Prescott Valley AZ (February 26, 2018) – Many teens have had life experiences that have the potential of eliciting a traumatic stress response which can impact learning, relationships and the accomplishments of developmental tasks.
MATFORCE invites you to register to attend a training that will take place on Friday, March 9 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Step One Coffee House, 6719 E. 2nd Street in Prescott Valley. The training will focus on understanding adolescent brain development and how traumatic experiences in childhood and adolescence affect the developing brain and impact relationships, learning and behavior.
As a result of the training the participant will be able to: describe types of experiences likely to be stressful and traumatic for children and adolescents, explain how stress and trauma in childhood and adolescents affect the developing brain, explain how trauma may impact psychosocial development, behavior, learning and relationship and identify characteristics and components of stress/trauma informed practices in working with adolescents.
This training will be facilitated by Barb Iversen, M.C., N.C.C, a Certified Adolescent Health Trainer. The cost of the training is $20 which includes lunch.
To register go to www.matforce.org or call 928 708 0100.