Alamo Local Authority

Posted on: June 27, 2017

Free Trauma-Informed Care for Individuals with IDD


Texas Health and Human Services is hosting 6 training sessions for Trauma-Informed Care for Individuals with IDD, delivered by Dr. Karyn Harvey.

The trainings are free and will be held in locations around the stated.

The training will provide participants practical ways to implement trauma-informed care approaches when supporting people with IDD. Attendees will learn about:

  • Signs and symptoms of trauma
  • Effects of trauma on development and behavior
  • Effects trauma has on people with an IDD and co-occurring behavioral health conditions

The courses are designed for educators, case managers, direct care workers, family members, mental health professionals and other community providers.

Two tracks are being offered: a general session and a clinical train-the-trainer session. The two tracks are held on separate days.

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