Taking a Trauma-Informed Approach with Events of Escalation

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Training Details

Event Dates and Timeframe
Thursday, July 29, 2021 at 11:00 AM until noon
Location and Delivery Method
Delivery Method
Online / Web Delivered
Cost Range

Host And Instructor

National Council for Mental Wellness
Mari Aceves, ED.D, DSW, BCBA and Laura Leone, DSW, MSSW, LMSW

Training Overview Description

Among individuals experiencing homelessness, there is a high prevalence of complex trauma, chronic health conditions, and serious mental illness. Trauma, compounded with acute health conditions, often impacts an individual’s ability to manage their distress.

Event-specific Details

Join SAMHSA’s Homeless and Housing Resource Center as our panelists explore using trauma-informed, compassionate, and respectful de-escalation techniques when aiding participants and staff during and after events of escalation.

1. Mari Aceves, ED.D, DSW, BCBA, Consultant, National Council for Mental Wellbeing
2. Laura Leone, DSW, MSSW, LMSW, Consultant, National Council for Mental Wellbeing
3. Panel discussion with peers and persons with lived expertise