Friday, April 1, 2022
8:30 a.m. – Check-In
9:00 AM – 4:45 PM

COVID-19 Precautions

At this time, masks are not required to attend the in-person CE workshop.

If current COVID-19 conditions change and necessitate a shift in Brenau University COVID-19 protocols, registrants will be notified of the changes via email. Should conditions worsen to a level we need to cancel in-person delivery of the workshop, the program will pivot to a live webinar platform and all registrants will be notified via their indicated email. The email communication will include a Zoom registration link with further instructions.

Workshop description

This workshop will focus on assessment and treatment of trauma in children and adolescents. Special emphasis will be placed on the differential assessment of complex developmental trauma and viewing clinical presentations in children and adolescents through a trauma lens. Focus will also be given to introducing participants to the variety of empirically supported treatments for simple and complex developmental trauma in children and adolescents.

Workshop Schedule


Time Activity Description
8:30-9 a.m. Check-in
9-10:30 a.m. Training (1.5 hours) Introduction to general statistics and definitions; the ACE study, complex trauma in a developmental, survival-based context; and the complexity of survival-based adaptation
10:30-10:45 a.m. Break
10:45 a.m.-12:15 p.m. Training (1.5 hours) Remembering Trauma, a video case presentation and discussion
12:15 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. Lunch On Your Own – a variety of restaurant options are located adjacent to the Brenau Downtown Center on the Historic Gainesville Square
1:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Training (1.5 hours) Assessment of trauma and therapeutic intervention methods with traumatized children and adolescents (intervention methods include: preventive intervention; child and family traumatic stress intervention; trauma-focused cognitive behavioral therapy; cognitive therapy for PTSD in children and adolescents; and prolonged exposure therapy for adolescents with PTSD)
3 p.m. – 3:15 p.m. Break
3:15 p.m. – 4:45 p.m. Training (1.5 hours) Therapeutic intervention methods with traumatized children and adolescents (continued), pharmacological treatment, and Q & A (intervention methods include: narrative exposure therapy for children and adolescents; STAIR narrative therapy for adolescents; EMDR; attachment, self-regulation and competency; child-parent psychotherapy for infants and young children; parent-child interaction therapy; and trauma systems therapy for children and adolescents)

Workshop objectives

At the completion of this workshop, participants will be able to:

  1. Explain differences between simple trauma, complex trauma, and complex developmental trauma
  2. Identify various ways that trauma can impact children and adolescents
  3. Describe how to conduct a thorough trauma interview/assessment
  4. Summarize types of intervention for simple and complex developmental trauma in children & adolescents

CE approval

This program was approved for 3 Related hours of continuing education credit by the National Association of Social Workers—GA Chapter as authorized by Georgia Board of Professional Counselors, Social Workers and Marriage and Family Therapist (Approval # XX-XXXXXX-2020).
6 CORE in-person (synchronous) or live webinar (synchronous) contact hours of continuing education have been approved by the Licensed Professional Counselors Association of Georgia (LPCA CE Approval # 2022-02-08-801S).

6 Core hours of continuing education have been approved by the Georgia Society for Clinical Social Work (GSCSW CEU Approval # 020222).

This program was approved for 3 Related hours of continuing education credit by the National Association of Social Workers—GA Chapter as authorized by Georgia Board of Professional Counselors, Social Workers and Marriage and Family Therapist (Approval # XX-XXXXXX-2020).

Center Point, GA Inc. is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. Center Point maintains responsibility for this program and its content. 6 hours of credit for psychologists is awarded for this CE program.

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Important Messages for Brenau Clinical Counseling Graduate Students ONLY: You will receive six Professional Development activity credits by attending. You are encouraged to sign up early to reserve your spot for this professional development event. HOWEVER, if you decide at any time that you cannot attend this event, you MUST cancel your reservation. Otherwise, you will not be invited to the next two professional development events hosted by Brenau, and you will not receive Professional Development credits even if you do attend those events.

Questions? Contact Dr. Tim Bryant at

Presenter Bio

Kristen Green, PhD, ABPP, is the Director of the Brenau Center for Counseling and Psychological Services and serves as an Associate Professor in the Brenau University Master’s in Clinical Counseling Psychology program in the Lynn J. Darby School of Psychology & Adolescent Counseling in the College of Health & Science. Dr. Green has more than twenty-six years of experience in working with children and adolescents in mental health settings. She is a Board Certified Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychologist specializing in the provision of psychological services for children and adolescents. Dr. Green has also been in private practice with Chattahoochee Child Psychology Services, LLC in Gainesville, GA since 2008. Originally from San Antonio, Texas, Dr. Green holds a bachelor’s degree in Psychology and a master’s degree in School Psychology from Trinity University in San Antonio, Texas. Dr. Green earned her doctoral degree in Clinical Psychology, with a concentration in child and adolescent psychology, at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio. Dr. Green completed her internship and postdoctoral training in Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology at Applewood Centers, Inc., a community mental health center, in Cleveland, Ohio. Dr. Green lives in Gainesville, GA with her husband, Dr. Andrew Emmons Green, of 25 years. The Drs. Green have two college-age children attending Texas Christian University in Ft. Worth, TX.

Kristen Green

Conflict of Interest Statement

Dr. Green certifies that she has NO affiliations with or involvement in any organization or entity with any financial interest (such as honoraria; educational grants; membership, employment, consultancies, stock ownership, or other equity interest; and expert testimony or patent-licensing arrangements) in the subject matter or materials covered in this workshop.

Registration Fees

  • All Current Brenau Graduate and Undergraduate Students — $25
  • Brenau MS Clinical Counseling Program Alum — $75
  • Graduate Students from other Universities — $75
  • Brenau Faculty and Adjuncts — $75
  • Center Point Clinicians and Staff — $75
  • Community Professionals — $125
  • Friend/Other — $125

You will receive a confirmation email with the in-person workshop location and payment total. Contact Dr. Tim Bryant at if you do not receive this confirmation.

Cancellation Policy

A 30% cancellation fee will be charged for any cancellations prior to March 11, 2022. No refunds will be given after March 11, 2022.

Paid reservations may not be transferred to other individuals.

Presented By

Brenau University Center for Lifetime Study and the Lynn J. Darby School of Psychology and Adolescent Counseling in partnership with Center Point

Please feel free to forward this workshop information to other professionals.