2017 National Permanency Conference

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2017 National Permanency Conference Plenary Recordings and Handouts

 

Plenary Session 1 – Six Core Strengths for Healthy Childhood Development

Presenter:

Bruce D. Perry, M.D., Ph.D., Senior Fellow, The ChildTrauma Academy, Adjunct Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Science at the Feinberg School of Medicine at Northwestern University in Chicago

Plenary Session 2 – A Relational Approach to Working with Maltreated Children

Presenter:

Bruce D. Perry, M.D., Ph.D., Senior Fellow, The ChildTrauma Academy, Adjunct Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Science at the Feinberg School of Medicine at Northwestern University in Chicago

 

2017 National Permanency Conference PowerPoints and Handouts

 

Traumagenic Factors in Abuse: Internal Messages That Keep Kids Stuck

Presenter:

Patti van Eys, Ph.D., licensed clinical psychologist, Chief Clinical Officer, Omni Visions, Inc.
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Preparing for Permanency

Presenters:

Pam Frye, Adoption Services Director, Harmony Family Center
Julie Flannery, Program Development Director, Harmony Family Center

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Trauma Mama – Supporting Parents of Hurt Children

Presenters:

Allison Cooke Douglas, Adoptive Parent, Education & Training Coordinator, Harmony Family Center
Debbie Schugg, Lead Parent Partner of the Adoption and Permanency Wraparound Program, Kinship Center and Senior Consultant, National Center on Adoption and Permanency (NCAP)

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“Heeling” through Canine Therapy: The Integration of Canines into the Play Therapy Setting

Presenter:

Jessica Pfeiffer, LCSW, SSW, Mount Saint Vincent
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The Wild, Wild Web: The Internet’s Historic Impact on Adoption

Presenter:

Adam Pertman, President, National Center on Adoption and Permanency
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Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome – Understanding the Syndrome, the Epidemic and Tennessee’s Response

Presenters:

Michael Warren, M.D., MPH, FAAP, Commissioner for Population Health, Tennessee Department of Health
Stephen Patrick, M.D., MPH, MS, Assistant Professor of Pediatrics and Health Policy, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine and Neonatologist, Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt

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Gardens That Heal

Presenter:

Derrick R. Stowell, MS, CTRS, HTR, HGTV – University of Tennessee Gardens Education Director
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A Picture is Worth a Thousand Words: Unique Benefits of Art Therapy for Healing Childhood Trauma

Presenter:

Tally Tripp, MA, MSW, ATR-BC, CTT, Director of Art Therapy Clinic and Asistant Professor of the Art Therapy Program – George Washington University
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Building Attachment, Resilience, and Competence (ARC) in Children, Youth, and Families

Presenter:

Jon S. Ebert, Psy.D., Assistant Professor of Clinical Psychiatry, Vanderbilt University – Center for Excellence
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Integrating TBRI into Your Practice

Presenter:

Kathleen Anne Bush, Clinical Programs Manager, Adoption Preservation and Foster Care Therapy
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Equipping Resource Parents with the Skills Necessary to Meet the Needs of Older Youth with Moderate to Severe Emotional and Behavioral Health Challenges

Presenter:

Kris Henneman, Vice President, The Spaulding Institute for Family and Community Development
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For Better or Worse: Why ASAP Services are Critical to Keeping Adoptive Families Intact

Presenters:

Kindal Akers, ASAP Clinical Supervisor, MA, Harmony Family Center
Michelle Whaley, ASAP Clinical Manager, LAPSW, Harmony Family Center

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It Makes a Village: Systemic Intersections

Presenter:

Joaniko Kohchi, Mphil, LCSW, IMH-E®, (IV-C), Organizational Development Specialist and Co-President, New York Zero-to-Three Network
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The Trauma-Informed Use of Music and Movement in Therapy

Presenter:

Chris Wojdak, MT-BC, Music Therapist, Mount Saint Vincent
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Resource Parent Education: Using Trauma Informed Curriculum to Strengthen Families

Presenters:

Allison Cooke Douglas, Adoptive Parent and Education and Training Coordinator, Harmony Family Center
Kara Johansen, Psy.D., Cherokee Health Center of Excellence

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Theraplay® Strengthening Connections between Parents and Children Through Attachment-Based Play

Presenter:

Karen Buckwalter, LCSW, Director of Program Strategy, Chaddock
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Leading the Way to Neurodevelopmental Models of Care and Education

Presenters:

Erica Stetson, Ph.D., School Psychologist, Cherry Creek School District, CO
Kirk Ward, LCSW, Executive Director, Mount Saint Vincent

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Using Art & Creative Expression to Support Emotional Regulation in Children

Presenter:

Sue Badeau, President, North American Council on Adoptable Children (NACAC)
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Play as a Critical Element of Neurophysiological Development

Presenters:

Dr. Tom Schlitt, PT, DPT, PCS; Physical Therapist, Maryville City Schools, TN
RaRa Schlitt, MS, RPT; Pediatric Physical Therapist, Artist, and Children’s Book Author & Illustrator

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What Adoptive Families Need…to Survive & Thrive

Presenters:

Julie Beem, MBA, Executive Director Attachment & Trauma Network (ATN)
Sandy Davis, ATN Awareness Program

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Beyond Fitness: Using Yoga to Heal from the Effects of Trauma

Presenters:

Kate Johnson, MA, Family Counselor, Harmony Family Center
Kristine Kaoverii Weber, MA, C-IAYT, eRYT500, Founder and Director, Subtle®Health

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It’s All About Nature: The Healing Power of Play in the Outdoors

Presenters:

Pam Wolf, CEO and Founder, Harmony Family Center
Pam Frye, Adoption Services Director, Harmony Family Center

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Preventing Discontinuity: Providing Post-Permanency Services before a Crisis

Presenters:

Kris Henneman, Vice President, The Spaulding Institute for Family and Community Development
John Webb, New Jersey Department of Children and Families, QIC-AG Site Implementation Manager
Christine Feldman, Illinois Department of Children and Family Services, QIC-AG Site Implementation Manager

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Improving Outcomes for Success: Expanding the National Footprint of Adoption Competent Mental Health Training

Presenter:

Debbie B. Riley, LCMFT, C.A.S.E. Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer
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A Voice for Change: Advocating for Permanency at the Federal, State, and Local Level

Presenters:

Schylar Baber, Executive Director, Voice for Adoption
Joe Kroll, Board Member, Voice for Adoption

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Rapid Response Team: An Innovative Intensive In-Home Program for Adoptive Families in Crisis

Presenter:

Karen Buckwalter, LCSW, Director of Program Strategy, Chaddock
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Pre-Conference Webinars

 

Trauma Sensitive Discipline

April 11, 2017
Presenter: Allison Cooke Douglas

Beyond Time-In: Coaching Parents in Trauma Sensitive Discipline

July 12, 2017
Presenter: Allison Cooke Douglas

Mindfulness: More Than Just Another Trauma-Informed Approach

August 9, 2017
Presenter: Kathleen Bush

Back-to-School Challenges for Children Impacted by Trauma

September 13, 2017
Presenter: Julie Beem


 

Post-Conference Webinars

 

“Wired for Fear, Not Fun: Why the Holidays Challenge Kids with Traumatic Pasts”

December 18, 2017
Presenter: Allison Cooke Douglas

Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs): What Foster & Adoptive Parents Need to Know

March 13, 2018
Presenter: Allison Cooke Douglas