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March 21 • 8:00 a.m. Trauma Informed Care
Presented by Bester Community of Hope

Dr. Jerry Yager, Psy.D.

Denver Children’s Advocacy Center (Denver, Colorado)

With more than 30 years experience in the assessment and treatment of neglected, abused and traumatized children, Dr. Yager provides training and consultation to professionals who work with traumatized children to help them understand the behaviors of abuse victims and provide appropriate and effective interventions. Dr. Yager is a Fellow of the ChildTrauma Academy.


Dr. Vincent Felitti, MD

Kaiser Permanente, University of California (San Diego, California)

Dr. Felitti is co-Principal Investigator of the Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACE) Study, an ongoing collaborative research between the Kaiser Permanente Medical Care Program and the CDC. This study explores the profound relationship between adverse life experiences in childhood to health, well being, disease and death decades later.


Patsy Sellars, MSW

Casey Family Programs (Seattle, Washington)

Patsy Sellars serves as the Managing Director of Field Offices for Casey Family Programs in Child and Family Services. Her work with families and children spans over three decades. Patsy is certified in Phase I of Neurosequential Model of Therapeutics and is currently seeking certification in Phase II.


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