Friday, October 14, 2022

8 a.m.- 3:45 p.m.

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Mount Zion Church
1643 Churchville Road
Bel Air 21015

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Amanda Krisher
Planning Committee Chair


Harford County Trauma Institute's Ninth Annual Conference 

Rebuilding Our Community After a Collective Trauma Through Kindness, Connection, and Grace

6 CEs are available for Social Workers, Professional Counselors, and Psychologists. 3 Ethics CEs will be awarded to those who participate in the ethics workshop.

Breakfast & Lunch will be provided by Pastore's

The Harford County Trauma Institute's goal is to increase knowledge regarding the impact of the trauma on our community and to provide and develop skills and resources for professionals, caregivers, and community members as it relates to trauma-informed care.


Keynote Presentation: Victor Welzant, Psy.D. 

Rebuilding our Communities:

What Have We Learned, What Have We Rediscover



Plenary Presentation: Liz Fletcher Brown

How to Keep Your Balance When the Floor is Rocking



Morning Workshops (10:45 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.)

A. Jennifer Redding, LCSW-C & Amie Myrick, LCPC: HOPE 101: Healthy Outcomes from Positive Experiences

B1. Maisha Davis, LCSW-C: The Social Worker’s Ethical Responsibility to Social Justice and Culturally Competent Practice (Part 1, limited to 175)

Afternoon Workshops (1 p.m.- 2:30 p.m.)

C. Victor Welzant, Psy.D.: Resilience and Community: Helping Ourselves and our Clients Build Resilience Following Collective Trauma

B2. Maisha Davis, LCSW-C: The Social Worker’s Ethical Responsibility to Social Justice and Culturally Competent Practice (Part 2, limited to 175)


Doors open at 8 a.m. for Registration, Breakfast & Networking

Welcome and Announcements begin at 8:45 a.m.

HCTI is going GREEN

Please bring a refillable water bottle as we will not be providing plastic water bottle this year. We will have water filling stations availble. Limited drinks will be available for lunch (seltzer and soda).

We will be using an online program this year so make sure you have your phone ready to scan the QR code and access the full program.

Your evaluation will be completed online and a QR code will be available to access the evaluation.

Please bring a sweater/dress in layers as the conference site's temperature varies room to room.

***CE Certificates will be issued via email. Once participation is confirmed you will be emailed your CE certificate. Please give committee members until November 1 to send your certificate.***


Any registration cancellations must be made prior to Friday, October 7, 2022 in order to qualify for a refund. Payment will be expected if you register and do not cancel prior to October 7, 2022.

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          Payment is expected no later than October 7, 2022.

***If payment has not been received by the day of the conference, there will be an additional $5 charge added.

Checks or Cash only

Please make checks payable to HCDSS c/o Harford County Trauma Institute

                          2 South Bond Street, Suite 300 Bel Air, MD 21014