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Facilitator: Kyle Bixenmann, Manager of External Training, Mount Saint Vincent Description: This the first part of a two part series about providing trauma-informed support to young people.  This session will explore how the brain develops and organizes, including the elements that come together to create positive development in young people.  Next, we will look at how trauma impacts brain development and how we can reframe challenging behavior using trauma-informed key concepts to help us respond more supportively.  Finally, we will discuss an overview of strategies to help support young people before, during, and after a challenging situation to help them regulate and learn from the situation. Takeaways: A model for understanding brain organization and development Key trauma-informed concepts that help to reframe young people's challenging behavior An overview of strategies to help support young people, before, during, and after a challenging situation. Session Style: Lecture & Interactive workshop Recommended for: Direct service/site staff; Managers or site leads; Organization leadership; New to youth development ** THIS IS A TWO-PART SERIES-- PLEASE REGISTER FOR PART 2 ** DQUAC is dedicated to creating a safe and accessible space for everyone who participates in our trainings and events. We welcome persons of all abilities and will attempt to provide reasonable accommodations upon request.  If you need a specific accommodation for this event, please contact Melanie Kartzmer, at or 720-423-1803 as soon as possible so we can make arrangements. New DQUAC No-Show Policy: We truly value our facilitators' time, and we always want to make sure that we can give them an accurate count of registrations in advance of the training, as it impacts material preparation and facilitation styles. We expect all registered participants to attend the training. If you are unable to attend, we ask that you cancel your registration through Eventbrite or
  • Start:September 24, 2019
  • End:September 24, 2019
  • Recurring
  • Where:DPS Acoma Campus Room 113, 1617 South Acoma Street, Denver, Colorado, United States, 80223
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