November 2, 2023
C.J. Quick, LPCC-S, LMFT, RPT-S holds a Masters of Arts in Education with emphasis in Professional Counseling and Marriage and Family Therapy. She has practiced as a mental health therapist for over 14 years and currently owns a private practice in Elizabethtown, Kentucky that specializes in working with children and families. Ms. Quick is a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor-Supervisor, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, and a Registered Play Therapist-Supervisor. She specializes in working with children who have experienced trauma, children who have attachment concerns, and with families. She has worked with at risk children including over two years full time experience at a Children’s Crisis Unit working with children at risk of harming themselves or others. She has continued to work closely with community partners and schools to assess at risk children and adolescents and help coordinate care. Ms. Quick is also an autonomously licensed Batterer’s Intervention Provider who has worked extensively with perpetrators and victims of domestic violence as well as children who have been exposed to violence.
Ms. Quick presents locally and throughout the state on a multitude of child mental health topics including but not limited to: Early Childhood Mental Health, the Effects of Trauma on Brain Development, and Trauma Informed Education. They also provides Kentucky board approved trainings for mental health professionals on Understanding and Treating Suicide, Domestic Violence, and Laws and Ethics.
This course will specifically focus on interventions that can be applied in trauma-focused work with children, adolescents, and families.
We will review how trauma effects development including brain development and how this presents both emotionally and behaviorally. We will further discuss how it effects the family system as well as external systems in which the child exists. We will discuss and engage in interventions that can be applied in direct clinical work in a trauma-informed way.
We will continue to discuss how to specifically set up your therapy space and interventions to always be trauma sensitive.
- discuss trauma including complex trauma, toxic stress, and abuse
- describe how trauma influence child development including brain development
- identify how trauma influences emotional and behavioral functioning
- apply a trauma informed play therapy approach to assessment, diagnosis, and treatment planning
- utilize play therapy approaches and interventions in a trauma informed way
- demonstrate play therapy interventions to utilize when working with traumatized clients
- Dates: November 2, 2023
- Location: In-Person (Brighter Futures Counseling, PLLC, 1002 N. Mulberry Street, Elizabethtown KY 42701)
- Time: The training will run from 9:00 AM EST until 4:30 PM EST (There will be a 1.5 hour break for lunch)
- Cost: $125.00
- Cancellation Policy can be viewed here.
- Continuing Education:
- APT Approved Provider 20-599
- Brighter Futures Counseling is an approved sponsor with The Kentucky Board of Social Work (Approval number KBSWSP 202306)
- Brighter Futures Counseling is an approved sponsor with The Kentucky Board of Licensure for Marriage and Family Therapists (Approved 02/17/2022)