Neuroscience Directed Treatment for Domestic Violence Cases

Live Webinar

NASWME Chapter 0 580

This training will be conducted via live webinar for six two-hour sessions. Participants will be able to ask questions, converse with trainers and other participants, and get their required DV training from their own computers.

Mod 1 - May 5th 9 - 11 am EST

Mod 2 - May 5th 11:15 am - 1:15 pm EST

Mod 3 - May 12th 9 - 11 am EST

Mod 4 - May 12th 11:15 am - 1:15 pm EST

Mod 5 - May 19th 9 - 11 am EST

Mod 6 - May 19th 11:15 am - 1:15 pm EST

You may choose to participate in any or all of the trainings.

Please note, to avoid having participants pay the handling charges of six separate tickets, we have set the first training date as the date of the training. After registering for the number of trainings you wish to attend, you will be asked which ones you are choosing (Modules 1 - 6). Modules 5 & 6 also qualify for Ethics.

If you prefer to pay by check, please send it to NASW ME, PO Box 5065, Augusta ME 04332. Please let us know if you are an NASW Member and which modules you will be attending. You will receive confirmation through Eventbrite once we register you.

Trauma 101

NASWME Chapter 0 96

Rebecca Day, LICSW

This workshop has been approved for 2 formal CEUs by NASW VT. Approval #1033

This training is meant for new clinician or case managers who want to gain a better understanding of trauma and its impacts on the mind and body. The goal is to provide basic knowledge of trauma, systems of trauma, the ACE study, and how to respond in a more trauma sensitive way



 Define trauma and why it is important to learn about trauma

 Describe events that individuals may experience as traumatic

 Describe how individuals might experience effects of trauma throughout life

 Discuss the findings of the ACE study and the long-term impacts of trauma on the body

 Describe ways in which community agencies and organizations may re-traumatize the people they are intended to serve

 Describe the impacts of toxic stress and identify the underlying causes of behavioral responses

 Recognize the importance of trauma-informed practices.


Trauma-Responsive Approaches for Mental Health Professionals

NASWME Chapter 0 134

In this workshop participants will move beyond a general understanding of trauma and basic trauma-informed model to a more trauma-responsive, resilient approach.


Participants will be able to :

§ Describe the impacts of toxic stress and identify the underlying causes of

behavioral responses

§ Practice elevating the dialogue around trauma to shift the perspective away

from a reactive approach to a responsive approach when working with highly

traumatized individuals

§ Discuss how your clients’ physical responses are ingrained in how they react to

and perceive the world

§ Describe emotional regulation techniques for clinicians/case managers to teach


§ Explore resiliency and discuss ways to build client empowerment and coping strategies

Social Work Practice with Transgender and Gender Diverse Youth

NASWME Chapter 0 131

Brandy Brown, LCSW

2 Clinical CEs approved by NASW Maine - .5 of these CEs are obtained by watching a video prior to the workshop

There is an acute need for social workers to have clinical competency working with transgender and gender diverse youth. Family acceptance and mental health disparities can pose clear challenges to your client. Brandy will review updated MIYHS Data, identify ways to overcome challenges and barriers to service, and ways to advocate. The brief webinar participants are asked to review prior to the workshop will provide background knowledge and a foundation around language/ terminology. The workshop will take us beyond the "101" onto the next level of work.


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