Join us on January 25 for this training with Renee Hettich, LMSW


Trauma Responsive Care Training

  • Friday, January 25, 2019, 9:00 AM - 3:30 PM

Parents and professionals are welcome to attend A Strong Roots Training: Trauma Responsive Care at Home and in Schools with Renee Hettich, LMSW from the Adoptive & Foster Family Coalition of NY.

Learning Objectives include:
  1. Understand the link between Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs), child development, and behavioral and health outcomes.
  2. Appreciate the neuro-biological impact of trauma and toxic stress on the developing brain and the link between child behavior and the neurological and bio-chemical response of a traumatized brain.
  3. Consider the trauma symptoms at home and at school.
  4. Gain knowledge of how to respond to child behavior that is rooted in trauma.
  5. Learn how to support neuroplasticity and neurogenesis to create healing and resiliency.
  6. Apply trauma-responsive strategies at home and at school.

Preregistration is required, please register by Friday, January 18, 2019 at:

Snow date is Friday March 15


9:00–9:30am Registration
9:30-10:00am Welcome from NYSPEP
10:00am–3:30pm  Presentation (Lunch is included)

For more information contact:

Community Educator: Jennifer Gray, jcg33@cornell.edu
Program Coordinator: Anna Steinkraus, ams69@cornell.edu

Sponsored by: CCE-Tompkins Family & Community Development Program; New York State Parent Education Partnership (NYSPEP), Family & Children’s Service of Ithaca. Family & Children’s Service of Ithaca is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers #0293.


$50 fee, includes lunch; Additional $25 fee to obtain optional NY State MSW/LCSW contact hours

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CCE-Tompkins Education Center
615 Willow Avenue
Ithaca, NY 14850-3555