Webinar: Trauma-Informed Approaches for Communities


Webinar Series: Communities Addressing Trauma and Community Strife Through Trauma-Informed Approaches

Part One: Introduction of SAMHSA's Concept of Trauma and Guidance for a Trauma-Informed Approach to Healing Communities
Monday, May 22, 2017 | 1–2:30 p.m. Eastern Time
Join us for a monthly webinar series that will highlight communities working to improve member resiliency and responsiveness to community incidents. The series, sponsored by SAMHSA's National Center for Trauma-Informed Care and Alternatives to Seclusion and Restraint, will take place from April through September 2017 on the fourth Monday of each month from 1 to 2:30 p.m. Eastern Time.
Part one of the series will introduce SAMHSA's Concept of Trauma and Guidance for a Trauma-Informed Approach to Healing Communities. William Kellibrew will discuss the creative approaches being implemented by the Baltimore City Health Department's Office of Youth Violence Prevention, in Baltimore, Maryland. John Comer, from Communities United and Baltimore City Health Department, will also share his approach to mobilizing communities to take charge of their own healing from community trauma.
To participate in the webinar on May 22, please join us online at 1 p.m. by visiting: https://nasmhpd.adobeconnect.com/communityvln/. Then dial telephone number 1-888-727-2247 and enter the conference identification number 9452092, followed by #.

Mark Your Calendars:
  • Empowerment, Voice, and Choice | Monday, June 26, 2017, at 1 p.m. Eastern Time (Part 2 of 6)
  • Collaboration and Mutuality: San Jose, CA, Mayor's Office of Prevention of Gang Violence | Monday, July 24, 2017, at 1 p.m. Eastern Time (Part 3 of 6)
  • Cultural, Historical, and Gender Issues: Understanding the Impact of Historical Trauma on Communities | Monday, August 28, at 1 p.m. Eastern Time (Part 4 of 6)