Straus Lines Up a Busy Year

Martha Straus, PhD,  spoke about family treatment with adolescent girls for an organization called Solutions On Site in London, Ontario, on May 31.  She is also participating in a six-week webinar on trauma and girls in Israel (Nefesh Online).

Straus will teach about adolescent trauma and family therapy with families of emerging adults at Smith College School for Social Work Continuing Education Programs on June 21 and 22; will consult to the New York State Suicide Prevention Initiative starting in September, with a focus on intervention for high-risk foster kids; and returns to Kenora, Ontario, in October to do training and consultation for line-staff and therapists working with complexly traumatized First Nation youth.

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