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Virtual Connections Matter Workshop (1-Day Session)

Wednesday, April 20, 2022 from 1:00pm to 5:00pm
Virtually via Zoom

The Connections Matter Georgia Initiative is a collaboration between the Georgia Center for Child Advocacy and Prevent Child Abuse Georgia focused on effectively educating communities about Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs), trauma, and resiliency. The Connections Matter Workshop is an interactive discussion-based program that can be taken in either two days (2 hours each day) OR one day (4 hours) via virtual Zoom format.

When:
This is a 1-day workshop, Wednesday, April 20, 2022, from 9:00 am - 1:00 pm.

Target Audience:
Parents, Caregivers, Community Members, Child-Serving Professionals, Healthcare/Human Services Providers, Faith Organizations, Educators, Business

Topics covered include:
- Connection between trauma, brain development, resilience, and health
- Concrete knowledge about Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) using Georgia data
- Strategies for increasing and improving your own connections
- Tools for strengthening both personal and community resilience
- Action planning and next steps for how you can make a difference
- Resources on trauma-informed care and implementation

Cost:
$20.00, but during April in honor of Child Abuse Prevention (CAP) Month...training is FREE!

Continuing Education
Connections Matter is approved for 4 hours of credit: LPCs, LMFTs, LCSW, Law Enforcement, Project SCEIs, & Bright From the Start

Registration:
Registration is required. To register, please click "register now" below and select a ticket. Once you have signed up, additional video conference instructions will be emailed to you. A follow-up survey will be sent via email immediately following the training and again 3 months post-training. In order to receive a certificate of completion, participants must complete the initial follow-up survey.

Our Impact in 2022

  • Units of Service to Ensure Ongoing Safety & Well-being

    16, 793

  • Forensic Interviews

    671

  • Adults Trained

    11, 884

  • Hours of Therapy

    1, 620

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  • CACGA
  • DHS
  • National Children's Alliance
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