Trauma Informed Care: Education Workshop on the Sunshine Coast


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Join us for a FREE educational workshop on Trauma Informed Care by clinical counsellor Carrie DeJong. Free for adoptive, foster, kinship, and permanency parents, and for Community Professionals!


TRAUMA INFORMED CARE: Supporting growth and healing in children who have experienced trauma

with Carrie DeJong

Adoptive Families Association is pleased to present a FREE workshop for Foster, Adoptive, Kinship, and Permanency parents on the Sunshine Coast.

When: 9.30-2.30 on Wednesday, February 19, 2020. Registration opens at 9am.

Where: Davis Bay Community Hall: 5123 Davis Bay Road, Sunshine Coast, BC

Cost: Free for all, including Foster/Adoptive/Kinship/Permanency parents, and community professionals, but you must pre-register. 

Registration: Through this link, or contact Elaine at 1877-236-7807 or


We know that children in care have faced multiple traumas that often include abuse, neglect, or exposure to parental addiction. We also know that trauma impacts normal development since it compromises a child's ability to develop  attachment, trust, and emotional regulation. This seminar provides an opportunity to understand the effects of trauma, specifically developmental trauma, as well as identifying ways to support these children in their growth and healing. 

About the Facilitator: 

Carrie DeJong is a Registered Clinical Counsellor with over 20 years of experience working with trauma. Her strength is the ability to blend current research across a number of important areas: addiction, trauma, anxiety, stress, attachment, neuroscience, and an understanding of how the human nervous system functions. 

Please register early! Feel free to forward to others who may be interested! 




February 19th, 2020 9:30 AM through  2:30 PM
Davis Bay Hall
5123 Davis Bay Road
Sechelt, BC
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Mobile: 604-320-7330 ext. 101
Detailed Information
Audience: Adoptive Families, Foster Families, Professionals
Location: Vancouver Coastal Region
Format Workshop (face to face)
Topic/Area of Interest Parenting

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