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Course Details

  • NHAND 2023 Conference Speaker
  • 1.0 CE, general
  • CEs are approved by the AANP

Speaker Bio

Jen Stout, LICSW, MLADC is Clinical Supervisor at The Doorway at Wentworth Douglas Hospital, an assessment, referral, and treatment program for substance use disorder. Jen has been working in community health and community mental health, with a focus on the treatment of substance use and trauma in marginalized groups, for 20 years. She teaches the Substance Use Disorder classes for the MSW program at the University of New Hampshire and is currently pursuing a PhD in Social Work, focusing her research on the experience of mothers with substance use disorder who are seeking reunification with their children in the Child Welfare System.

Course Description

This session will introduce concepts related to Trauma-Informed Care by understanding how traumatic experiences in childhood have implications for individuals throughout the life span and how we, as providers and health care organizations, can address the impact of trauma with our patients in a therapeutic and healing way.