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Creating a Trauma Informed Culture of Care for Housing Providers (Cleveland 8.8.2018)

Wednesday, August 8, 2018, 4:30 PM


The intent of this training is to gauge the extent to which an Residential Facility Class 2 (Adult Care Facility) and Recovery Housing providers have developed a culture of trauma-informed care.  By trauma-informed, we mean a culture that incorporates knowledge about trauma- its prevalence, impact, and the complex paths to recovery and healing- into every aspect of the program's contacts, activities, relationships, and physical settings.  Safety, trustworthiness, choice, collaboration, and empowerment are the core values of that culture.  The workshop will also define harm reduction and trauma-informed care and demonstrate the connection between the two and the ways they can enhance each other when used together by developing strategies to put into practice. A scale will be introduced to you for your use.  It can serve as a guide for your own service improvement. The Creating Cultures of Trauma-Informed Care scale addresses: 1) the Physical Setting; 2) Interpersonal Contact; 3) Trustworthiness; 4) Choice; 5) Collaboration; 6) Empowerment; 7) Formal Service Policies; 8) Screening- Assessment-Service Planning (for treatment providers); 9) Administrative Support; 10) Trauma Survivor Involvement; 11) Evaluation; 12) Staff Training; 13) Human Resources Practices. Target Audience:          Residential Facility Class 2 (ADF) and Recovery Housing Operators, Owners and Staff Continuing Education Units (CEUs):          6 hours for SW, Counselors, RN and LPN's.  Residential Facility (Adult Care Facility) Operators, Owners and Staff will receive 6 hours of mental health training that can apply toward the training requirement from Licensure and Certification.  All others will receive a Certificate of Attendance. Certificates will ONLY be given to attendees who attend the WHOLE training (6 hours of mental health training for licensure and certification; 6 hours CEU for SW, Counselors, RN and LPN).   No adjusted/partial continuing education credit hours will be given for this training. Please note that if you are seeking CEU credits, this training is prioritized for housing providers and  their staff. Content will be geared towards these providers. Date/Time:          August 8, 2018 from 9:15 AM - 4:15 PM EST  Registration begins at 9:00 AM. Location:          North Olmsted Branch of Cuyahoga County Public Library  27403 Lorain Road/ North Olmsted,                              OH 44070 Conference Room:          Large Meeting Room Parking:          There is no charge for parking. Lunch:          On Your Own.  Registration Fee:          $0.  Free. Please note that space is limited, so you must register to attend.  Please register only once. Duplicate registrations will be deleted.   All seating beyond those registered online is on a first-come, first-serve basis until the maximum capacity is reached. Deadline to Register:          August 5, 2018 (11:59 PM) EST Questions? Please contact Sue Tafrate at OhioMHAS (reservations@mha.ohio.gov or 614-466-9955).

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