CEV SymposiumEach year, about 100 Louisiana children lose a parent to domestic homicide. Join LCADV for a two-day symposium addressing Louisiana’s response to children and caregivers affected by intimate partner homicide. National experts on childhood trauma and domestic homicide will facilitate a training to build the capacity of shelter-based staff and other service providers to enhance their response when an intimate partner homicide occurs and children are left behind.

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Training Information:

August 20-21, 2014
9:00am-5:00pm

Baton Rouge Marriott
5500 Hilton Avenue
Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70808

Learning objectives:
- Understand social and emotional areas of impact on children following an intimate partner homicide
- Articulate the intersection of grief and trauma as it pertains to children
- Demonstrate understanding of the core trauma effects on children
- Acquire skills necessary to implement mental health first aid to children after a domestic homicide
-Implement specific trauma-informed intervention models in individual and group settings

Who Should Attend:
Domestic violence advocates, children’s advocates, child welfare professionals, behavioral health professionals, system-based professionals who come into contact with children and caregivers after a domestic homicide.

Registration:
This training is free. However, space is limited and registration is required.

Accommodations:
A group rate is available for the nights of August 19th and 20th.
Baton Rouge Marriott
5500 Hilton Avenue
Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70808
(225) 924-5000

Continuing Education:
This program has been approved for 10.5 general hours of continuing education credit by the National Association of Social Workers – Louisiana Chapter as authorized by the Louisiana State Board of Social Workers.

Trainer Biography:
Dr. Alyssa Rheingold is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist and tenured Associate Professor at the National Crime Victim’s Research and Treatment Center (NCVC) within the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the Medical University of South Carolina.  She currently serves as Director of Clinical Operations at the NCVC.  Dr. Rheingold completed her undergraduate coursework in 1996 at the University of Pennsylvania, graduating Cum Laude and with Honors in Psychology and a minor in Religious Studies. She earned her M.A. and Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from MCP Hahnemann University (now Drexel University). She completed a pre-doctoral Internship at the Charleston Consortium Psychology Internship Program and a Post-Doctoral Fellowship at the NCVC. Dr. Rheingold has established herself as an accomplished researcher, clinician, and teacher in the field of traumatic stress over the past 14 years as a faculty member at the NCVC. She is the Director of Specialized Services for Survivors of Homicide where she provides support group services, outreach intensive case management, and mental health counseling to family and friends who have lost a loved one to homicide. Dr. Rheingold has published over 45 peer reviewed articles and book chapters as well as provided over 60 presentations at regional and national conferences in the area of anxiety, trauma, and victimization, particularly in the area of violent loss. She has served as a consultant to Office for Victims of Crime TTAC in the curriculum development of specialized training for advocates in working with survivors of homicide. Her intensive case management outreach model for survivors of homicide has been identified as a model program by Office for Victims of Crime.

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