Trauma Informed Care Summit

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  • Date: May 1-2, 2017

  • Location: Hyatt Regency Columbus, 350 N High St, Columbus, OH 43215

  • Day 1 Subject Focus: Trauma Competent Care AgendaBreakout Sessions

  • Day 2 Subject Focus: Helping the Helpers: Workplace Resilience Agenda

  • Continuing Education: The application for continuing education for licensed social workers, counselors, marriage and family therapists, psychologists, chemical dependency counselors, nurses, and DODD has been submitted.

  • Hotel Sleeping Rooms: A discounted block is available at the event venue, the Hyatt Regency Columbus.  Reserve online or call 614-463-1234 by April 3, 2017 and mention the Trauma Informed Care Summit to receive a discounted group rate.  Space is limited!

  • Questions? Please contact: Carolyn McDermott, 614-461-0014 x1

The Trauma Informed Care Summit is convened by the Ohio Departments of Mental Health and Addiction Services (OhioMHAS) and Developmental Disabilities (DODD)


Purpose

To promote the recognition of trauma as a public health concern and its impact on the emotional and physical well-being of individuals.  We recognize the importance of implementation of theory to practice, sustainability and collaboration across all human services systems.


Day 1 Overview – Trauma Competent Care – May 1, 2017

A welcome address will be provided by Mark Hurst, MD, Medical Director OhioMHAS; Tracy Plouck, OhioMHAS, Director; and John Martin, DODD, Director. The program will kick off with a keynote by Dr. Lisa M. Najavits, PhD, author of Seeking Safety: A Treatment Manual for PTSD and Substance Abuse.  Dr. Najavits is a nationally known researcher, lecturer, and instructor in the field of trauma informed care. Lisa was also the chair of SAMHSA’s Consensus Panel that developed TIP 57. This will be followed by a panel of persons with lived experience who will share their personal stories. After lunch, two sessions of eight various topical workshops will be offered and led by Ohio’s trauma informed care champions.

Day 2 Overview – Helping the Helpers: Workforce Resilience – May 2, 2017

A welcome address will be provided by Mark Hurst, MD, Medical Director OhioMHAS; Tracy Plouck, OhioMHAS, Director; and John Martin, DODD, Director. The program will kick off with a keynote address, Through My Eyes, by a person with lived experience. The opening keynote will be followed by Dr. Kenneth Yeager, Director of Ohio State’s The STAR (Stress, Trauma and Resilience) Program. Dr. Yeager is an Associate Professor – Clinical in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Health at The Ohio State University. Dr. Yeager’s focus will be on: Build Resilience: Individual Response to Workplace Stressors

The morning keynotes will be followed by an afternoon session focused on structured discussions regarding trauma exposure; strategies to deal with trauma; secondary traumatic stress (STS) impact; strategies to deal with STS; and workforce resilience. The afternoon will conclude with a panel of Ohio experts from a variety of disciplines (behavioral health, child welfare, developmental disabilities, hospitals, law enforcement, 1st responders) to share strategies, best practices, research around keeping the workforce healthy.


Target Audience

  • Behavioral Health & Primary Care Providers

  • Developmental Disability Providers

  • Psychiatric Hospital Staff

  • County ADAMHS and DD Board Staff

  • Community Members

  • Persons with Lived Experience

  • Regional Trauma Informed Care Collaboratives