Supporting Kids Through Tough Times

Trauma Informed Care & Restorative Practices

If you attended one of these Education Connections presentation with CJ Ellsworth of Sea Mar Community Health Center and would like to view or download the slide presentation—or if you missed it but would like the information—please click on the picture here to navigate to the file. 

*This informational session explored topics that affect our youth. Some of these topics are: Social Media challenges, racism, traumas, reduced support at school and home, as well as the impact of national tragedies. Parents and community members who attend this event will learn about ways to better support children through our current challenging times, and how to reduce their stress by teaching their caregivers and support systems tools to help them through these issues.

These two sessions were provided for all parents and community members of the youth in our Bellevue School District, and was funded by King County’s Best Starts for Kids grant.

CJ Ellsworth, MA, LMFT, CMHS will lead the information session and discussion; Mrs. Ellsworth is a Program Manager and Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist & Supervisor, in Child & Family Behavioral Health program at Sea Mar Community Health Center. Her clinical training and focus is on evidence-based treatments for children and adolescents, as she specializes in Child Mental Health services, and Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT), with a strong emphasis on delivering mental health services to marginalized and unique populations.

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