Trauma and Brain Development Workshops
Please join us for these important workshops on Brain Development, Trauma, Attachment, and Behavior.
*April 14, 8-9 am, Middlesex Hospital
Leaning Into Listen: How Children Express the Pain of Relational Trauma and Attachment through Behaviors
Mary Dineen Elovich, LCSW will give the lecture at our annual Grand Rounds event, which will be a clinical introduction to trauma and brain development, social, emotional and cognitive development.
Participants will also learn the basics of attachment theory and the popular "Circle of Security", evidence-based intervention.
This event is open to anyone and registration is not required.
*Wednesday, April 27, 6-8 pm, Middletown Senior Center
Understanding the Adolescent Brain: substance abuse & technology
Dr. Alicia Farrell will give an overview of adolescent brain development and the impact of substance abuse and technology
*Wednesday, May 4, 6-8 pm, Middletown Senior Center
Understanding the Adolescent Brain: poverty & trauma
Dr. Alicia Farrell will talk about the impact of poverty and trauma on adolescent brain development.
These events are sponsored by: The Greater Middletown Community Collaborative (Local Mental/Behavioral Health Collaborative), The Middletown Youth Service Bureau, The Middlesex Coalition for Children, Middlesex Hospital, and Opportunity Knocks.