Department of Behavioral Health and Intellectual disAbility Services

Community-Based Trauma Response

Posted on August 31, 2015

In partnership with the Victim/Community Support Committee of the Department of Behavioral Health and Intellectual disAbility Services (DBHIDS), YVPC works to develop a viable continuum of care protocol to respond to youth victims of violence, their families, and communities in a timely and supportive manner.

We are thrilled to invite you to learn about an exciting approach to trauma response out of Boston—the Community-Based Trauma Response Network Program! Please see the following invitation for a seminar with Dr. Robert Macy, Executive Director of the Boston Children’s Foundation and President of the International Trauma Center.

Your prompt RSVP is appreciated, as we will need to get a headcount for lunch. You may register here: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/DBHIDSMacyseminar

Please Come Learn About Community-Based Trauma Response from Dr. Robert Macy, Executive Director of the Boston Children’s Foundation and President of the International Trauma Center

Presentation and Overview of Boston’s Community Based Trauma Response Network by

Dr. Robert Macy
September 9th, 2015
10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Community Behavioral Health, 801 Market Street, 11th Floor

Lunch will be provided

Presented by the Victim/Community Support Committee of the Department of Behavioral Health and Intellectual disAbility (DBHIDS)

Boston’s Community Based Trauma Response Network Program is an all hazards mitigation response continuum for prevention, intervention and postvention protocols after traumatic incidents to assess and intervene with children, youths, families, and their adult caregivers in Boston. Through partnerships with professional providers, school-based professionals, and community workers, a staff of three professionals, one manager and one graduate student, created the capacity to respond throughout the City of Boston to traumatic events affecting children, families, and communities 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year.

We are thrilled that Dr. Robert Macy, has accepted an invitation to come to Philadelphia to hold a learning session to inform Philadelphia’s victim services community about how Boston came to adopt and implement their community-based trauma-response program, including sharing lessons-learned and answering questions.

You can learn more about Dr. Robert Macy here: http://www.internationaltraumacenter.com/who-we-are/dr-robert-d-macy

To register for this seminar, please follow this link: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/DBHIDSMacyseminar

PLEASE RSVP AS SOON AS POSSIBLE

Any questions, please email DBHIDSEmergencyPrep@Phila.gov


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