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Monday, October 21 • 3:45pm - 4:45pm
Creating Connection Using Trauma-Informed and Restorative Practice Approaches

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Today’s youth are increasingly exposed to first- and second-hand experiences of trauma. The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) estimates that about 37% of youth have experienced a physical assault and 15% have experienced maltreatment by a care-giver in a one-year period. Furthermore, race, gender, and poverty status increase these chances exponentially. This means that, more than ever before, college-age students are dealing with traumatic exposure and the possible consequence of trauma. These consequences include: increased chances of mental health issues, suicidal ideation, missed days of school and work, challenges learning, withdrawal from peer-supports and adult mentors, and substance use. Urban colleges and universities are uniquely placed to be able to reach students from disadvantaged backgrounds who are at-risk of drop out from college. Understanding and addressing trauma is critical to keep students connected to valuable opportunities, like school and work experiences, that are necessary for personal and professional well-being later in life.

Speakers
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Tracy Hall

Executive Director, Office of Metropolitan Impact, University of Michigan-Dearborn
opportunity youth; conservation-related urban collective impact; Carnegie Classification; boundary spanner roles in higher education;
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Jessica Camp

Assistant Professor of Social Work, University of Michigan-Dearborn
Dr. Jessica K. Camp is an assistant professor of social work in the Department of Health and Health Services at the University of Michigan- Dearborn. She is licensed by the State of Michigan as a social worker for clinical and macro practices, is a Certified Advanced Addiction and... Read More →
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Molly Manley

Assistant Director, Office of Metropolitan Impact, University of Michigan-Dearborn



Monday October 21, 2019 3:45pm - 4:45pm
Washington B 1200 Market St, Philadelphia, PA 19107, USA

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