Friday April 28, 2017. 9:00am - 12pm
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Cuesta College Student Auditorium - #5401 
 CA-1, San Luis Obispo, CA, CA 93403

Free Parking  Lot #2



Center for Family Strengthening  

2017 Child Abuse Prevention Academy

Please join us for the 9th Annual Child Abuse Prevention Academy,
a training for students, professionals, and community members.

Participants will:

  • learn how to report incidents of suspected child abuse,
  • understand what occurs after a report,
  • understand the role and funtion of the brain in Trauma-Informed Care
  • learn to recognize the effects of trauma on the brain, behavior and development
  • explore primary strategies for healing trauma in the lives of children and adults.

Presenter: Lisa Fraser, Executive Director, Center for Family Strengthening, the San Luis Obispo County Child Abuse Prevention Council

Guest Speaker: Ron Huxley, LMFT will share, 
The Beautiful, Wonderful, Broken Brain: Understanding Trauma-Informed Care.

Noted child and familiy therapist, speaker, and blogger Ron Huxley has worked in several systems of care, including community-based mental health, child therapy clinics, wraparound, County mental health, private psychotherapy practice, and faith-based counseling/coaching services. He has certifications in various clinical evidence-based and promising practices: EMDR, Incredible Years, Family Wellness, Love & Logic, S.T.E.P. (Systematic Training for Effective Parenting), TheraPlay, Love After Marriage, and Developmental Dyadic Psychotherapy (attachment-focused family therapy).

Student participants are urged to attend and will receive a Certificate of Participation. (Certificates are provided by Cuesta College for Cuesta students.)

The training is free, but preregistration is required.
Morning refreshments will be provided.

Register Now!             Brought to you in partnership with Center for Family Strengthening and Cuesta College