New Hampshire Alcohol & Drug Abuse Counselors Association

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Understanding Adverse Childhood Experiences & Working with Complex Trauma

  • February 18, 2020
  • 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM
  • 130 Pembroke Road, Suite 100, Concord, NH 03301
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A 6 hour training event with with Tana Bridge, PhD, LMSW, CTP   

February 18, 2020

8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. (registration begins at 8:00 a.m.).

SOR Scholarship Application 

PRESENTATION: Trauma informed practice implies a working knowledge of not only what signs and symptoms exist with trauma but also, how trauma impacts brain function, coping, and client well-being. This session will cover the basics of trauma definition and symptomology, with special focus the impact of multiple adverse childhood experiences (ACES) on brain process and its impact on coping and substance use. As a result of this training, participant will be able to:

  • Gain an understanding of trauma specific terminology;
  • Recognize those events and venues of trauma exposure;
  • Recognize the cumulative effect of Adverse Childhood experiences on the brain and coping;
  • Understand the impact trauma(s) has on coping and substance use;
  • Recognize their role and opportunities for support when working with those exposed to multiple traumas (ACES); and
  • Explore a variety of prevention strategies in working with individuals, families and communities to decrease negative coping including potential substance use.
PRESENTER: Dr. Tana Bridge is a Licensed Master Social Worker in both clinical and macro practice. She is a professor at Eastern Michigan University. She develops curriculum and teaches classes in theory, ethics, practice, loss, grief, and trauma. Dr. Bridge is an Advanced Certified Trauma Practitioner and a recipient of the Trauma and Loss Consultant of the Year Award from the National Institute for Trauma and Loss. Further, she is the vice-chair of the Governor’s Task Force on Child Abuse and Neglect. Dr. Bridge trains and consults nationally in the areas of trauma, vicarious trauma, agency practice and ethics.

FEE: NHADACA Members: $55. Non-Members: $65. NBCC: add $5.

Lunch will be on your own.   Scholarships are available for this training. Please apply using the SOR scholarship application link above.

MORE INFO:  603-225-706 or

6 Contact Hours Available
CRSW Performance Domains: 2 & 4
LADC/MLADC Categories of Competence: 4, 5, 11, 14, 15 & 17
Certified Prevention Specialist Domains: 6
NBCC: LICSW/L-MFT/LCMHC (Category A) & Psychologist (Category A)  
NH Alcohol & Drug Abuse Counselors Association has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider. ACEP No 6754. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. NHADACA is solely responsible for all aspects of the program.

PLEASE NOTE:  Only one registrant per form. For multiple registrants, you must register each one individually. Thank you!

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