Seating is still available – register by September 11th

Title: Trauma Informed Care

Date:  September 17, from 9 am to 12 pm

Location: Big Sandy Superstore Arena Convention Center, Tech Room 1, One Civic Center Plaza, Third Avenue at Eighth Street
Huntington, WV 25701

Costs:  Free

Description: This workshop will present an overview of trauma; its biological, psychological, and social impact on children; and strategies to help children and families who are affected by trauma.


1.  To understand to impact of trauma on a child’s behavior and development

2.  To incorporate that understanding of trauma into work with children and families

Topics include:

Introduction and Overview of trauma and biological effects

Essential elements of Trauma Informed care – psychological and social impact

Helping children and parents

Secondary Trauma – symptoms and prevention

Wrap up – question and answers

Application is being submitted for WV STARS and and Social Work continuing education credit.


Jo Dee Gottlieb, MSW, LCSW, Professor, Social Work Marshall University

Marianna Footo Linz, Ph.D., Professor, Psychology, Chair, Psychology Department Marshall University

Please register your attendance by Sept. 11th.

Click here to register for training

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This training is made possible through a Strengthening Families mini-grant with funding through WV DHHR. 

If you have any questions, email Debra Harris Bowyer, Coordinator, at

Please forward this information to other staff that would also be interested.

Trauma Informed Care training Sept. 17 -Registration