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NETWORK EVENTS

Our annual Awards Gala at Capitale will take place October 23rd, 2019. For the past several years upwards of 550 members of our community have joined us for our annual cocktail party/awards event.

CUCS TRAININGS:

The Network’s collaboration with the Center for Urban Community Services (CUCS) Institute continues this year with an exciting roster of upcoming trainings, discounted for Network members. All trainings are held at CUCS. 198 East 121st Street from 9:30 a.m. -3:30 p.m.

June 25: Trauma Informed Care 2: Supporting Persons With Trauma Histories
Providing effective, clinically sound services for persons with trauma histories can be complicated.   Well intentioned, but unskilled staff can inadvertently set persons with trauma histories into crisis by over-processing or not understanding how to help persons contain their thoughts when talking about trauma. An understanding of support strategies that offer safety and grounding to persons with trauma histories are covered in this full day training. Aside from the effects of trauma on individuals, trainees will gain a better understanding of the healing process including providing safety, mindfulness and grounding techniques. In addition, the workshop explores self care as an essential component for staff working with trauma histories. Through case studies and role plays, attendees will be able to practice these skills and leave feeling more competent in their understanding of trauma and its aftermath.

Accredited as a New York State Social Work Continuing Education Course. You can register for this training hereMembers only: Please contact Joelle Ballam-Schwan, Event and Member Services Coordinator, for the discount code.