Wed, May 29 | Holy Cross Health

Trauma Informing the 12 Steps: Empowerment in Substance Misuse, Addiction Recovery & Resilience

Six (6) CEUs Continental Breakfast and Lunch Provided. Free Parking.
Registration is Closed
Trauma Informing the 12 Steps: Empowerment in Substance Misuse, Addiction Recovery & Resilience

Time & Location

May 29, 2019, 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM
Holy Cross Health, 10720 Columbia Pike, Silver Spring, MD 20901, USA

About The Event


  • Eryca Kasse, MSW, LICSW

Founder, CHOICES in Healing & Recovery, LLC

  • Marguerite Gibbons, MSW, LCSW-C


The Learner will:

•Learn about the relationship between unhealed trauma and the development of substance use disorders through an overview of the Adverse Childhood Experiences Study (ACES).

•Define trauma throughout the lifespan and the key principles of Trauma Informed Care by SAMHSA.

•Utilize the language of the 12 steps through a trauma informed lens, offering alternative language options to promote healing empowerment & prevent re-traumatization.

•Understand the concept of resilience in a professional growth and development.

• Identify the seven strategies to encourage resilience on personal and professional levels.

• Identify strategies that negatively impact resilient thinking/strategies; effectively build their personal resilience/prevent compassion fatigue.

• Develop skills to help build resilience on a professional, team and agency level.

6 CEUs

Questions ?

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Call: Andrea Lev 301-785-7873

!!!Please register individually for each attendee!!!

*Space is limited*

*All fees are non-refundable after May 8, 2018. Cancellations prior to May 8, your check will be returned to you.

Parking is free in garage or lot in rear. Must enter the building at the entrance closest to the street/front of the building. Conference is NOT at Holy Cross HOSPITAL. Dress in layers, as temperature may fluctuate.

This seminar is appropriate for BSW, MSW, and PhD/DSW social workers. AHSWDC ( is approved as a provider for social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB), phone:1-800-225-6880, through the Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Social Workers participating in this course will receive 6 (six) continuing education Category 1 hours. Licensed social workers should contact their individual state jurisdiction to review current continuing education requirements for licensure renewal.

  • General Admission
  • Student