July 26, 2012 - Community Forum on July 31: Understanding and responding to the effects of trauma
Community Forum on July 31: Understanding and responding to the effects of trauma
The City of Boulder’s Housing and Human Services and Police departments are partnering with Mental Health Partners and the Boulder Institute for Psychotherapy and Research (BIPR) to provide a panel discussion about the effects of trauma related to the recent shootings in Aurora.The forum is free, open to the public and will be held on Tuesday, July 31, at the East Boulder Senior Center, 5660 Sioux Drive, from 6 to 8:30 p.m.
The panel will include mental health experts who work with all age groups and a community resource officer from the Boulder Police Department. Strategies for recognizing trauma, how to talk about these events with children, and how to help yourself and others cope with the effects of trauma will be discussed.
The event is intended for a broad audience, including parents, teachers, youth, early childhood practitioners, camp counselors, case workers, health care providers, seniors and any community member interested in understanding and responding to the effects of trauma. Mental Health Professionals will be available to talk with if you or a loved one is struggling with the recent events.
For additional information, please call Cindy Smith at 303-441-4045.
Last Updated on Friday, 27 July 2012 10:11