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Trauma Informed Practice – a Rural Perspective

March 27, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Health professionals across the country are gaining a greater understanding of how childhood trauma impacts adult health outcomes and are transforming their organizations to address these issues. In the March session of Hot Topics in Practice, Karolyn Holden, Director, Grays Harbor County Public Health and Social Services, shares how her agency is taking deliberate steps toward building a more trauma-informed practice.

In this one-hour webinar, Holden will review how her organization is applying trauma-informed principles to improve client interactions, the physical environment, and their expectations of each other. She will also share challenges and successes encountered along the way, providing insights into how these efforts have developed in the context of a small, rural agency.

Register today learn how to build trauma-informed principles into your organization’s strategic planning and training goals.

Important Notes About Hot Topics

Speaker slides are posted on our website the morning of the webinar. Each session is recorded and made available by the next day. Audio is available through computer or by phone. Due to differences in internet quality at viewers’ locations, we cannot guarantee that computer audio will be smooth and continuous. If the audio cuts out and is distracting, please call in on the provided phone line instead.

Hot Topics in Practice is a monthly webinar hosted by the Northwest Center for Public Health Practice. Guest speakers from local, state, tribal, and national organizations present on current issues affecting public health practice.