Specialized Alternatives for Families & Youth (SAFY): Building A Community of Healing


Thursday Mar 24, 2022 02:00 pm to 03:00 pm EDT
United States

This interactive webinar will share how a nationally recognized leader in preserving families, while supporting innovative whole-person care. Specialized Alternatives for Families & Youth’s (SAFY) approach for health equity moves from a compliance-based model towards a trauma-informed success-based care. A team of panelists will share ways providers of care, including administrators, direct-care staff, foster parents and youth can build a climate and culture of healing, health and hope. 

Attendees will have an opportunity to learn and share with individuals from across the country and beyond ways to have a larger impact on family preservation and ending stigma attached with child-welfare involvement. The panel will include leaders from SAFY-Nevada, where this team will provide an outline how Neurosequential Model of Therapeutics or NMT has been incorporated into every aspect of the work with children, youth, and families. NMT, developed by Dr. Bruce Perry, and his team at the Child Trauma Academy in Texas. NMT encapsulates a "developmentally sensitive, neurobiologically informed approach to clinical work."

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