Webinar: Trauma-Informed Care for Youth: It’s All About Trust

MARCH 26, 2020

11 am PST  ǀ  12 pm MST  ǀ   1 pm CST  ǀ   2 pm EST

Adult and Child Holding Hands
Presented by Scott LePor, DO, Medical Director, Texas Juvenile Justice Department
Duration: 1.0 hour

This webinar will give an overview of adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) with a foundational review of current neuro-developmental science. The speaker will review secure attachment and its effect on brain development, and how unresolved traumas alter behavioral patterns. He will also outline the principles of therapeutic approaches that can help resolve behavior patterns associated with complex developmental trauma. Practical advice for implementing these principles in a juvenile justice setting will be shared.

Registration Fee: $59  

Educational Objectives
  • Differentiate between “trauma-informed” and implementing “trauma-informed therapies”
  • Explain the role of “attachment” in brain development and subsequent behavior
  • Describe strategies for implementing trust-based relational intervention in the juvenile justice setting
Continuing Education Credit

1.0 hour of credit is available (ACCME, ANCC, APA, CCHP)

About the Presenter 

Scott LePor, DO, is a board-certified family physician with training in complex developmental trauma as well as the evidence-based practice of Trust-Based Relational Intervention (TBRI®), which heals the brains of children with a history of complex developmental trauma. He is the medical director of the Texas Juvenile Justice Department implementing the rehabilitative "Texas Model" founded in the neuroscience field of interpersonal neurobiology through trust-based relationships. He serves as a neuroscience advisor to organizations with the purpose of ministering to those from difficult backgrounds and giving them the tools to heal as well as the ability to nurture others. Dr. LePor received his BA at Taylor University, his DO at Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences and training in TRBI at Texas Christian University.