Location: Community Rooms 1 and 2 | Presenter: Dr. Tiffany Mimms, licensed clinical psychologist and Founder of The Rosetta Center for Counseling and Wellness, Inc. | Flex credit: 2.0 hours
This interactive training covers the basics of Trauma-Informed Care. Participants will learn how to define trauma, identify different types of traumatic events, and develop an understanding of the effects of trauma on individuals and communities. In addition, participants will be introduced to the principles of a trauma informed approach within the context of a classroom and student services environment and have opportunities to discuss how it applies to their particular work setting and roles. This event meets state PD guidelines B; ARC strategic goals 1 and 3; ISLO 2. This professional development activity is limited to employees of the Los Rios Community College District and invited participants. Employees are invited to attend one or both parts of this two-part Trauma-Informed Care series. Tiffany R. Mimms, Ph.D. is a licensed clinical psychologist and Founder of The Rosetta Center for Counseling and Wellness, Inc.: A Place for Health, Healing, and Hope. She also serves as an Assistant Professor in the Doctor of Psychology (PsyD) program at California Northstate University in Elk Grove, CA. Dr. Mimms has worked in a variety of settings including hospital inpatient units, elementary, junior and senior high schools, university mental health centers, sexual assault/domestic violence treatment centers, and has owned a private practice. She has conducted research on domestic violence homicide, the experiences of Black college students on predominantly White university campuses, and the psychological concerns of African American women and girls. She has supervised several master’s, doctoral and post-doctoral level psychology interns. She speaks regularly to community and professional groups on topics such as Social Justice Counseling, Trauma-Informed Care, and Self-Care.