Tonier Cain- Systems of Care and Trauma Informed Care
Wednesday, September 5, 2012 from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM (EDT)
San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
"Where there is breath, there is hope"
Come learn about the importance of systems of care as well as trauma informed care from a nationally known speaker with lived experience.
**Please bring a sweater, conference rooms tend to be cold.
In order to learn more about Tonier's story and to prepare for the training, please view this documentary:
Portions of this presentation may be quite intense and may be difficult for
some participants to listen to, especially those who have personally experienced trauma.
As a result of this training, participants will be knowledgeable about:
- The importance of becoming more trauma-informed
The core principles of Trauma Informed Services.
The prevalence of trauma, the impact of that trauma, and how a more trauma-informed approach will enhance services and outcomes with clients.
Why It is imperative that child serving systems work together to meet the child/family needs.
The prevalence and impact of Secondary Stress in the workplace.
Tonier Cain is a consumer advocate who has spoken nationally on trauma, incarceration, and recovery. She has served as a member of the Protection and Advocacy for Individuals with a Mental Illness (PAIMI) Council, a federally-required advisory body that reviews and guides work funded under the PAIMI grant and, in conjunction with the Board, sets and approves annual program priorities. She has also worked as a case manager and Director of Advocacy Services for a private non-profit in Annapolis, MD. Ms. Cain is featured in the documentary "Behind Closed Doors: Trauma Survivors and the Psychiatric System". Ms. Cain is the team leader for the National Center for Trauma Informed Care which provides consultation, technical assistance, and training to revolutionize the way mental health and human services are organized, delivered and managed, while furthering the understanding of trauma-informed practices through education and outreach. Ms Cain is the subject in "Healing Neen", a documentary based on her life as she moved through multiple systems of care.