Training Opportunities

Missouri Family Health Council, Inc. is pleased to present “Trauma-Informed Care in the Family Planning Setting” on Friday, April 27, 2018, from 10:00am to 1:30pm in Jefferson City. This training is geared towards family planning and reproductive health clinicians, nurses, medical assistants, and frontline staff.

CE/Registration Fee: Three hours of continuing education credit is available through the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Nursing and Health Studies*. Registration for non-Title X attendees is $10 to cover the cost of lunch. This training is free for Title X agencies (subrecipients and subcontractors).

Presenter Information: Sean Marz, MA, is the Director of Training and Technical Assistance with Alive and Well Communities. Sean has worked in community mental health for more than five years, specializing in trauma-recovery as an area of expertise.

Session objectives:

  • Understand the prevalence and impact of trauma;
  • Comprehend the Adverse Childhood Experiences Study (ACES) and the long-term impact that trauma can have on social, emotional, and health outcomes;
  • Recognize and explain how trauma impacts the developing brain architecture;
  • Identify how an individual’s responses and behaviors are the result of changes in the brain and body; and
  • Develop best practices for addressing patient needs upon understanding how trauma specifically affects one’s sexual and reproductive health.

Contact: For questions about this training session, contact Leslie Pritchard, Communications & Outreach Manager.

*Accreditation/Continuing Education Credit:

The University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Nursing and Health Studies is accredited as a provider of continuing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

This event offers 3 contact hours for nurses.

For Non-Title X attendees, payment information will be provided in a confirmation email upon registration.