Professional development training addresses childhood trauma | News

BOISE — Idaho Public Television will accomplice with Idaho Children’s Trust Fund and Optum Idaho to deliver lecturers, counselors and different practitioners a three-part on-line skilled development sequence centered on its current documentary Resilience: Hope Lives Here.The hourlong movie investigates Adverse Childhood Experiences, which embrace abuse, neglect, divorce and different childhood traumas. Research reveals that left unresolved or untreated, these experiences can result in well being circumstances in maturity similar to hypertension, diabetes and despair. Being a trauma-informed trainer or practitioner is important as a result of Idaho has the fifth-highest charge within the nation for youngsters who’ve skilled three or extra experiences.The first webinar within the sequence will concentrate on self-care and psychological wellness, and shall be held nearly by way of Zoom on Thursday, Aug. 19, from 5-7 p.m. Mountain / 4-6 p.m. Pacific. Dr. Julie Wood and Dr. Dennis Woody from Optum Idaho shall be our visitor audio system.In the second webinar, attendees will find out about trauma-informed school rooms. This webinar takes place nearly by way of Zoom on Thursday, Sept. 16, from 5-7 p.m. Mountain / 4-6 p.m. Pacific.The third webinar will function some hands-on, sensible purposes and concepts for managing trauma within the classroom. This closing webinar shall be held on-line by way of Zoom on Thursday, Oct. 21, from 5-7 p.m. Mountain / 4-6 p.m. Pacific.All of the webinars shall be out there to lecturers and practitioners for gratis and shall be out there for one skilled development credit score by way of Idaho State University (further payment will apply). The public is invited to observe the webinars and grow to be extra trauma-informed. Register for these free webinars on the Idaho Public Television web site at Idaho Public TelevisionAn entity of the Idaho State Board of Education, Idaho Public Television is a statewide multimedia community with transmitters and translator stations that attain almost one hundred pc of all Idaho households with free over-the-air broadcast indicators. IdahoPTV broadcasts throughout 5 digital channels by way of 5 full-power transmitters (KAID, Boise; KCDT, Coeur d’Alene; KIPT, Twin Falls; KISU, Pocatello; and KUID, Moscow) and provides streaming content material and academic assets by way of its web site: IdahoPTV is among the many most-watched PBS affiliate networks per capita within the United States. The mission of Idaho Public Television is to “harness the ability of public media to encourage lifelong studying, join our communities, and enrich the lives of all Idahoans. We inform Idaho’s tales.”

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