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UNI's Department of Social Work to host annual Trauma Informed Care Conference

June 4, 2018
Contact: 

Jenny Becker, director of field instruction, social work, 319-273-7881, jennifer.becker@uni.edu

Lindsay Cunningham, Office of University Relations, 319-273-2761, lindsay.cunningham@uni.edu

CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa's Department of Social Work will host its annual Trauma Informed Care Conference on Tuesday, Aug. 7, in the Maucker Union Ballroom on UNI's campus.

This conference aims to create trauma informed care supports, agencies and communities for all. The keynote speaker will be Carl Weems, professor and chair in the Department of Human Development and Family Studies at Iowa State University. Weems will share research, insights and interventions as to enhancing child and youth emotional health and school success to be used in practice across disciplines and settings.

For more information, contact Jenny Becker, director of field instruction in the Department of Social Work, at jennifer.becker@uni.edu or 319-273-7881.