Understanding Trauma-Informed Care
Watch Recorded Webinar Series Below

Successful Continuum of Care implementation requires counties to collaborate across their child welfare and behavioral health agencies. This three-part webinar series includes an overview and focus on the need for using a trauma-informed care focus in working with children in the child welfare system. Learning Objectives


Kristin Dempsey, LMFT, LPCC, is a Senior Associate at CIBHS specializing in workforce development and evidence-based practices. She has worked with youth in a clinic, school, and private practice settings for over 20 years. Kristin has trained with Dr. Bruce Perry and the Child Trauma Academy staff in the Neurosequential Model of Therapeutics and has consulted with programs and systems on creating and maintaining trauma-informed systems of care.

When viewing the recorded webinars, we recommend clicking on the video links separately for videos shown during the webinar. Video Links

Part 1: Why Trauma Informed Care

Understanding Trauma-Informed Care

Presentation Slides Part 1
Unanswered Questions from Q&A Part 1

Part 2: Interventions for Child Welfare

Understanding Trauma-Informed Care

Presentation Slides Part 2

Part 3: Trauma and Specific Issues for Child Welfare and Self-Care

Understanding Trauma-Informed Care

Presentation Slides Part 3