Trauma and the Developing Brain
– Learn the characteristics of the developing brain.
– Know what dynamics adversely affect this neuro-sequential process.
– Learn how the biology of toxic stress impacts our behavior, our choices and our future.
The Adverse Childhood Experience Study and Its Relevance to Our Lives
– Learn what the Adverse Childhood Experience Study is.
– Understand why adverse childhood experiences are important individually, in our community, and it the greater society.
The Intersection Between a Normal Adaptive Trauma Response and High-Risk Behavior
– Know the human response to trauma, the accumulation of stress, and the toxic stress effect.
– Learn coping mechanisms and early onset of high-risk behavior.
Who Should Attend?
This training is suited for all who work with victims – advocates, attorneys, law enforcement, etc.
About Karina Forrest-Perkins
Karina A. Forrest-Perkins is a national speaker and consultant on systems improvement and primary care integration within the behavioral health field. Ms. Forrest-Perkins also serves as the chief executive officer for Wayside Recovery Center (The Wayside House), a women’s chemical dependency and co-occurring treatment center in Minneapolis, St. Louis Park, and St. Paul, Minnesota. Prior to this appointment, Ms. Forrest-Perkins served as the president and CEO of Prevent Child Abuse Minnesota and Minnesota Communities Caring for Children..
MAC Members: FREE
Non-MAC Members: $25.00
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Travel Benefits for MAC Member Programs
MAC will provide mileage reimbursement for one vehicle per organization traveling more than 80 miles roundtrip. Mileage reimbursement forms will be available at the training.
This training is limited to 50 participants and we expect that places will fill quickly.