Austin Child Guidance Center is convening the second Cross-Discipline Trauma Conference of Central Texas, a regional training conference on trauma and trauma-informed care. This two day conference brings together over 650 professionals and organizations in Central Texas that work with children and young adults; including mental health clinicians, physicians, school personnel, medical/nursing professionals, law enforcement, juvenile justice professionals, and occupational/physical therapists. The conference will provide expert guidance and education on the effects of trauma, as well as evidence-based practices in recognizing and treating trauma.
Keynote speaker Dr. Dan Siegel is a clinical professor of psychiatry at the UCLA School of Medicine where he is on the faculty of the Center for Culture, Brain, and Development and the founding co-director of the Mindful Awareness Research Center. He is an award-winning educator and author of numerous articles and books in the field of interpersonal neurobiology. Breakout sessions will take place the second day of the conference and cover topics including best practices and interventions that can be utilized by professionals from a variety of disciplines.
The Cross-Discipline Trauma Conference of Texas is provided by Austin Child Guidance Center through generous support of St. David's Foundation.