Virtual: Trauma Informed Recovery Work

Sponsor: NHADACA

A 2-hour training with Dawna Jones, LCMHC, MLADC

PRESENTATION: This training will introduce recovery support workers to concepts of providing trauma informed care to the populations we serve.  We will define trauma and discuss common symptoms, cognitive changes and behavioral changes that can result from trauma. We will present ways to recognize cues and best respond in a supportive and empathetic way. As a result of the training, participants will be able to:

  • Define trauma.
  • Gain insight into long term effects of trauma.
  • Understand how to be mindful and aware of different techniques we can use to minimize trauma responses within our recoverees. 

PRESENTER: Dawna Jones, LCMHC, MLADC has been working in the mental health and substance use field for over 15 years. She received a Master’s of Science in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Springfield College. She is currently employed as the Director of Outpatient Services with Home Base Collaborative Family Counseling overseeing the Impaired Driver Care Management Program (IDCMP) and their outpatient mental health and substance use counseling department. Throughout her career, Dawna has worked across a variety of settings providing direct care in residential treatment, in-home support services and community mental health working with children, adolescents and adults with dual diagnosis disorders. Dawna contracts with organizations across the state to provide both clinical supervision and supervision to Certified Recovery Support Workers (CRSW) and is a member of the New Hampshire Licensing Board for Alcohol and Other Drug Use Professionals. 

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Event Details

April 4, 2022
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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