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VIrtual Training - Understanding and Screening for Trauma for Young Children

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VIrtual Training - Understanding and Screening for Trauma for Young Children

Friday, August 28, 2020 - 9:00am to 12:00pm

Provided by Nebraska Resource Project for Vulnerable Young Children

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Many children entering the foster care system have experienced trauma. Identifying trauma & appropriately responding is critical to ensuring the child's well-being.

In this 3-hour training you will:

  • Learn about the impact of trauma
  • Practice doing a trauma screen
  • Learn what's in a trauma assessment
  • Learn what treatments work

Continuing Education: Attendees will receive a certificate of attendance, agenda, and handouts, which can be used for submitting and requesting CE credit on your own. 

Questions? Contact Madeline DeVeney at mdeveney@unl.edu or (402) 472-8881

Who should attend?

Guardians ad litem, County attorneys, Parents attorneys, Judges, CASA, FCRO, Caseworkers, and other professionals in the juvenile system

Speaker: Jamie Bahm, MS, Project Manager; Nebraska Resource Project for Vulnerable Young Children.

Prior to this, she was the Supervisor for the Lancaster County Family Drug Court program with the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services. Jamie began her work in child welfare in 2010, specializing in casework with juvenile justice and status offenders. Jamie has a B.S. in Criminal Justice and an M.S. in Criminology and Criminal Justice, both received from the University of Nebraska. She has a career focus in working with children and families who are affected by parental substance use and providing trauma-informed services to families.