Mass Casualty and Children: Providing Trauma-Informed Crisis Response

Event Date: October 4, 2018
Time: 9 am to noon
Cost: Registration Only: $25 Registration + 3 CEUs: $40
CEU's Available: This workshop is approved for 3 continuing education units for LPC, LMFT, Social Workers, Educators, Clergy

The Ecumenical Center is an approved provider of continuing education by the State of Texas for the following: LPC, LMFT, LSW, LCSW, LMSW, and LCDC. The Center is also an APT Approved Provider 08-217 and an approved provider of CPE by the Texas Education Agency, TEA CPE Number 902304.


– Provide overview of the FBI’s Victim Assistance Response Team in Mass Casualty incidents

– Discuss the impact of traumatic events on children and developmentally appropriate reactions and responses.

– Discuss evidence-based models for early intervention

– Discuss lessons learned in responding to children and families


About the Speaker:

Melissa Snow is the Child Victim Program Coordinator for the FBI, Victim Services Division. Currently she serves as a subject matter expert

on child trauma, adolescent brain development and best practices in responding and serving child/adolescent victims of crime. She also

serves on the FBI Victim Services Response Team (VSRT), a rapid deployment team which specializes in response to terrorism and mass

casualty incidents. Prior to joining the FBI, Melissa spent nearly 15 years provide advocacy, direct services and resource development for

survivors of child exploitation. Within that role she worked as the Child Sex Trafficking Specialist for the National Center for Missing &

Exploited Children (NCMEC). Melissa also founded and operated the Anti-Human Trafficking Program at TurnAround, a non-profit in

Baltimore, Maryland and is the former Director of Programs at Shared Hope International.

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