Workshop Title:

Trauma Informed Care: Hunger and Food Insecurity

Credit Hours:

3

 

Location:

Chicago, Illinois

 

Date:

Saturday, May 19th

Tuition:

$45  

 

Workshop Description:

This workshop is designed for professionals who provide mental health services to low-income individuals, families, and/or adolescents.  Recognizing the physical, mental, and emotional effects of hunger and food insecurity, this workshop will focus on how to recognize if a client is experiencing hunger or food insecurity and how to develop strategies to create affordable meals for their clients. Participants will learn about hunger and food insecurity in the U.S. and its connection to trauma. In addition, participants will engage in a short hands-on cooking demo to learn about simple healthy and affordable dishes that can help alleviate hunger and reduce food insecurity.

Continuing Education Approval:

  • AODA Professionals: Upon successful completion of this course, participants will be awarded a certificate of completion for 3 CEUs as approved by the Illinois Certification Board for the following categories: Counselor II, CARS II, MISA I or II, PCGC II, CCJP II, CRSS I or II, MAATP II, NCRS II, CFPP II, CVSS II.

  • Professional Counselors: Upon successful completion of this course, participants will be awarded a certificate of completion for 3 CE hours/credits as approved by the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation for LPCs and LCPCs.

  • Social Workers: Upon successful completion of this course, participants will be awarded a certificate of completion for 3 CE hours/credits as approved by the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation for LSWs and LCSWs.

  • Nurses: Upon successful completion of this course, participants will be awarded a certificate of completion for 3 CE hours/credits as approved by the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation for APNs, RNs and LPNs.