The majority of people with disabilities have experienced trauma. From identifying the definition of trauma to understanding its triggers, this webinar explores trauma and the effects of trauma in the lives of people with disabilities. Attendees will shift their perceptions of ‘behaviors’ and discover how supports can help with the healing process. Strategies are also shared for creating environments that do not re-traumatize individuals.
In This Webinar
- Definition of trauma
- Incidence of trauma in the lives of people with disabilities
- Effects of trauma
- Understanding triggers
- Shifting our perceptions of ‘behaviors’
- Healing from trauma
- Service planning
- Creating environments that do not re-traumatize individuals
Blue Tower Training
Shirley Paceley is the founder and director of Blue Tower Training. Shirley has worked with people with disabilities for over 40 years and has a Masters Degree in Clinical Psychology. Shirley is a published author, international trainer, counselor, consultant, advocate and visionary.
IL Department of Human Services
Teresa Tudor is a Program Administrator for the Illinois Department of Human Services, Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Unit. She oversees the statewide Partner Abuse Intervention system and serves as Project Director for two Office of Violence Against Women grants.