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Trauma Informed Parenting
December 14, 2021 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am$10
Part of the Grandparents Raising Grandchildren Mini Series Program
This session will define Trauma and reflect on ways to help others understand how Trauma intersects in several parts of our lives. We will discuss the effects of Trauma and how it can potentially change who you are as a person. We’ll learn helpful tips to support the influence of trauma and better understand how these affects show up in youth. There will also be minimal reflection on secondary Trauma as well.
- Defining Trauma
- The impacts of Trauma in daily living
- How Trauma affects who you are as a person
Case managers, social workers, agency leaders/supervisors, grandparents, and other caregivers for children
Lisa Kennedy is a single parent of 4 adult children and grandmother of 4 as well. She is a former Foster Parent and an Adoptive Parent. She is currently a Family Peer Support Specialist for York County Department of Human Services and serves as an Elected School Board Director for The School District of the City of York.
Lisa has spent more than 20 plus years supporting, educating, and advocating for children and families. She enjoys growing and learning through the many opportunities afforded her while engaged in workshops/trainings with others.
Lisa has had the opportunity to present locally and across the state of PA in various areas such as education, family support, and mental health needs. She sits on many local, state and national committees and boards in the aforementioned areas.