Child Abuse, Sexual Abuse
and the Traumatic Effects
on Children and Families
For Family Court Personnel & Attorneys
Also aligns to the education requirements of Colorado House Bill 21-1228
Child abuse - whether physical, psychological or sexual - can have a long-lasting impact on a child. Consequences from these doings can lead to life-long problems with an individual’s health, mental health, social wellbeing, academic success and financial stability. This training will provide a foundational understanding of child abuse and sexual abuse and how it impacts each child differently, potentially effecting their neurodevelopment. The course gives professionals the tools to understand behaviors a child may exhibit secondary to abuse, role of caregivers, and trauma informed intervention for those affected.
Foundational understanding of child abuse, sexual abuse and adversity
Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) and the science behind it
Traumatic effects on the emotional, physical and mental growth of individuals
How trauma effects individuals differently
Understanding the influence of culture and bias when viewing trauma
The supports for building resilience and healing
Trauma informed practices for those working with children and families
Format: Live, online course.
Duration: 6 Hours
Who Should Attend: Ideal for CFI's, GAL's, judges, magistrates, mediators, attorneys and others working in the judicial system with families and children.
Certificate of Training: Yes