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The Restoration Essentials

We throw out the word "traumatized" all the time, but what exactly does it mean? When we experience trauma, our brain's chemistry changes. We may start to feel different, act differently, and react to things differently. So what, then, should we do when trauma happens? Restoration Essentials will help you understand trauma, so you can be a better parent, professional, or person. Learn from licensed therapists about the essentials of trauma and the brain, the dynamics of abusive relationships, and how to respond when traumatic events happen.

The Restoration Essentials: Attachment and Parenting

Location: Highland Park United Methodist Church, Great Hall

Thursday, December 07, 2017, 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM

Trauma negatively affects a mother’s relationship with her children, including how she is able to parent and interact with her children. After experiencing attachment trauma, healing and hope can be found through participating in mother-child activities facilitated in group and individual settings. Participants will leave this presentation equipped with specific ideas and activities they can implement with children and mothers who have experienced trauma.

Ruth Guerriero, LCSW-S, EMDR-Certified
Assistant Director of Clinical Services, Genesis Women’s Shelter and Support

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