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Integrating Trauma-Informed Approaches to Prevention Services (Afternoon Course)

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Integrating Trauma-Informed Approaches to Prevention Services (Afternoon Course)

Venue: OCAM Virtual Training

Event Summary

Jan 8, 2024
1:00 pm - 3:15 pm
OCAM Virtual Training

Description: Most of us, if not all, have experienced trauma in some form. This training will provide prevention professionals with the tools needed to mitigate potentially traumatic messaging or projects as they deliver programming and/or build strategies for community change. Participants will receive an introduction to key principles and assumptions for trauma informed approaches and feel empowered to use this knowledge in the work they do in their prevention work.

CEUS: Prevention, CHES
Hours: 2
Domains: P6: Professional Growth & Responsibility

Learning Objectives:

  1. Develop a shared understanding and language related to trauma.
  2. Describe the impact of Adverse Childhood Experiences.
  3. Identify the three Es of trauma: events, experiences, and effects and how they relate to individual impact.
  4. Construct new ways to approach their prevention practice that incorporates trauma informed approaches.

Presenter: Ashley Mack & Amy Hamilton

Presenter Bio: Ashley Mack is a Prevention Consultant with You Thrive Training & Consulting, LLC specializing in project design and evaluation, program management, and behavioral health prevention and early intervention. Ashley has worked in the Public and Nonprofit sectors for over 15 years, with the last 6 years focusing specifically in the behavioral health field.  She is currently an Ohio Certified Prevention Consultant and serves as a coach for the Ohio Coaching and Mentoring (OCAM) Network where she specializes in training on prevention relevant topics such as alcohol and other drugs, meeting facilitation, strategic planning, and prevention science. Ashley graduated from Wright State University with a B.A. in Urban Affairs and Nonprofit Management and a Master’s degree in Public Administration.

Presenter Bio: Amy Hamilton has worked in the non-profit and government sectors for over 17 years, with specific expertise in volunteer management, training facilitation, curriculum development, program management, community organizing and coalition development. Amy is a certified Adult & Youth Mental Health First Aid, QPR Suicide Prevention Gatekeeper, PAX Tools, Trauma Informed Care, and Social Resilience Model instructor and has developed local and state-wide trainings on topics including behavior health theories and practice, strategic planning, organizational development, volunteer management, and the utilization of diversity, equity, and inclusion theories. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Social Work with a minor in Gender and Diversity Studies from Xavier University. Amy also graduated magna cum laude from the University of Dayton with a Master's degree in Public Administration and Certificate in Nonprofit and Community Leadership.

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