Building on Trauma Informed Practices with Gabriella Grant

April 03, 2018  9:00AM - 3:30PM  |  Lake County Office of Education, Kesey Room


Strategies 2.0 Northern Learning Community Remote Broadcast 

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A day-long event to help community members and professionals develop a strong foundation in trauma-informed practices and approaches. Rooted in the SAMHSA model, the training will provide essential knowledge related to trauma and its recovery, standards for practices and policies, assessments for agencies to create a plan for transformation. A strong, common foundations and a core focus on safety allowing communities to come together to determine clear priorities, effective measures and a powerful voice for advocacy. 

Objectives for the day will include: 

  • Learn what trauma is by defining it & seeing pathways for recovery;

  • Address trauma in children & youth by recognizing trauma exposure & knowing best practices;

  • Create a trauma-informed community by crafting & implementing a countywide resiliency-building vision across sectors;

  • Envision a trauma-informed region by creating synergy around safety & resiliency across counties; and,

  • Make an impact on local & state policy by advocating for safety & resiliency.

Who Should Attend: Social Service Workers, therapists, counselors, foster parents, CASA Advocates, educators, healthcare providers, probation officers, mental health clinicians, parents

Guest Presenter: Gabriella Grant, MA Director, The California Center of Excellence for Trauma Informed Care

Ms. Grant trains professionals on trauma, substance abuse, PTSD, eating disorders, problem gambling, domestic violence, sexual assault & child abuse. As a trained policy analyst, she looks at how understanding the neurobiological effects of trauma, safety & skills-building can be adapted for effective programming, staff training, and policy and procedures oversite to create and benefit a variety of treatments, services, and outcomes. Ms. Grant oversees the Center’s research, program, professional development, and policy analysis activities.

Sponsored by CASA of Mendocino & Lake Counties, Mendocino College Foster Kinship Care Education Program, and the Strategies 2.0 Northern Learning Community


Contact: Ana Santana,

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