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The Impact of Trauma on the Brain by Darla Sinclair

  • 04/13/2018
  • 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
  • 3545 Ellicott Mills Drive, Suite B-1, Ellicott City, MD 21043

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Causes of trauma in youth range from seeing a particularly violent episode on TV to civil war where one lives. 

  • What are the signs of trauma in a young person?
  • What must one know/feel/do to create a safe environment and avoid the fight or flight reaction that is typical of traumatized youth?
  • What are best evidence-based practices/interventions to assuage the anxiety that accompanies traumatic stress?
  • When is referral necessary?
  • What can one do to help restore the executive function disturbance in the traumatic brain?
  • What resources exist for counselors and parents that can support them working with traumatized youth?

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Darla Sinclair, MSW, LCSW-C, is a Licensed Certified Social Worker-Clinical and has been in clinical practice for over 15 years. She is also a certified EMDR practitioner. She has advanced training in working with Mood Disorders, EMDR, PTSD, Complex Trauma, Sensorimotor Psychotherapy and Adolescent Mental Health. She draws from her practice background, which includes administrative experience and the provision of clinical supervision, to teach graduate students from Loyola University and the University of Maryland’s School of Social Work about the artistic science involved in clinical practice with individuals, groups and families. She continues to actively provide clinical services from her private practice in Ellicott City.


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