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Upstream Upper Valley: Increasing Early Childhood Mental Health and Trauma Awareness Among Community, Health, and Service Providers

Dartmouth Trauma Interventions Research Center

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Type End Quantity
Hartford, VT- January 14 AND 21st   more info 20 days before event starts Free  
Canaan, NH- February 1   more info 30 days before event starts Free  
Newport, NH- March 11   more info 60 days before event starts Free  

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The Upstream Upper Valley project is providing FREE training on the impact of trauma on young children and familiesWe are inviting health (pediatricians, nurses), community (homeless shelterschild care centers), and service (fire, police, EMS, National Guard) providers in the Upper valley to receive training and on-site expert consultation. 


ALL THREE TRAININGS ARE SOLD OUT-- ANY NEW TICKETS WILL BE CONSIDERED ON A WAITING LIST. IF YOU SIGN UP AFTER 1/3/19 BECKY PARTON WILL EMAIL YOU WITH DETAILS ABOUT THE NEXT ROUND OF TRAINING (FALL/WINTER 2019) OR YOU CAN REACH HER AT: Rebecca.R.Parton@hitchcock.org 

 

Please pick 1 date to attend. We prefer that you sign up for the training in your County. PLEASE REGISTER BY DECEMBER 20, 2018. These training will be offered annually in each County over a three year period.

DATES OF 2019 TRAINING:
January 14 AND 21, 2019 from 5:30-8:30 PM. 
 Hartford, VT. 
TWO 3-HOUR EVENING CLASSES, YOU MUST ATTEND BOTH DATES. *Snow date January 28

 Dothan Brook Elementary School, 2300 Christian Street, White River, VT 

 

 

February 1, 2019 from 9-3:30 PM. Canaan, NH *Snow date February 8

Mascoma Health Center, 18 Roberts Road, Canaan, NH 

 

 

March 11, 2019 from 9:30-4 PM. Newport, NH *Snow date March 18

South Congregational Church, 20 Church Street, Newport, NH 


 

After the training you will have access to ongoing consultation with an Early Childhood Expert who can provide case specific and general consultation. The project staff will support you in tracking referrals made to your local resources. 

 

This FREE 6 hour training includes:

• Information about how trauma (abuse), neglect, and other hardships impact young children, with an emphasis on parental substance use disorders

• Strategies to provide trauma-sensitive care, including de-escalation (calming) strategies for children and families in high-stress situations

• Resources and local referral information for mental health and family services

 

 

Learning Outcome:

At the conclusion of this learning activity, participants will be able to describe the signs of trauma in young children, help children and families de-escalate when under stress, and identify local resources and mental health services to support individual patient needs.

Accreditation:

Physicians: Dartmouth-Hitchcock is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Dartmouth-Hitchcock designates this live activity for a maximum of 5.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

 

UPSTREAM UPPER VALLEY is funded by SAMHSA

Have questions about Upstream Upper Valley: Increasing Early Childhood Mental Health and Trauma Awareness Among Community, Health, and Service Providers? Contact Dartmouth Trauma Interventions Research Center

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Sullivan, Grafton and Windsor Counties



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Dartmouth Trauma Interventions Research Center

Dr. Erin Barnett is leading the Upstream grant. She is a clinical psychologist who provides, disseminates, and evaluates evidence-based practices for traumatized children and families. She has worked closely with the Child Welfare system in NH and provides direct clinical care in the Upper Valley of NH. Barnett also provides trainings on trauma, PTSD, and evidenced based treatments to the community and has developed educational products for mental health providers, public audiences, and consumers. She is a certified TF-CBT therapist and rostered Child-Parent Psychotherapy clinician.

The Dartmouth Trauma Interventions Research Center (DTIRC) is dedicated to developing, disseminating, and evaluating effective treatments for trauma-related disorders, with a special focus on working within state agencies, community mental health systems and other institutions in New Hampshire. Much of DTIRC's work has addressed the needs of children and adults with post-traumatic stress as well as other challenges and comorbid conditions, such as serious mental illness and substance use disorders.

 

 

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