SAVE THE DATE - Maine Child Welfare Education Annual Conference June 28, 2023

Posted on May 04, 2023


Moving Beyond ACES: Trauma and Resiliency in a Post-Pandemic World

Cross Insurance Center - 515 Main Street, Bangor, Maine

Featuring Keynote Speaker: Allegra Hirsh-Wright, LCSW

Allegra Hirsh-Wright is the Clinical and Training Manager in the Department of Clinical Innovation at Maine Behavioral Healthcare and is a licensed clinical social worker with over fifteen years of experience working in the field of trauma. Ms. Hirsh-Wright is a nationally recognized expert in the areas of trauma-informed care, secondary traumatic stress (STS), and professional resilience and has presented on the topics in both national and local fora. Ms. Hirsh-Wright has expertise in direct clinical practice providing treatment to children and families who have been exposed to trauma and is a nationally certified clinical, supervisor, and consultant in multiple child trauma treatment models. Ms. Hirsh-Wright has extensive experience facilitating organizational, community, and state-wide change efforts related to evidence-based practices and trauma-informed care. Ms. Hirsh-Wright sites on multiple state and national committees and Boards that focus on childhood exposure to trauma, trauma-informed care, and resilience, and she has authored multiple resources on the topics of STS and resilience. Ms. Hirsh-Wright is an adjunct professor in the University of Southern Maine's School of Social Work and is a lover of all things orange.

Registration details will be included in the full conference brochure, which will be available on our Facebook page by May 15, 2023.

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