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Neurochemistry of Trauma & Evidence-Based Models of Recovery

  • 1101 Calhoun Street New Orleans, LA 70118 (map)

The Louisiana Alliance of Children's Advocacy Centers presents: The Neurochemistry of Trauma and Evidence-Based Models of Recovery. Participants will acquire 6.0 CEU hours approved by the Louisiana Counseling Association (LCA) and the National Association of Social Workers (NASW). Continental breakfast and lunch included in registration fee. 

Within this 6-hour trauma-informed training, Thomas Mitchell, Director of CAC Hope House and Board President of LACAC, provides an overview of the neurological costs of trauma as well the exploration of evidence-based clinical interventions to facilitate trauma recovery. Participants will acquire a basic understanding of the sympathetic nervous system’s responses to trauma. Attendees will obtain an appreciation for the role of classical conditioning within the acquisition and treatment of PTSD. Lastly, the workshop will provide an overview of the evidence-based clinical interventions: Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Trust-Based Relational Interventions(R). All content within the workshop has been derived from the latest research findings within the field of developmental psychology. The training will be facilitated at the New Orleans Children's Advocacy Center/Children's Hospital. Tickets available via Eventbrite.

For more information, contact Kate Shipley at (443) 895-2204 or

NOTE: This training is neither hosted by nor endorsed by the GNOHTTF. This training does not necessarily reflect the views of the GNOHTTF or the DOJ.

Earlier Event: November 12
POSTPONED: Human Trafficking 101: LSU