Five Acres Opens Registration for 5th Annual Clinical Conference

Five Acres' 5th Annual Clinical Conference

[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 For questions on this event, please contact Samantha Shank at

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 for more information.