Name
Surviving & Thriving: Conquering Equity, Re-entry & Recovery in Recovery Residences
Session Type
Breakout
Date & Time
Sunday, October 24, 2021, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Location Name
James River Ballroom
Description

Dr. Scarbrough will discuss how trauma and adverse childhood experiences have a significant impact on individuals who battle substance use disorder and often find themselves in the penal system. She will discuss best practices in working with those who have experienced trauma, while ensuring understanding of how the trauma has affected the brain and thus consequent actions. Attendees will gain a wealth of knowledge in the role trauma has played in the lives those they serve, learn how to better work with this population and address their needs, and operate under a trauma informed lens.

Objectives
"Have an understanding of recovery programming that is provided through a behavioral modification model.

Understand the impact that trauma has had on those we serve

Understand the role trauma played in getting those we serve to where they are now

Understand the impact trauma has had on the brain and how it perpetuates SUD"