Sept. 17 and 18 training on trauma and addiction moved to larger venue in Bismarck due to high interest

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The location of the North Dakota Department of Human Services’ training on the impact of traumatic stress on human development and addiction scheduled for next week in Bismarck has been moved to the Bismarck Civic Center – Hall C due to high interest. The half-day training is being offered to professionals who work in the addiction field at no cost on Monday, Sept. 17, 1–5 p.m., and again on Tuesday, Sept. 18, 8:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m.

People can still preregister online at https://www.behavioralhealth.nd.gov/bh-events or at the door prior to each training session.

The training features experts from the Treatment Collaborative for Traumatized Youth (TCTY) in North Dakota. Training is funded by the department’s Behavioral Health Division to raise the standard of care for traumatized children.

Other upcoming Understanding Trauma training sessions are scheduled on these dates at these locations:

  • Minot: Sept. 19, 2018, 8:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. (registration at 8 a.m.), Grand Hotel; and
  • Grand Forks: Oct. 3, 2018, 1 – 5 p.m. (registration at 12:30 p.m.), Hilton Garden Inn.

About 117 individuals attended an earlier training session held in Fargo.

Continuing education units (CEUs) are available for licensed addition counselors, counselors and social workers.

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