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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.


CEU's will be provided for the last two events in the series.

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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