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Trauma-Informed Care: Understanding Principles of Trauma and Creating a Compassionate Culture

February 1 | 9:00 am - 12:00 pm


WHO SHOULD ATTEND: This continuing education workshop is designed for case managers, social workers, psychologists, therapists, nurses, counselors, and health care workers. The community is welcome to attend.                                          

OVERVIEW: This continuing education workshop will help participants to learn about and solidify their understanding of the Trauma-Informed Care approach developed by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA).

OBJECTIVES: After attending this workshop, participants will be able to:

  • Define trauma and understand its prevalence,
  • Describe the impact of chronic stress on development,
  • Consider ways to support their own resilience.  

CONTINUING EDUCATION:  Mental Health America of the Heartland is a pre-approved provider for social workers through the Kansas Behavioral Sciences Regulatory Board (BSRB) Provider Number 17-007. This continuing education provider is approved 3.0 hours for social workers and accepted for psychologists, professional counselors, masters prepared psychologists, marriage and family therapists and addiction counselors. For licensed professionals, please bring license # to the workshop to receive your CEU Certificate of Attendance. 3.0 CEU’s (Certificate of Attendance).

Please complete and return a registration form with payment by January 27, 2019.

Sarah Cleary, Ph.D. currently works as a Licensed Clinical Psychologist at Truman Medical Center (TMC), Behavioral Health at Lakewood Counseling. Specializing in working with children who have experienced trauma, Dr. Cleary is a Certified Therapist in Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TFCBT). In her role at TMC, she also serves as the Staff Psychologist for the University of Missouri – Kansas City (UMKC) Athletics Department with their Sports Medicine team. Dr. Cleary completed her predoctoral internship and postdoctoral fellowship in Child & Family Psychology at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth, Department of Psychiatry.  She received her Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Counseling Psychology from the University of Denver in 2016.


February 1
9:00 am - 12:00 pm


Stacy Davis
(913) 281-2221 (ext. 112)


Children’s Campus of Kansas City
444 Minnesota Avenue
Kansas City, KS 66101 United States
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