A Licensed Independent Certified Social Worker, Lauren currently serves as Director of Whole Child Initiative. She is a Trained Practitioner in the Trust-Based Relational Intervention model, as well as Trauma Competent Care, Dyadic Developmental Psychotherapy and Theraplay (Level One). She is also a Prepare/Enrich Facilitator, TF-CBT trained Practitioner, TIPS-MAPP and GPS-MAPP trained Facilitator, Neurosequential Model of Therapeutics Phase One Partner, and a Focus On The Family Network Counselor. Lauren is an engaging, passionate trainer and speaker who is equipped to teach, motivate and encourage anyone serving vulnerable children.
Small Talk with Alley & Amanda:
– Our favorite things right now
– What we are thankful for this month
Questions we explore during our chat:
-Lauren’s background and how she came to focus on the area of childhood adversity and trauma.
-What qualifies a child as having experienced trauma and how does this impact the child who has experienced it?
-How does Whole Child Initiative seek to equip parents of children who have experienced trauma?
-Ways to use this in their own approach to raising children?
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