Monday, April 9, 2012

Expert Discussion on the Impact of Traumatic Early Experiences on Children's Brain Development


WHY IS MY CHILD BEHAVING THAT WAY?
Expert Discussion on the Impact of Traumatic Early Experiences on Children’s Brain Development

The discussion will focus on how traumatic experiences influence children’s behavior in school, out of school, and their health as adults as well as some healthy ways to respond and support your kids.

**Program not appropriate for children younger than 10**

Friday, April 20, 2012, 6-8 PM at Enon Tabernacle Baptist Church
2800 Cheltenham Ave., Philadelphia
(Light refreshments will be served)

Featuring noted Philadelphia psychotherapists:
Ruthann Ryan, APRN, BC
Joe Foderaro LCSW, BCD
Tianna Gaines-Turner, Drexel Witness to Hunger Program
Vivian Nix-Early, PhD., MT-BC, Co-Founder & COO, BuildaBridge International,
Adjunct Professor, Eastern University Campolo College of Graduate Studies

Sponsored by Northwest EPIC (Equal Partners in Change)—DHS citywide anti-truancy effort—in partnership with:
PathWays PA • Enon Tabernacle Baptist Church • Drexel University Center for Nonviolence and Social Justice United Way • Multiplying Connections, Health Federation of Philadelphia • Green Tree Community Health Foundation

With assistance from the District Attorney’s office & Philadelphia Anti-Drug/Anti-Violence Network
Supported by the Philadelphia Department of Human Services Community Based Prevention Services

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