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Home » Search » Developmental Trauma & Covid-19: A virtual DTAA panel discussion

Developmental Trauma & Covid-19: A virtual DTAA panel discussion


Developmental Trauma & Covid-19: A virtual DTAA panel discussion

Please join a DTAA panel for a live discussion about developmental trauma and COVID-19. Together we'd like to explore and learn more about the impact of COVID-19 on people with developmental trauma, talk about what can help and provide some helpful tips and resources.


Details: 

When: Wednesday May 13, 2020

Time: 7:30 pm

Via: Zoom (The Zoom link will be emailed to registrants closer to the event date).

Cost: None - this is a free presentation!

Panel: Leticia Gracia, MSW, RSW, Dr. Charlie Menendez, C.Psych, Susan O'Quinn, MSW, RSW.
 
Recommended audience: This panel discussion is for primarily for families who are parenting children who have experienced developmental trauma. 
 
Questions: You can share your thoughts and questions ahead of time when you register, and/or during the panel discussion.

Registration: Registration for this event is now closed.


Speaker Bios: 

  • Leticia Gracia, MSW, RSW
    Leticia is the Director of the Institute of Childhood Trauma and Attachment at The George Hull Centre. Having worked with children and families for 25 years, Leticia has extensive clinical experience with a focus on treating trauma and attachment difficulties. Leticia was instrumental in obtaining significant Innovation Grants from the Ontario Centre of Excellence for Child and Youth Mental Health to implement Dyadic Developmental Psychotherapy in the Community Clinic, and to develop a school-based socio-emotional learning program in partnership with the Toronto Catholic District School Board. 

  • Dr. Charlie Menendez, C.Psych
    Dr. Menendez is Registered Psychologist working in private practice in Peterborough. He specializes in working with children, youth and adults who have been impacted by developmental trauma, and the families and professionals who care for and support them. Dr. Menendez provides training and clinical consultation to a variety of agencies in the Peterborough area. Dr. Menendez has a particular interest in supporting individuals with developmental disabilities.

  • Susan O’Quinn, BCS, BSW, MSW
    Susan is a Registered Social Worker (ON) in private practice. She specializes in social-emotional development and has spent much of her career supporting families with young children who have atypical developmental needs.  In 2010, Susan founded ‘Family Help Online Inc’. From 2001-2009 she was a lead developmental consultant for the Canadian Clinic for Adopted Children, supporting children entering their families through adoption.  Susan has aslo worked as an Infant and Child Development Consultant as well as a Child/Behaviour Management Specialist.  Susan is a member of the Newfoundland Mi’kmaq community.

© ACT: An Adoption and Permanency Curriculum for Child Welfare and Mental Health Professionals and Pathways to Permanence 2: Parenting Children who have Experienced Trauma and Loss are copyrights of Kinship Center, a member of Seneca Family of Agencies in California. Through a partnership with Seneca Family of Agencies, Adoption Council of Ontario owns the exclusive Ontario license to ACT and Pathways 2.


Categories: PACT for Families, PACT for Professionals, Parent Events (ACO), Permanency Adoption Competency Training, All ACO Events, All Parent Events, Special Needs (General)

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Starts: 2020-05-13 19:30:00