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Sat, Nov 11



Trauma - What is it and how do we respond?

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Trauma - What is it and how do we respond?
Trauma - What is it and how do we respond?

Time & Location

Nov 11, 2023, 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM

Whiteland, 309 E Main St Suite B, Whiteland, IN 46184, USA

About The Event

Our instructor, Melissa Sichting, LCSW, LCAC, has 15 years of experience as a licensed clinical social worker and licensed clinical addiction counselor. She founded M. & S. Counseling Services in 2011 and has provided therapy for individuals in a private setting since it’s opening. She has also worked in the VA system, in a non-profit setting and in community mental health.

She will be covering information on:

  • Sexual Violence
  • Domestic Violence
  • Child Sexual Abuse
  • Three E’s of Trauma

What behaviors and emotions can come from having experienced trauma? We'll be discussing what ACES are and what affects an ACES score. A discussion about how trauma makes an impact over a lifespan and how it can change the brain. We will then move on to how to respond to trauma. Trauma informed care will be taught and how to use a trauma informed approach.

  • Understanding how rape victims respond differently
  • Understanding how substance use is used as a survival skill from trauma
  • Understand why individuals stay in abusive relationships

Childcare is limited. Sign up early!

*Certificates will be handed out at end of class.

Limited scholarships available for foster parents, please contact Renae: for more information.


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