Special Workshops: Working with Children Exposed to Domestic Violence

Thu, 04/03/2014 - 10:00am - 4:00pm
127 W 127th St, Conf Rm 432, New York, NY 10027

Join us for the second of two Special Workshops on Working with Children Exposed to Domestic Violence with renown trainer and author, Flora Colao

Thursday, April 3, 2014, 10 AM - 4 PM 

Tuesday, March 4, 2014, 1 - 4 PM (please note that this workshop has been completed.) 

127 West 127 Street, Room 432, New York, NY 10027

Learn how to identify child witnesses to abuse, as well as the impact of trauma at different stages of development, from infancy to adolescence. In addition, the workshop will provide tools and techniques for nurturing children’s natural resilience and potential for healing.

Sign up for one or both workshops by emailing connect@connectnyc.org or calling (212) 683-0015 x210. Workshop fees: $50 for March 4, $100 for April 4, $125 if you sign up for both at once.

Sliding scale and scholarships are available by request for both workshops.

About the Facilitator, Flora Colao:

Flora Colao, LCSW, is a social worker who has been treating children and families since 1975. She specializes in the detection, intervention, and treatment of child abuse and other traumas and offers training programs nationwide. Flora Colao teaches personal safety and crime prevention to children and teenagers. She conducts workshops for parents and professionals about teaching children personal safety in non-alarmist ways.  Because of her wide range of experience with children, Flora Colao is able to understand and teach others how children perceive their environment as well as how they think and react in different situations. Flora Colao has appeared as an expert witness in numerous county, state and federal court cases.  She has worked as a consultant to the Federal Bureau of Investigation in addition to a variety of public and private social service, educational, law enforcement and community agencies.  Her work has received international media recognition. 

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