Webinar: To Speak or Not to Speak about Past Trauma

BRYCS webinars are a free and efficient way for you to participate in valuable training that will assist you in serving refugee and immigrant children, youth, and their families. Trainings such as these often fit into your busy schedule and can eliminate travel expenses. Best of all, there is no cost to participate!

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To Speak or Not to Speak about Past Trauma: Shifting the Focus to the Present Impacts of Current Events and Assimilation on Immigrant Children

BRYCS Consultant, Goli Amin Bellinger, MSW, LCSW-C, focuses on how to assess and respond to a child's current difficulties arising from assimilation and tragic events in news reports. An emphasis on avoiding the experience of a toxic trauma story by completing it with stories of resiliency from the past and present is taken. The webinar includes how to recognize stress induced reactions in children and what to recommend to both children and their parents to support adjustment and healing.