Thursday, 16. January 2020, Jewish Family and Children's Services, Courage and Fear: The Intersection Between Immigration and Trauma

from 16. January 2020 - 9:00 till 16:30

Jewish Family and Children's Services

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Event description
This talk will cover the impact of complex trauma, toxic stress, and fear on brain development, learning, and family attachments, as well as ways to intervene. This will be framed in the context of historical immigrant experiences and the current socio-political climate and immigration policy of forced family separations. Trauma informed strategies to foster repair among ruptured attachments will be explored by using case-based learning in small groups. The experience of immigration including potential risk and protective factors will be a thread throughout the conversation.
Learning Objectives
Upon completion of this training participants will be able to: 

Explain the impact of interpersonal, complex trauma on brain and cognitive development, emotional regulation, the parent-child relationship, parenting and family dynamics.

Describe the influence and significance of historical trauma, the immigrant experience, systemic oppression, and unconscious bias for Latino immigrant families. 

List the theoretical pillars of Child-Parent Psychotherapy (CPP) and its application to working with Latino immigrant families.               

Critique the behavioral change process and understand how strengths-based interaction helps facilitate positive actions.

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Describe challenges Latino immigrant families **** and ways to support them through those challenges.

Demonstrate through case-based application how to integrate CPP ideas and techniques into your work with Latino families.

About the Trainer:
Vilma Reyes, PsyD is an Assistant Clinical Professor at UCSF, Department of Psychiatry in the Child Trauma Research Program. She is a licensed Psychologist who provides treatment, training, clinical supervision, consultation and coordinates community-based mental health outreach services and evaluation. She has over 13 years of clinical experience providing relationship-focused, culturally-informed interventions for trauma-exposed children and their families such as Child-Parent Psychotherapy (CPP). She has over 11 years of training experience in Spanish and English and is a nationally endorsed trainer in CPP.
Continuing Education Credits:
Full attendance meets the qualifications for 6.0 hours of continuing education credit as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences and the California Psychological Association. JFCS is approved by the California Psychological Association to provide continuing professional education for Psychologists, LMFTs, LCSWs, and LPCCs.
JFCS maintains responsibility for this program and its content. Provider #JFS-003.
In order to receive CE Credits, participants must purchase CE credit ticket ($20) in addition to registration (CE credit price is NOT included in registration). Full attendance is required in order to receive CE credits and no partial credit will be offered (participants must arrive by 9:15 am and return from lunch by 1:15 pm at the latest). Failure to meet these requirements will prohibit CTI from issuing CE certificate and no refund will be provided. Those working outside of California and registering for CE Credits should check with their state licensing board to assure that CE Credits awarded by CTI are accepted for license renewal.
Transportation and Parking:
The event location is easily accessible from MUNI Bus routes: 1-California, 2-Clement, 24-Divisadero, 38/38R-Geary. Metered street parking is available throughout the neighborhood (2-hour limit); please check for street cleaning signs.
Paid parking lots near-by (prices average $15+ per day):
San Francisco Medical Center Garage, 1635 Divisadero StreetAmpco System Parking, 2186 Geary Blvd.1515 Scott Street Auto Parking1701 Divisadero Medical Office Garage2300 Sutter Medical Center Parking (Entrance on Scott Street, between Sutter St. and Bush St.
Registration and Cancellation:
In order to assure seating for all participants, pre-registration is required. No registration at the door. ADA/Section 504: If you require special accommodations, please call (415) 449-1285. Cancellation requests emailed to the event manager prior to 11:59 pm on Wednesday, 1/15/20, will receive a full refund. No refunds on cancellation requests received on or after 1/15/20 regardless of the cause for cancellation including failure to show on the day of the training. If the training cannot be held due to circumstances beyond the hosts’ control (natural disaster, strike, fire, severe weather, illness of speaker, speaker cancellation, etc.) the seminar will be rescheduled, if possible, and the registration fee applied to that date. If rescheduling is not possible or registrant cannot attend the re-scheduled date, reimbursement will be provided less any actual costs accrued.
NO AUDIO OR VIDEO RECORDING IS PERMITTED DURING THE SESSIONS AND NO PHOTOGRAPHY OF THE POWERPOINT PRESENTATION IS PERMITTED. Please note: CTI may photograph or record this event for record-keeping and/or marketing purposes. By registering, you are authorizing CTI to publish photographs taken during the event for use in print, online, and video-based marketing materials as well as other program publications.
For questions or information about group and student discounts, please contact Teresa Merenda, Child Training Institute Program Coordinator, at 415-359-2484;

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