142nd APHA Annual Meeting and Exposition

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Trauma and Mental Health: Clinical Interventions and Community Strategies

142nd APHA Annual Meeting and Exposition (November 15 - November 19, 2014): http://www.apha.org/events-and-meetings/annual
Tuesday, November 18, 2014: 4:30 PM - 6:00 PM
Research suggests that the behavior associated with people who have experienced trauma are often confused with mental health symptoms. This timely session explores the nature of trauma and its impact on mental health. Presenters will address clinical interventions and community strategies designed to understand the nature of trauma and mitigate negative effects.
Session Objectives: Describe the relationship between adverse childhood experiences and childhood psychiatric conditions. Formulate strategies for implementing a Trauma Informed Community Building approach in an array of community settings. Describe prevalence and scope of lived trauma experience at intake to mental health and substance abuse services. Identify challenges that Soldiers (and other individuals) may face when separated from preferred social support networks.

Building a trauma-informed care peer workforce
Cynthia Zubritsky, PhD, Bridget Keogh, BS, Leslie Brower, PhD and Rhonda Elsey, M.S.

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Organized by: Mental Health
Endorsed by: Peace Caucus, Public Health Nursing, Caucus on Homelessness

CE Credits: Medical (CME), Health Education (CHES), Nursing (CNE), Public Health (CPH) , Masters Certified Health Education Specialist (MCHES)

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