Seeking Safety: An Evidence-Based Practice for Trauma and/or Substance Abuse


Location: Brattleboro Retreat, Brattleboro, VT

This presentation will introduce Seeking Safety, an evidence-based treatment approach for trauma and/or substance abuse. We will cover the background of trauma and substance abuse (rates, presentation, models and stages of treatment, clinical challenges) and steps to implement Seeking Safety (overview, evidence-based). Assessment tools and community resources will also be described. By the training's end, participants can implement Seeking Safety in their practice.

About the Trainer: Karen E. Krinsley, Ph.D., is the Post Traumatioc Stress Disorder Section Chief for the Veteran's Administration Boston Healthcare System. She is also affiliated with the National Center for PTSd and the Center for Returning Veterans at VA Boston. Dr. Krinsley also serves as Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychiatry at Boston University School of Medicine.

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Event Date and Time: 
Thursday, April 1, 2010 - 6:57pm