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CYFD Foundations of Practice Training

May 3, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

This training is for CYFD’s Foundations of Practice attendees. Dr. Craig Pierce will be presenting  “Interpersonal Neurobiology, Trauma, Abuse, & Neglect: Implications for CYFD.”

Presenter: Dr. Craig Pierce, LMFT, LPCC

Date: May 3, 2018

Time: 10am – 12pm

Training Title: Interpersonal Neurobiology, Trauma, Abuse and Neglect: Implications for CYFD

Training Description:
Attendees of this course will gain insight and understanding of what it means to be trauma and developmentally informed in child protective service setting. Participants will learn principles of neuroscience and brain development as it relates to the effects trauma, abuse, and neglect have on students. Attendees will also learn the importance of early childhood development and attachment in relation to sequential neuro-development. Additional information will be provided on the relationship between the arousal continuum and the capacity for self-regulation. Ideas for creating a trauma informed environment will be central to this session. As such, participants will be trained on the states of arousal, behavioral escalation, and intervention strategies.

Learning Objectives:
1) Gain a working knowledge of what it means to be trauma and developmentally informed
2) Understand how trauma, abuse, and neglect impact brain development and cognitive processing
3) Understand how to apply trauma informed approaches and interventions when working with clients.

CE Hours: Attendees can earn up to 2 CE Hours for full participation

Southwest Family Guidance Center and Institute

Interpersonal Neurobiology, Trauma, Abuse, & Neglect: Implications for CYFD

ACEP Number 6888
Southwest Family Guidance Center & Institute has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 6888. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. Southwest Family Guidance Center & Institute is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs.


May 3, 2018
10:00 am - 12:00 pm


Nathan Hoge
(505) 301-5811


300 San Mateo Blvd NE
Albuquerque, NM 87108 United States
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