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Important New at RCMHRSB!

Dr. Sandra Bloom Creating a Community of Care

On April 26, 2016 Dr. Sandra Bloom will present Creating a Community of Care: Developing Moral Intelligence in Communities at the Mid-Ohio Educational Services Center.

Dr. Bloom is a Board-Certified Psychiatrist, graduate of Temple University School of Medicine and was awarded the Temple University School of Medicine Alumni Achievement Award. Dr. Bloom is an Associate Professor of Health Management and Policy at the Dorsife School of Public Health at Drexel University and is President of CommunityWorks, an organizational consulting firm committed to the development of nonviolent environments.

Dr. Bloom currently serves as Distinguished Fellow of the Andrus Children’s Center in Yonkers, NY. From 1980-2001, Dr. Bloom served as Founder and Executive Director of the Sanctuary programs, inpatient psychiatric programs for the treatment of trauma-related emotional disorders. In partnership with Andrus Children’s Center, Dr. Bloom has established a training institute, the Sanctuary Institute, to train a wide variety of programs in the Sanctuary Model®.

The Sanctuary Model® is being applied in residential and multi-service treatment programs for children, inpatient mental health programs, schools, domestic violence shelters, group homes, homeless shelters and communities.

Dr. Bloom is a Past-President of the International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies and author or co-author of a series of books on trauma informed care:  Creating Sanctuary: Toward the Evolution of Sane Societies; Destroying Sanctuary: The Crisis in Human Delivery Service Systems and Restoring Sanctuary: A New Operating System for Trauma-Informed Systems of Care.

The Learning objectives for the training are:

  1. Overview of trauma informed care in communities including trauma theory and how it can be practically applied. 
  2. Implications of trauma and application of trauma informed care to recovery.
  3. Developing and applying a lens of moral safety in create trauma competent providers.

Thank you to the co-sponsors:

      L. Harrison and Associates
      Summa Health, Department of Psychiatry
      Catalyst Life Services

To print a registration form click here!

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