Mental Health Toolbox- The Impact of Trauma on Learning and Behavior

Instructor: Dr. Denise Howley
Participants: Paraprofessionals
Date/Times: 01/28/19,8:00-11:30
Location: Southworth Library 732 Dartmouth St. South Dartmouth, Massachusetts 02748
Course #: 2019-05
Course Info Contact: Sherri Tetrault, 508-998-5599 ex 130,
Course Description: This workshop will provide an overview of how trauma impacts children’s thinking and behavior. Strategies for helping students to manage their emotions and learn strategies for self-regulation will be practiced. 

3.5 Contact Hours PDP’s    
Cost:  $75

Method of Payment: Check , Purchase Order, Money Order or Cash
Please make check payable to SMEC.  Mail payment and completed form to SMEC, 25 Russells Mills Rd, Dartmouth MA 02748.
We do not accept charge cards.  All payments must be mailed to SMEC.
Phone (508)998-5599ex130  FAX (508)998-5959    Email:
*Dr. Denise Howley is Program coordinator of the North River Collaborative Behavioral Health Initiative, coordinating the Elementary Counseling grant implementation in NRC’s eight member school districts.  Dr. Howley is a licensed clinical social worker who has been a teacher and administrator with both special and regular education children and adolescents for over 25 years.  She has a BA in Religion from Allegheny College, a MA in Religious Education from Fordham University, a MSW from Boston University and a Ph.D. in Clinical Social Work from Simmons College.  Dr. Howley has been adjunct professor at Northern Essex Community College, Mercyhurst University, Simmons College and Salem State University.  In addition to providing direct clinical work to individuals and families, she has taught mindfulness practices to children and adults in community and educational settings, and is committed to helping children and adults recognize the full potential of their brains toward the creation of genuinely happy and successful lives.