Supporting Children Living with Grief and Trauma A Multidisciplinary Approach

Date/Time: 
05/04/2010 (All day) to 05/05/2010 (All day)
Location
Address: 

Illinois Law Enforcement Alert System (ILEAS) Training Center
1701 East Main Street,

City: 
Urbana
Postal Code: 
61802
Country: 
USA
Sponsoring Agency: 
Office for Victims of Crime-Training and Technical Assistance Center
Description: 

Instructors: Carroll Ann Ellis & Mary Beth Williams

This training will focus on the needs of children who experience grief and trauma as a result of homicide and how victim service providers, mental health professionals, and law enforcement can work together to best serve these children. Topics include:

  • The types and effects of traumatic events such as homicide.
  • The signs of grief and trauma in children affected by a homicide and the unique challenges surrounding this experience.
  • Strategies to enhance multidisciplinary responses to the special needs of children who experience grief and trauma.
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