There’s nothing “post” about the PTSD many people living in impoverished, urban communities experience daily. But effective interventions for these clients requires a commitment to understanding the complexities of their experience and identifying the traumas, both hidden and visible, rooted in a lack of basic necessities and jobs, unhealthy family relationships, drug addiction, unfair policing practices, and ongoing violence. This workshop explores trauma through the lens of epigenetics and generational trauma as well as physical health in the light of the ACEs study. In this session, you’ll explore:
Jada McCray, LCSW-C, has been a clinician in Baltimore City for more than a decade. Her work through BTST Services involves leading one of Baltimore’s most cutting-edge and culturally competent practices, with over 200 employees, servicing 4,000 clients statewide.
Note: This workshop is available as self-study credit. It also fulfills many state board requirements for training in cultural competency.