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Supporting Children through Trauma
In this 90-minute webinar, you will learn more about:

- How children experience trauma (specifically abuse) & how to support them
- How to include children in advocacy
- Specific therapeutic considerations & tools to center children in their healing journey

Aug 19, 2020 01:00 PM in Central Time (US and Canada)

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Speakers

Brenisen Wheeler
Education and Outreach Coordinator @Women's Advocates
Brenisen provides hundreds of presentations, trainings, and workshops in the community to address domestic violence where we live, learn, work, and gather. Since starting in this position in April 2019, she has already reached thousands of community members, professionals, and students within the state of Minnesota equipping them with the education, tools, and resources to collectively unite and break the cycle of domestic violence. Her educational background includes a B.A. in Psychology from the University of Minnesota and and several years of research experience studying and presenting on identity, mental health, marginalization and trauma.
Mary Willis, MA, LPCC
Early Childhood Therapist @Domestic Abuse Project
Mary is an Early Childhood Therapist at Domestic Abuse Project in Minneapolis, MN. She received a B.A. in psychology and French from Cornell College and her Master's in Mental Health Counseling from Boston College. She has experience in a variety of treatment settings and modalities, including children's mental health day treatment, college counseling centers, eating disorder research and treatment development, and domestic violence advocacy. Currently, Mary primarily works with early childhood (0-6) clients and their families, using Child-Parent Psychotherapy as a primary treatment modality. She firmly believes in conducting therapy through a feminist lens, including viewing and analyzing sociopolitical oppressions and/or systems of power and control and integrating these into the therapeutic framework.