Family Treatment Approaches in Working with Trauma

ID: 5855WEB

When trauma impacts a family member the entire system is affected. This webinar will explore the intersection of the context and the impact of trauma on members of a family and the varied response of families and clinical strategies to help both the individual and family cope with the aftermath. Focus will also be on assessment of family functioning, trauma impact and intervention with both vulnerable and functional families, mental health concerns including PTSD and the issues of primary and secondary impact. The utilization of the different family systems theories approaches to treatment will be explored. [Required for Trauma Response & Crisis Intervention Certificate Program]

Fee: $60.00
Continuing Ed. Hours (CEH): 3.0 Clinical

Instructor: Michelle Pigott, PsyD
Date: Wednesday, February 28, 2024
Time: 10:00 am - 1:00 pm ET
Location: Live Interactive Online Webinar

Webinar Objectives

At the conclusion of this webinar, participants will be able to:

  • Identify the impact of trauma on brain development
  • The impact of Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) on health and social problems
  • Identify treatment interventions to aid families who have experienced Trauma

    Target Audience

    Social Workers and Allied Health Professionals

    Content Level

    Beginner - Advanced

    Webinar Completion Requirements

    To earn CE credit, social workers must log in at the scheduled time, attend the entire course and complete an online course evaluation. Certificates of completion will be emailed within 10 business days of course completion.

    System Requirements

    • Operating Systems: Windows XP or higher, MacOS 9 or higher, Android 4.0 or higher
    • Internet Browser: Internet Explorer 9.0 or higher, Google Chrome, Firefox 10.0 or higher
    • Broadband Internet connection: Cable, High-speed DSL & any other medium that is internet accessible.

    About the Instructor

    Michelle H. Pigott, Psy.D. is a Training & Consultation Specialist and Mental Health Clinician II at Rutgers University. In her role at Rutgers Children’s Center for Resilience and Trauma Recovery (CCRTR) under the Behavioral Research and Training Institute, Dr. Pigott provides gatekeeper training such as Question Persuade and Refer (QPR), Youth Mental Health First Aid (YMHFA), ARC, ARC Grow as well as strategies for creating trauma informed systems. Dr. Pigott recently completed training in Skills for Psychological Recovery, ACE Interface, and teen Mental Health First Aid (tMHFA). As a Mental Health Clinician II in University Behavioral Health Care- School and Community Based Programs, Dr. Pigott provides clinical services to high-risk students, psychoeducation groups and preventative programming for students, staff, and parents.

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