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Trauma Informed Communities
Saturday, September 14 at 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Justine Ginsberg, R.N., will teach us about the following:
- Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACE’s)
- How trauma affects the brain
- Trauma Informed Communities – what does this mean?
- What are the components of trauma informed communities and how can we all play a role
A BSN and a Registered Nurse with experience in both Intensive Care and Pediatrics in Australia, Justine has extensive experience working as a health educator in Australia and Europe and in health program development, successfully developing and implementing educational programs internationally and for the FVHD. She has worked in emergency preparedness for the Australian Federal Police and for the Australian Embassy in Belgrade. She is the Community Health Coordinator for the Farmington Valley health District and is responsible for the implementation and program development of health outreach, training and evaluation. Justine is the project lead for Resilience Grows Here and passionately believes that the destigmatizing of mental health is vital to the well-being of a community.