Focusing awareness, understanding on helping traumatized kids heal [NewsWorks.org]

 

The goal is a lofty one — to transform the city of Philadelphia. Organizers of Greater Philadelphia Trauma Training Conference are going about it one professional at a time.

The event, which wraps up Friday at Thomas Jefferson University, is intended to help those in different professional fields become more aware of how to work with children who've experienced trauma.

The 450 or professionals who attended Thursday's session represented the juvenile justice world, health care and education, said Jeanne Felter, program director of the community and trauma counseling program at the university.



[For more of this story, written by Anne Hoffman, go to http://www.newsworks.org/index...raumatized-kids-heal]

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