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Trauma Responsive Care April 18, 2018

Thursday, April 18, 2019

Cornell Cooperative Extension of Tompkins County
615 Willow Avenue, Ithaca, New York 14850-3555

Please join Renee Hettich, LMSW and Susan Rausch, from the Adoptive & Foster Family Coalition of NY for this 6-hour presentation on Trauma Responsive Care.  All are welcome to attend.


Presentation is 9am-12pm and 1-4pm with lunch on your own 12–1pm.

Learning Objectives Include:

  • Understand the link between Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs), child development and behavioral and health outcomes.
  • Examine the children in your services and their trauma symptoms.
  • Appreciate the neurological impact of trauma and toxic stress on the developing brain.
  • Understand the link between a child's behavior and the neurological and bio-chemical response of a traumatized brain.
  • Gain knowledge regarding the role neuroplasticity and neurogenesis has in resiliency.
  • Grasp the personal qualities and protective factors involved in resiliency.
  • Apply the resiliency principles to trauma-responsive strategies.


Pre-registration required. Please register by Wednesday, April, 11at:


Contact: Juliana Garcia, MSW intern at or Anna Steinkraus, Program Coordinator, email:

**Location may change if a larger space is needed

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Renee Hettich, LMSW and Susan Rausch, from the Adoptive & Foster Family Coalition of NY

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