Identifying and Addressing Trauma:
What Educators and Mental Health Professionals Need to Know
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This workshop will examine how an educator or mental health professional can identify potential child abuse. We will explore the impact of abuse on the individual and will examine the implications for working with children in the schools and children and adults in mental health settings. The intent of the workshop is to heighten the awareness of educators and mental health professionals leading to trauma-informed practice. PARTICIPANTS WILL RECEIVE A CERTIFICATE VERIFYING 6 CONTINUING EDUCATION HOURS.
Date: November 16, 2012
Registration: 8:30 a.m.
Time: 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Location: Hyland Hall 1306
Price: Students: $30 , Professionals: $75
About the Speaker: Scott Neubauer
Scott Neubauer, University of Wisconsin-Whitewater Lecturer
Scott Neubauer is a lecturer in Criminal Justice at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater and an International Presenter for the Child Abuse Education Foundation of Wisconsin, providing workshops on child abuse throughout the Midwest and this past summer in Scotland. Scott has 35 years of experience in Law Enforcement, a B.S. Degree in Criminal Justice from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee and a M.P.A. Degree from The University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh. He is a life member of the Wisconsin Chief's of Police Association and in 2004 received the Victim's Advocacy Award for his child abuse investigations and presentations.
About the Speaker: David Van Doren
David Van Doren, University of Wisconsin-Whitewater
David Van Doren, EdD, Licensed Psychologist and Licensed Professional Counselor, has been a counselor educator for thirty years. Presently, Associate Professor and Clinical Director in the Counselor Education Department at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater, Dr. Van Doren has provided treatment groups for perpetrators of domestic violence and counseled many victims of physical, sexual, and emotional abuse. Dr. Van Doren presently teaches a variety of courses in the counseling curriculum at UW-Whitewater including a number of addiction and trauma-related courses.