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FGCU Continuing Education and Off Campus Programs Presents "The Psychobiology of Trauma," Human Trafficking Symposium Series

WHO FGCU Continuing Education and Off-Campus Programs and Center for Public and Social Policy, in partnership with Lee County Sheriff's Office, for the public

WHAT "The Psychobiology of Trauma," second session in a series of free continuing education programs offering practical guidelines for practitioners and the general public seeking a more in-depth understanding of issues and actions related to human trafficking. Teresa Descilo, MSW, CTS, executive director at Trauma Resolution Center in Miami, is the
presenter for this session.

WHEN 8 a.m. to noon, Thursday, Sept. 18

WHERE Sugden Welcome Center

WHY Participants will learn to:
     Discuss an overview of the psychobiology of trauma
     Describe the impact that the psychobiology of trauma has on the brain, behavior and body
     Describe what constitutes effective treatment for those who are traumatized

COST Free and open to the public; 3.5 contact hours is available for social workers and licensed mental health counselors. Continental breakfast will be served. For registration information, visit

CONTACT FGCU Continuing Education and Off Campus Programs at (239) 590-1095

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