it’s a gritty situation. Resources …

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Deployment Alert: Taloga, OK Wildfires

Our partner, Children’s Disaster Services, has sent a team to Taloga, OK to assist children and families affected by the wildfires.  We are requesting availability from any CLDR CDS certified volunteers within driving distance to e-mail Kathy Fry-Miller at Kfry-miller@brethren.org with your availability.  They especially have needs for support this weekend.    

Trauma & Resilience Conferences

Looking for a way to expand your trauma knowledge and enhance your qualifications for this type of work?  The National Institute for Trauma & Loss in Children has several upcoming conferences! For more information, course details, and to register, visit: https://www.starr.org/2018-conferences  

CLDR at the Association of Child Life Professionals’ Conference 2018

Are you –  Concerned about childhood trauma beyond healthcare? Alarmed by the increasing environmental disasters and man-made events affecting children? Learn how you can build on your child life skills and support children after these traumatic events.  Come to our presentation discussing these things and more at the ACLP National Conference in Washington D.C!  “When …

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