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Lunch and Learn: The Impact of Trauma on the Brain

March 13 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm EDT

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Our brains grow so fast during childhood and adolescence. We all learn important lessons from our caregivers, which impacts the ways our brains develop. The unfortunate introduction of childhood trauma begins to mold how we see the world. Understanding its impact will help us to better understand ways to help heal the brain of a child (or teen, or an adult – it is never too late!)

Terrence “Terry” Lovejoy has been working in the field of social services/mental health since 1988. He joined the Firefly Children & Family Alliance team, then known as Children’s Bureau, Inc., in 2001 and has been with us ever since. In 2007, he moved into the adoption team and loves it! Terry has been honored to help many children and families in their adoption journey over the years. In 2009, Terry joined the team who provided community trainings for professionals in trauma-informed care and attachment, starting with Take CHANCES for Kids, then Take TIME for Kids, and now with TACTICS (Treating All Clients with Trauma Informed Care Strategies), individualizing the format to meet the needs of the group. Terry has completed 72 hours of training for adoption competence (TAC), is a certified clinical trauma professional (CCTP), and holds other licenses and certifications. He provides management support for the adoption team.

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March 13
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm EDT
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Firefly Children & Family Alliance