[Los Angeles, California] January 31, 2018 – Five Acres 5th Annual Clinical Conference will take place at the courtyard Marriott in Monrovia, CA on March 15th 2018 from 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Led by chair Dr. Rachel McClements, Chief Clinical Officer for Five Acres, the clinical conference is intended for mental health providers who work with children in a variety of settings.
This year’s conference focuses on working with trauma from a multicultural perspective and provides a variety of speakers. Sessions include: Immigration and Trauma; Merging Trauma-Focused CBT with Play Therapy; Working with Children, Teens and Families in Foster Care and Adoption; The Relationship Between Parental-Out Migration to the United States and Mental Health and Somatization of Left-Behind Children in Mexico; Community Resiliency; and How the Brain is Affected by Traumatic Experiences.
The cost of the conference is $70, with a discounted rate of $30 for students. Up to six Continuing Education Credits (CEUs) are available for PSY, MFT and LCSW attendees. To register, please visit Five Acres’ website at 5acres.org/clinical-conference-2018. For questions on this event, please contact Samantha Shank at firstname.lastname@example.org.
About Five Acres
Five Acres is a child and family service agency ensuring every child has a safe, healthy and permanent family solution through advocacy, prevention and evidence-based services. Established as an orphanage in 1888, today Five Acres offers programs spanning a full continuum of care including community-based counseling and support services, intensive residential care, a therapeutic school for special needs students and foster care and adoption services. Currently, Five Acres serves approximately 8,700 children and their families across five counties. Visit 5acres.org for more information.