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Trauma-Informed Practice with Children, Youth and Families
The Junior Fellow Program of the Center for Child and Family Wellbeing welcomes MSS students to apply to become Junior Fellows for the 2017-2018 academic year!
The cornerstone of the Jr. Fellow program is the Integrative Seminar. This seminar meets five times during the academic year. Each of the Integrative Seminars is three-hours in length and is held on Saturday mornings (schedule below).
This year, the integrative seminar is focused on the ACES (Adverse Childhood Experiences Studies), and how early exposure to toxic stress can create developmental risk across the lifespan. Through an understanding of how children and adolescents experience stress, and with particular attention to the body’s stress-response-system, we will examine the importance of supportive relationships in mediating the risk associated with early adversity and trauma. We will also examine how stress and unresolved trauma creates challenges for parents in meeting the needs of their children. We emphasize new conceptualizations of resilience in individuals, families and communities.
Seminar Dates: All seminars meet from 9:00 am-11:45 am
September 23, October 28, November 11, January 13, February 24, March 24 (make up/snow date)
The Integrative Seminar represents a unique training opportunity and a way to form a cohort with other students who have similar interests and career goals. All MSS students are welcome! Due to generous grant support, we are able to offer the Fellowship Program for $75/semester ($150/year). Each year, students who complete the fellowship program will receive a certificate of achievement, and will have this milestone noted on their academic transcript. CWEL students are required to participate in this seminar series.
The Jr. Fellow application is available here. Submissions can be sent via email to email@example.com or mailed to the school. Applicants can expect to be notified of the Committee's decision within a few weeks of the receipt of their application.