Dr. Marla Buchanan from the University of British Columbia focuses on how traumatic events affect the brain and body. Participants will learn about the neuroscience of trauma and how the mind/body responds to traumatic events, such as dating violence. Understanding how trauma works is essential for learning strategies to address traumatic responses and triggers. Focusing on teen dating violence, this webinar will provide strategies to create safe learning environments for youth, coping mechanism for teens to manage the after-effects of dating violence and will provide a review of evidence-based programs that address the effects of teen trauma.

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