March 10, 10:00am – 1:30pm
Estep Center at ECU 1100 E 14th Street, Ada, OK 74820
FREE CEUs available for LCSW and LPC
Caregivers are the most powerful agents of healing for children who have traumatic experiences. Attendees will learn how to support caregivers in talking with children about trauma. Through lecture, reflection, and discussion, participants will explore the following topics:
Why should we talk with children about trauma?
Why are adults hesitant to talk with children about trauma?
How do we talk with children about traumatic experiences?
Ashleigh Kraft, LPC-S is the owner of Balanced Perspectives LLC where she provides consultation and training in the areas of infant mental health, non-profit leadership, and trauma informed care. The major areas of focus in her professional experiences have included working with survivors of domestic violence, child maltreatment, and interpersonal trauma. She is trained to provide Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT), Parent-Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT), Child-Parent Psychotherapy (CPP), Circle of Security and Reflective Supervision. She is a state-wide trainer for CPP in Oklahoma and is endorsed through Zero to Three as a provisionally certified state trainer for DC:0-5. Ashleigh is passionate about the power of relationships, supporting the professional growth of therapists, and the importance of early relationships.