April 6, 2021, 10:00 - 11:30 a.m. CDT
This training, presented by a team from The Women’s Center of Tarrant County, will increase participant’s knowledge of the prevalence and impact of child sexual abuse, on a national and state-wide scale. We will explore the types of trauma and how trauma, such as sexual abuse, can impact a child’s developing brain. Lastly, participants will gain insight into practical interventions and applications they can use to be trauma-informed and how to use best practices with victims of trauma.
Chelsea Davis is a Licensed Master Social Worker and the Trauma Trainer for The Women’s Center of Tarrant County. In this position, Chelsea provides trauma-informed, sexual violence prevention and education presentations and training to professionals throughout Tarrant County. She works to ensure that professionals from a variety of disciplines are equipped with the tools to provide services for clients with an emphasis on intersectionality and strengths-based perspective. Chelsea has a passion for violence prevention, and works to empower professionals to recognize the risk factors and enhance the protective factors in their communities. Chelsea evaluates up-to-date research publications in order to enhance the content of trainings provided by The Women’s Center Violence Prevention and Education team.
Chelsea graduated from the University of Texas at Arlington with a Master’s Degree in Social Work, with an emphasis on practice with children and families. She has been with The Women’s Center since 2019.
Sarah Glenn is the Community Education Specialist at The Women’s Center of Tarrant County. In this position, Sarah provides survivor-centered, sexual violence trainings to professionals throughout Tarrant County. She works to ensure that professionals from various disciplines are equipped with the tools to provide services in an intersectional, trauma-informed way. Sarah has a passion for prevention, and works to help children, adults, and professionals understand their roles in preventing sexual violence through trainings and awareness events. Sarah evaluates the effectiveness of The Women’s Center’s sexual abuse risk reduction program, Play it Safe!®, and assisted with research to establish Play it Safe!® as a nationally recognized, evidence-based program.
Sarah graduated from The University of Texas at Arlington with a Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work. She has been with The Women’s Center since 2015.
Are Continuing Education Units (CEUs) provided through this training?
We are happy to offer .15 social work and counseling CEUs. Certificates of Completion of 1.5 contact hour is also available for all attendees.
Is this event virtual?
Yes. The event will be broadcast on ZOOM.
Will the event be recorded?
Yes. The recording can be viewed on Gladney University Channel.
Where can I find other Gladney University trainings?
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