Building Trauma Informed Organizations Across Disciplines

Friday, May 12, 2017
8 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Cost: $65

Live event: WMU-Grand Rapids, 2333 E. Beltline SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49546

Simulcast locations: Central Michigan University in Mt. Pleasant, Northern Michigan University in Marquette, University Center at Gaylord, Wayne State University in Detroit

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8 a.m. - Registration and Continental Breakfast

8:30 to 9:30 a.m. - Keynote, Trauma Informed, Honoring the Impact of Trauma and Survival
Connie Black-Pond, MA, LMSW, LPC
Clinical Director, Southwest Michigan Children’s Trauma Assessment Center, WMU

9:30 to 10:15 a.m. - Core Concepts of Child and Adolescent Trauma
Karen VanDeusen, Psy.D., LP, LMSW, ACSW - Professor School of Social Work, WMU
Ineke Way, Ph.D., ACSW, LMSW - Professor School of Social Work, WMU
Amy Vliek, LMSW - Director of Admissions and Student Services School of Social Work, WMU

10:15 to 10:30 a.m. - Break

10:30 to 11:15 a.m. - The Impact of Trauma on Children with Incarcerated Parents
Darlene (Dee) Obrecht - Executive Director, Criminal Justice Chaplaincy, Grand Rapids
Colbert Williams - Founder and Director of The Evolution Project

11:15 a.m. to noon - Understanding Trauma from a Public Health Perspective
Mary Mueller, ACSW, LMSW - Project Coordinator, Trauma Informed Systems, MDCH

Noon to 12:30 p.m. - Lunch

12:30 to 1:15 p.m. - Trauma Informed Teaching-Intersection of Mental Health and Education
Beverly Baroni, Ph.D., LMSW - Principal Clara B. Ford Academy

1:30 to 2 p.m. - Panel Discussion

Keynote Speaker

Connie Black-Pond is a co-founder and the clinical director of the Southwest Michigan Children's Trauma Assessment Center at Western Michigan University.

Black-Pond has provided more than 25 years of assessment and treatment services to children and adults who have histories of trauma, and has been directly involved in the planning, development, implementation and direction of trauma assessments at the Children’s Trauma Assessment Center.

Continuing Education

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of Western Michigan University Homer Stryker M.D. School of Medicine and WMU. Western Michigan University Homer Stryker M.D. School of Medicine is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Western Michigan University Homer Stryker M.D. School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 4.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Michigan Social Work CE hours: 4.5
This continuing social work education activity is sponsored by Western Michigan University School of Social Work. The School of Social Work is an approved provider with the Michigan Continuing Education Collaborative. Approved Provider Number: MICEC. For full CE credit, participants will be required to sign in and out, provide their Michigan Social Worker identification number, and complete a course evaluation.

4.0 State Continuing Education Clock Hours (SCECH) pending
4.5 Category I Continuing Education Contact Hours (CECH)

For more information call Eriz Hughey at (616) 771-9487