Developmental Trauma & FASD Training Event - Thursday, October 10, 2019
Developmental Trauma and Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder: Training Event will be held Thursday, October 10, 2019 starting at 8am and concluding at 4:30pm. The training will cover topics such as how to heal and prevent developmental trauma, impacts of early life adversity, understanding FASD & trauma, and how trauma impacts individuals, families & communities. This training is presented by NorWest Community Health Centres & The Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Awareness committee.
- Laura Banks
Laura is a mental health professional in private practice. She provides counseling, education, advocacy, skill development and service coordination to families in adoption. Laura also sits on several Boards and Committees with the clear intent of assisting children to find permanency and healing in their lives. Laura is an adoptive parent to seven children and has been a Treatment Foster Care parent for over 18 years. She is an experienced trainer to adoptive and foster parents and others.
- Sylvia Gibbons
Sylvia founded and runs a Support Group for Adoptive Families and founded and runs an Adopted Youth Group, both of which are in Simcoe County. She is the ACO's PACT Parent Liaison. In this role she assists and guides Pathways parent groups to form ongoing parent support groups in their communities. Sylvia continues to provide peer support to many adoptive families throughout Ontario. Sylvia has been a PRIDE trainer for eight years. Sylvia is also an adoptive parent and is a member of the Developmental Trauma Action Alliance.
$100 registration fee: Including Continental Breakfast, Hot Lunch Buffet & Refreshments
Special dietary concerns must be submitted by Friday, October 4th.
Parent and Caregiver Rate: Persons living with an FASD, Parents, Caregivers & Family Members of persons living with a FASD you can apply for a rate of $25 to attend.
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For more information, please contact: Maureen Parkes at 807-626-8485 or email@example.com
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