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Trauma and Disability

April 7 @ 9:30 am - 5:00 pm

$250

6 continuing education credit available for NYS LMHCs, LCSWs, and LMSWs upon completion of this 6 hour training.

Course Description : 

The Trauma and Disability course will help participants to gain the knowledge and skills needed to provide sensitive and effective trauma-informed care to people with disabilities and their support systems. The course provides an overview of the effects of trauma on people with various types of disabilities. It aims to provide participants a thorough understanding of the cause of trauma on the disabled community, as a result of intersectionality, and systemic and physical barriers. Participants will learn about the statistics of the increased trauma among the disability population. The course will also provide an overview of the impact of secondary trauma on caregivers.  

Objectives of the Course:  

  1. Gain multicultural disability competence (MDC). 
  2. Understand the psychological impact of trauma on individuals with various types of disabilities.  
  3. Understand the systems in place that lead to trauma for individuals with disabilities.  

Presented by

Dr. Sharon McLennon Wier, Ph.D., MSEd., CRC, LMHC

Executive Director of the Center for Independence of the Disabled, New York,

 Professor, Mental Health Provider, External Disability Panel Reviewer and Life Long Disability Rights Advocate!

 

This course will be held from 9:30 am – 5:00 pm with a one-hour lunch break and two 15-minute breaks throughout the day and will be offered both in person at 1010 Avenue Of The Americas, Suite 301, New York, NY 10018 (Located on the corner of 6th avenue and 38th street) or via Zoom.

We respect your input, for concerns or complaints during the registration process, during the event, or after the course please contact us at info@cidny.org

Courses are not eligible for refund. 

Center for Independence of the Disabled, NY (CIDNY) is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers #SW-0768.

Center for Independence of the Disabled, NY is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s State Board for Mental Health Practitioners as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed mental health counselors. #MHC-0286.

Details

Date:
April 7
Time:
9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Cost:
$250
Event Category:

Organizer

Ann DeAngelis
Email:
adeangelis@cidny.org

Venue

Center for Independence of the Disabled, NY
1010 Avenue of the Americas
New York, NY 10018 United States
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