Office for Victims of Crime-Training and Technical Assistance Center
Instructors: Carroll Ann Ellis & Mary Beth Williams
This training will focus on the needs of children who experience grief and trauma as a result of homicide and how victim service providers, mental health professionals, and law enforcement can work together to best serve these children. Topics include:
The types and effects of traumatic events such as homicide.
The signs of grief and trauma in children affected by a homicide and the unique challenges surrounding this experience.
Strategies to enhance multidisciplinary responses to the special needs of children who experience grief and trauma.
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