Child Abuse and Domestic Violence Prevention - Long Beach, CA

End Abuse Long Beach
CHILD ABUSE & DOMESTIC VIOLENCE PREVENTION COUNCIL
Since 1975
www.EndAbuseLB.org

CAMFT Approved Continuing Education Provider

November 10 Program

Reggie Melrose, Ph.D.
Psychologist & author

"Brain Change by Stress and Trauma"

Date:

Thursday, November 10, 2016

Time:

8:00 - 8:20 a.m. Networking & Introductions
8:20 - 9:30 a.m. - Program

Place:

Alpert Jewish Community Center, Senior Room
3801 E. Willow St, Long Beach, CA 90815

EALB provides 1 CAMFT-approved Continuing Education Provider unit to MFTs/LCSWs in full attendance (free to EALB CEU members, $20 for non-CEU members). Provider number: 130171

Contact: info@drmelrose.com   www.drmelrose.com

Reggie Melrose, Ph.D. Psychologist Dr. Reggie Melrose is the best-selling author of The 60 Seconds Fix and creator of Brain Charge: The K-12 Curriculum. She has authored several other noteworthy resources including the groundbreaking books, You Can Heal Your Child and Why Students Underachieve. She is a well-known international speaker and consultant specializing in the application of current neuroscience to educational practice and parenting. Dr. Reggie cultivates in others simple yet powerful pathways for stress relief, greater balance, more ease and, ultimately, joyful living. She works with adults, children and adolescents healing the effects of stress and trauma. Her private practice is in Long Beach, CA.
For more bio, go to www.drmelrose.com.

Overview:
This presentation will review the impact of stress and trauma on the developing brain, learning, and behavior. Specific evidence-based strategies for teachers and practitioners will be modeled, taught, and practiced. The effectiveness of Somatic Experiencing will also be highlighted.
Current neuroscience points to self-regulation as the single most important foundational capacity for health, learning, and adaptive behavior. Self-regulation prevents underachievement, disengagement, and other forms of “shutdown” that are the outcome of chronic stress and/or trauma over time. Creating, strengthening, and utilizing sensory awareness, otherwise known as interoception, reinstates self-regulation of arousal and affect in spite of stress and trauma.
This workshop will answer the following questions: What exactly is self-regulation? Why is it so important? And how do we ensure that every child possesses it throughout his or her lifetime.
How best to intervene with the effects of stress on the brain, learning, and behavior, according to the most recent neuroscientific findings, will be elucidated, as well as simple resources, strategies, and tools that participants can start using today.

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For information about End Abuse Long Beach, please visit www.EndAbuseLB.org or contact the Program Chair Paul Sharpe: Paul@EndAbuseLB.org