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Reaching Teens: Working With An Adolescent With A History Of Trauma

Manhattan Fire Department

2000 Denison Ave, Manhattan, KS 66502, USA

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Dr. Rachel Kaufman is a Licensed Psychologist and a graduate from Oklahoma State University with a doctoral degree in Counseling Psychology. Dr. Kaufman completed an APA-approved internship at Boys Town within the Nebraska Consortium of Professional Psychology. She completed a fellowship in child and pediatric psychology at the Boys Town Behavioral Health Clinic. She has experience utilizing evidence-based treatments recommended for a wide range of behavioral and emotional concerns across children and adolescents. Dr. Kaufman specializes in treating anxiety disorders, depression and mood disorders, disruptive behavior disorders, adjustment disorders, and eating disorders within adolescents. Dr. Kaufman joined the team at Katie's Way in August 2016.

learning Objectives:
    • Understand core components of trauma and common trauma symptoms among teens
    • Explore strategies for effective therapy with teens 
    • Review evidence-based therapeutic strategies for working with teens who have experienced trauma from a Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT) approach 
    • Understand core components of fostering resiliency in teens proactively as well as after a traumatic experience has occurred 


Continuing education credit for this event is co-sponsored by Stepping Stones Child Advocacy Center and Via Christi Hospital-CE-Approved.jpgManhattan. Continuing education (CE) credit is awarded at the completion of the workshop. No partial credit is available.

Via Christi Hospital is approved as a provider of continuing nursing education by the Kansas State Board of Nursing. This course offering is approved for 2.0 contact hours applicable for RN or LPN re-licensure. Kansas State Board of Nursing Provider #LT0065-0716.

This course offering is approved by Stepping Stones Child Advocacy Center for 2.0 contact hours applicable for SW licensure through the Kansas BSRB.

Amanda Yenzer · · 785-537-6867
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Thursday, October 27th, 2016 6:00 pm –  8:00 pm