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Las Cruces Internal Training: Trauma Informed Treatment Planning

December 21, 2017 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm

Dr. Craig Pierce, LMFT, LPCC will be offering a training for SWFGC staff at the Las Cruces Office. See details below:

Presenter: Dr. Craig Pierce, LMFT, LPCC

Date: December 21, 2017

Time: 11:30am-1:00pm

Training Title: Trauma-Informed Educational Consult Model

Training Description:
Attendees of this course will gain insight and understanding of what it means to be trauma and developmentally informed in the educational 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 school will be central to this session. As such, participants will be trained on the functions of behavior, as well as the concept of internal working models which helps to guide school staff in determining appropriate interventions. Additionally, we will explore the escalation curve and help school staff identify proactive steps to disrupt escalating behavior.

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, behavior, & cognitive processing
3) Understand and ability to consult with educators on how to apply trauma informed approaches and interventions when working with students and developing treatment plans

CE Hours: Attendees can earn up to 1.5 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.



December 21, 2017
11:30 am - 1:00 pm


Nathan Hoge
(505) 301-5811


Southwest Family Guidance Center (Santa Fe Office)
4001 Office Court Dr. Suite 603
Santa Fe, NM 87507 United States
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