Trauma Informed Practice from Health Federation of Philadelphia

Posted by Health Federation of Philadelphia on August 7, 2017

Professional Development Course Schedule
Credits available: PQAS, Act 48 Cost: $14-3HR, $7-2HR Training Location: Health Federation of Philadelphia, 1211 Chestnut Street, 8th Floor, Philadelphia PA 19107 OR DCIU-Morton, PA

Social Emotional

Mindfulness Tools for Educators
Monica Sullivan, MEd
Tuesday, 8/29/17, 8:30-11:30 AM
Friday, 9/15/17, 12PM-3PM

Nurturing Resilient Children
Marcy Witherspoon, MSW, LSW
Monday, 9/18/17, 5-8PM at DCIU-Morton

Raising Happy, Successful Children
Marcy Witherspoon, MSW, LSW
Tuesday, 8/15/17, 1– 4PM

Sensory Supports to Build Regulation Skills
Monica Sullivan, MEd
Saturday, 8/5/17, 9AM-12PM
Saturday, 9/16/17, 9AM-12PM

Teaching Empathy
Marcy Witherspoon, MSW, LSW
Tuesday, 8/29/17, 1–4PM

Leadership/Director Development/Professionalism

Blurred Lines: Exploring Professional Boundaries
Marcy Witherspoon, MSW, LSW
Wednesday, 8/2/17, 1-4 PM
Wednesday, 9/6/17 5-8PM at DCIU-Morton

Supporting Personal Well-Being and Professional Competence
Monica Sullivan, MEd
Thursday, 8/31/17, 1-4PM
Saturday, 9/16/17, 12:30-3:30PM

Verbal De-Escalation Strategies for Managing Conflict
Marcy Witherspoon, MSW, LSW
Friday, 9/1/17, 1-4PM

Families at Risk

Building Executive Function Skills
Monica Sullivan, MEd
Tuesday, 8/15/17, 9AM -12PM

How Adversity Wires the Brain
Monica Sullivan, MEd
Thursday, 8/31/17, 9AM -12PM
Tuesday, 9/26/17, 9AM-12PM

How Violence Impacts SE Development
Monica Sullivan, MEd
Friday, 9/15/17, 8:30AM -11:30AM

Why Don’t These Parents Care?
Laura Hinds, MSW, LCSW
Thursday, 9/4/17, 9AM -12PM

Working With Traumatized Infants and Toddlers
Laura Hinds, MSW, LCSW
Friday, 9/8/17, 9AM -11AM
Monday, 9/25/17, 9AM-11AM

Partnerships with Communities

Historical Trauma and Its Impact
Shandra Banutu-Gomez, MEd, MPH
Wednesday, 9/13/17, 1PM -3PM
Tuesday, 9/26/17, 1PM-3PM

Cultural Competence

Promoting Cultural Understanding
Sandra Banutu-Gomez, MEd, MPH
Wednesday, 9/13/17, 9AM -12PM
Tuesday, 9/26/17, 9AM-12PM

Tommy’s Wearing a Dress!
Laura Hinds, MSW, LCSW
Tuesday, 9/19/17, 9AM -12PM

Working with ESL Students and Families
Sandra Banutu-Gomez, MEd, MPH
Thursday, 9/28/17, 9AM -12PM

Health and SafetyTobacco Exposure and Young Children
Sandra Banutu-Gomez, MEd, MPH
Thursday, 9/28/17, 1PM -3PM

See our COURSE CATALOG in the PD REGISTRY through

Questions? Want to host a PD course at your site? Contact for more Information:
Monica Sullivan at or 215-977-8990

SERK training made possible through support from Philadelphia Health Management Corporation’s Southeast Regional Key

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