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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.

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