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Bite-Size PD – Understanding the Intersection Between Trauma and Disabilities

November 14 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Presented by Tori Albarracin, M.A. with Children’s Research Triangle/Project LAUNCH

Description: This training can be provided to caregivers, teachers, and other helping professionals. Objectives include gaining an understanding of trauma and disabilities as separate concepts, followed by gaining a deeper understanding of how they intersect. Other objectives include obtaining strategies to navigate relationships and situations involving trauma and disabilities effectively and respectfully.

Note: This session is sponsored by Project LAUNCH. Project LAUNCH provides behavioral health services for children from birth to 8 years old. However, this session will be beneficial for anyone working with children and youth of any age. Types of Certification: – For Educators on a PEL, the IEA will provide 1.5 PDHs per session. – For LSW, LCSW, LCP, or LCPC, the SIU School of Medicine will provide 1.5 CEUs per session. – For Early Childhood Educators, P4R will provide a 1.5 hour certificate of completion.

This is a free virtual event.  Register Here! 

Space is limited, so please register early to secure your spot. For registration assistance, please email Mary Ann Rivera at or Jenny Bruner at



November 14
3:30 pm - 5:00 pm


Jenny Bruner
MaryAnn Rivera