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Trauma in Our Community Conference 2017

June 15, 2017 @ 7:30 am - June 16, 2017 @ 1:00 pm

The School of Continuing Education will host the “Trauma in Our Community” conference on June 15-16 at the Hilton Milwaukee City Center.

Experts in trauma care–educators, practitioners and clinicians–will lead discussions on helping people overcome adversity and thrive. The conference will disseminate the latest evidence and practices in the trauma care field. This is an opportunity for newcomers and experienced professionals to learn, share experiences and increase their knowledge.

This conference is intended for teachers, school and youth counselors, psychologists, social workers, medical providers, parents and foster parents, and anyone interested in addressing trauma care throughout the healthcare system.

Experts will cover topics, like the neurobiology of trauma, trauma in schools and multicultural traumatic stress. Some speakers include:

  • James Henry, co-founder and project director of the Children’s Trauma Assessment Center and professor at Western Michigan University
  • Ruth Lanius, professor of psychiatry and the director of the post-traumatic stress disorder research unit at the University of Western Ontario
  • Paul Tough, author of “Helping Children Succeed: What Works and Why”
  • Monnica Williams, board-certified clinical psychologist and associate professor in University of Connecticut’s Department of Psychological Sciences.

Before May 15, the registration fee is $389. After May 15, the fee will increase to $449. For more information and to register, visit the School of Continuing Education’s conference page.

Direct any questions to Angela Kelber ( or call 414-227-3314.


June 15, 2017 @ 7:30 am
June 16, 2017 @ 1:00 pm
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Hilton Milwaukee City Center
509 W Wisconsin Ave.
Milwaukee, WI 53203 United States
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