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What You Will Learn


The Adverse Childhood Experiences study (ACEs) revealed that toxic stress due to trauma can harm a child’s developing brain. In this webinar, Kim Johancen, LPC, will work through the implications of the study and risk factors educators need to be aware of with children who have one or multiple adverse experiences. Attendees will learn specific strategies on how to amplify inherent strengths and resiliencies – including information on how to increase willpower and self-control. Kim will share specific information about how to determine which interventions may be most appropriate based on student behaviors and identified risk or risk clusters. Additional skills and interventions will be explored through multiple case studies that will leave attendees feeling hopeful and empowered.

Webinar Highlights:

  • Discuss risk factors for educators working with students using the ACEs assessment
  • Discover strategies to amplify inherent strengths and resiliencies of students
  • Explore specific strategies to utilize with students based on level of risk identified – to encompass a variety of developmental ages and abilities of students
  • Glean specific information about how to determine which interventions may be most appropriate based on student behaviors and identified risk clusters
  • Attendees will be given a checklist to use in conjunction with  the ACEs assessment that can help determine which targets and interventions will be most appropriate for a student

Learning Objectives:

  • Understand protective factors identified on ACEs assessment as well as resiliencies children and adolescents need to thrive
  • Master specific strategies to use with students based on level of risk identified on assessments -encompassing various ages and abilities of high-risk students
  • Determine which interventions may be most appropriate based on student behaviors and identified risk or risk clusters.
  • Become familiar with checklist to be used in conjunction with the ACEs assessment that can be used to determine which targets and interventions will be most appropriate
  • Master additional skill and interventions to be used through multiple case studies


You Will Also Receive

The $49 registration fee includes a PDF copy of the PowerPoint presentation that will accompany the live presentation. This will be emailed to each registrant the afternoon prior to the webinar.


Benefits from Taking this Webinar
  • Valuable Information – From a nationally known speaker with a reputation for providing insightful and useful information.
  • Inexpensive – Eliminate travel arrangements and travel expenses that you would ordinarily need to expend to attend a professional seminar such as this one.
  • Efficient – No need to spend time arranging for and traveling to this seminar
  • Access PowerPoint™ Visuals – as Kim Johancen, LPC progresses through the seminar. A copy of the PowerPoint™ presentation slides will be available to you upon registration.
  • Reproducibles – Handouts and worksheets will be available to you, upon registration.

Potential Funding

Research-based, outcome-based continuing education opportunities from Developmental Resources may qualify for funding under Title 1 Part A Targeted Assistance Program Grants; Title II Part A Improving Teacher Quality Grants; Perkins Professional Technical Education Grants as well as other federal, state and local sources. Requirements vary from state to state. Contact your local administrator.


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Group Discounts

Available for attendees from the same school system or private practice.

3-5 Attendees 10% off
6-9 Attendees 15% off
10-19 Attendees 20% off
20+ Attendees 25% off
Unlimited Access CD
The pre-recorded webinar on CD will be shipped to you for unlimited viewing.
$295

In order to be eligible for group discounts, we must receive ALL registrations at the SAME time.

PRE-RECORDED
Grade Levels: K-12

PRE-RECORDED
Grade Levels: K-12

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Kim Johancen, LPC
About the Presenter

Kim Johancen is a licensed professional counselor with over twenty years of experience working with clients who have experienced trauma. Her career includes working with adolescent and adult survivors dealing with complicated grief and loss - including sexual trauma, relationship loss, individuals and families who have been impacted by suicide, and clients struggling with self-injury. In addition to seeing adolescents, adults, and families, Kim also has experience facilitating both small and large groups including crisis debriefings at local agencies in Durango, Colorado where she resided until recently. Kim has been invited to present at numerous conferences and seminars both locally and nationally and has presented her work on self-injury at Harvard University and her work with suicidal patients at Stony Brook University in New York. In addition to her clinical work Kim has also been asked to contribute a chapter to Matthew Selekman's Adolescent and Young Adult Self-Harming Treatment Manual and has published over nine articles with the American Counseling Association. Kim currently has a column on the ACA website and continues to offer both counseling and consultation services to various agencies both nationally and locally.