Niles Educational Events

'Trauma Informed Addiction Recovery'

Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Networking: 8:00 AM to 8:30 AM
Presentation: 8:30 AM to 10:30 AM

Overview: The Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACE) Study was the largest study completed that examined the health and social effects of adverse childhood experiences over the lifespan of participants. The ACE Study revealed how childhood experiences can determine the likelihood of the ten most common causes of death in the United States. Participants will:

  • Delve into what was learned from the ACE Study and the percentage of the population affected along with the correlation with high risk behavior. 
  • Understand the impact of untreated ACE on brain development and how this impairment is most commonly demonstrated. 
  • Discuss why untreated ACE constitute a public health crisis.
  • Explore the three stages of treatment for trauma.
  • Learn about trauma informed avoidance and de-escalation techniques to be used with agitated clients.

Presenter:
Tim Schaffner, M.Ed.
Executive Director
Trumbull County Children Services

Tim Schaffner, earned his undergraduate degree in Special Education and his graduate degree in Child Development from Kent State University. Schaffner has worked with the Children's Resource Center in Bowling Green, Ohio and with various counseling and community service providers in the Youngstown area during a career spanning over 25 years. He joined the staff at Trumbull County Children Services in April 2012 and has been the Executive Director of the agency since November of 2012. During his career, Schaffner has served on various boards and executive committees that serve children. He is a sought after speaker and has published articles in Child and Youth Services and Psychiatric Forum, both professional journals. 

Location:
Glenbeigh Outpatient Center of Niles
46 North Road
Niles, Ohio 44446

This complimentary educational presentation if offered as part of Glenbeigh's community benefit initiative. There is no charge to attend. 

Please RSVP by Friday, May 19, 2017 by calling 330-652-6770 
or by email to christine.pavlick@glenbeigh.com

2.0 hours of Continuing Education Credits (CEU's) have been applied for from:

  • The Ohio Chemical Dependency Professionals Board
  • The Counselor, Social Worker & Marriage and Family Therapist Board
  • The Employee Assistance Certification Commission

 

 

 

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