Pennsylvania Association of Student Assistance Professionals
PASAP Webinar: "Becoming Trauma Informed with Stephen Paesani, MA, MTS, Children & Adolescents Training Specialists, BHTEN
Webinar Description: This basic workshop is designed to offer an introductory overview of the central concepts and practical changes that attend trauma-informed modifications in services. These include, among others, the definition of trauma, developing safety plans, and the impact of trauma on brain development. Information is presented that may be adopted and adapted by a variety of programs and agencies to plan and implement trauma-informed systems change
Speaker Bio: Stephen Paesani serves as the Children and Adolescent Training Specialist for the Behavioral Health Training and Education Network. In this position, he works in close collaboration with the Department of Behavioral Health/Intellectual disAbility Services, the Targeted Case Management Unit and providers. Mr. Paesani works with several initiatives, including, Multiplying Connections, the PA Network for Student Assistance Services, and the BDAP Training System. Prior to coming to BHTEN, Stephen was the Director of Project CARE, Prevention Coordinator for the Delaware County Drug & Alcohol Commission, and a high school teacher. Stephen has an AB degree in Philosophy for St. Joseph's University, a Master of Theological Studies from Catholic Theological Union (Chicago), and an MA in Religious Studies from St. Charles Seminary, Philadelphia.
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