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"Trauma -Informed Crisis Intervention" 8:00am to 11:45am or 12:15pm to 4:00pm

Mental Health and Recovery Board of Ashland County

Thursday, January 5, 2017 from 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM (EST)

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8am to 11:45am Session Jan 3, 2017 Free  
12:15am to 4pm Session Jan 3, 2017 Free  

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Trauma- Informed Crisis Internvention:

 3.75 Hours Continuing Education for Counselors and Social Workers


Eric Gentry, Ph.D., LMHC


Ashland University Convocation Center

January 5, 2017

8am to 11:45am OR 12:15pm to 4pm (PICK ONE)


The Trauma-Informed Crisis Intervention training is a one-day (for those who attended the Professional Resiliency Training previously) or two-day (for those that did not attend) skills-building workshop. Drawn from evidence-based practices indigenous to the International Association of Trauma Professionals’ Certified Trauma Professional course ( , this workshop will provide hands-on skills for the participants to rapidly offer skilled triage and intervention to civilians and inmates in crisis. Participants will learn the fundamentals and advanced skills for de-escalating aggressive behavior and how to maintain maximal functioning and control during these times 

Training Objectives


  1. Develop an understanding  of the principles of trauma-informed care and be able to articulate their application to law enforcement and correctional situations.
  2. Understand the powerful negative effects that chronic arousal has upon law enforcement and  correctional officers and how this arousal can trigger aggressive behavior among those they serve.
  3. Develop skills for lessening and ongoing regulation of this arousal as a means for maximizing cognitive and motor functioning in all situations.       Additionally, understand how this important skill has a powerful calming effect upon anxious others, especially in crisis situations.
  4. Learn a 5-step protocol for helping those who are not violent or law breaking during crisis situations to maximize their recovery and minimize the negative effects after the crisis. 


This training is offered at NO COST to law enforcement, corrections officers and counselors/social workers in Ashland and surrounding counties.  Registration also Includes Beverages and Snacks.  Register Early as Space is limited!

Continuing Education Information:

The Mental Health & Recovery Board of Ashland is an approved provider of continuing education credits for Counselors and Social Workers by the State of Ohio Counselor, Social Worker and Marriage and Family Therapist Board.  Approval #RCS051305.  The training is approved for 3.75 hours of continuing education for Counselors and Social Workers. 

About the Speaker:

Eric Gentry, Ph.D., LMHC, is a board-certified expert and internationally recognized leader in the field of disaster and clinical traumatology. He has trained tens of thousands of professionals and paraprofessionals worldwide in the treatment of traumatic stress. His doctorate is from Florida State University where he studied with Professor Charles Figley, one of the pioneers in the field of traumatic stress. Dr. Gentry was one of the original faculty and curriculum designers of the Traumatology Institute at Florida State University and later became the co-director of the International Traumatology Institute at the University of South Florida. Dr. Gentry, along with Dr. Anna Baranowsky, is the co-author and co-owner of the Traumatology Institute Training Curriculum, which encompasses 17 courses in field and clinical traumatology leading to seven separate certifications. He is also a founding board member and vice-president of the International Association of Trauma Professionals (IATP).

 Dr. Gentry has published many research articles, book chapters, and periodicals in this maturing area of study. He is the co-author of the critically acclaimed Trauma Practice: Tools for Stabilization and Recovery (Third Edition) published by Hogrefe and Huber in 2014. He has a private clinical and consulting practice in Sarasota, FL, and is adjunct faculty at many universities.  Dr. Gentry draws equally from his scientific study and from his rich history of 33 years of clinical experience with trauma survivors to balance this training with current, empirically grounded information and experience-based compassionate intervention skills.

Additional Support:

The Mental Health & Recovery Board of Ashland County wishes to thank the Ohio Department of Mental Health & Addiction Services for their conference support through the Behavioral Health-Criminal Justice Linkage Grant.



Have questions about "Trauma -Informed Crisis Intervention" 8:00am to 11:45am or 12:15pm to 4:00pm? Contact Mental Health and Recovery Board of Ashland County

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Ashland University
638 Jefferson Street
Ashland, OH 44805

Thursday, January 5, 2017 from 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM (EST)

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Mental Health and Recovery Board of Ashland County

The Mental Health and Recovery Board (MHRB) is a branch of county government which is authorized and defined in the Ohio Revised Code, Section 340.  The board is comprised of 18 citizen volunteers who represent the community. They come from diverse backgrounds and are comprised of professionals, family members, people who have or are receiving services, advocates and other community members who wish to influence and promote mental health and addiction services in Ashland County. 

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