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Trauma Trainings & Presentations

2017

ACEs in Action: An Exploration of Trauma’s Impact in the Classroom, Courtroom, and Child Welfare’s System. Workshop presentation at From Youth at Risk to Kids at Hope Mini-Masters – A Positive Youth Development Symposium. Roundtable of St. Lucie County, Fort Pierce, FL. Wallace, D., co-presenter. (March 2017)

Building Resiliency: Identifying and Responding to Trauma in Our Children. Workshop presentation at From Youth at Risk to Kids at Hope Mini-Masters – A Positive Youth Development Symposium. Roundtable of St. Lucie County, Fort Pierce, FL. Wallace, D., presenter. (March 2017)

2016

Trauma-Informed Education Shares Lasallian Values. Breakout Session presentation at 43rd Huether Lasallian Conference. Chicago, IL. Steinke, C., presenter. (November 2016)

Adverse Childhod Experiences: Cross-Sector Strategies to Improve Health Outcomes. A Grand Rounds Presentation to medical students, faculty and physicians across pediatrics, psychiatry, social work and general practice at Albany Medical Center. Albany, NY. Wallace, D., Presenter (October 2016).

Lasallian Youth and Family Ministries: Lasallian and Trauma Informed Care. A Keynote Address at The Fifth Annual International Symposium on Lasallian Research. Minneapolis, MN. Steinke, C., co-presenter. (September 2016)

2016 Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) & Community Resilience Summit. Richmond VA. Wallace, D., panelist (August 2016)

Adverse Childhood Experiences: The Science of Trauma and its Impact on Residential Care. Training for St. Anne Institute staff. Albany, NY. A comprehensive (3.5 day, 20 hour) training curriculum developed for all agency staff and professional disciplines. Wallace, D., Steinke, C., Rivage, C., Kennedy, T. (April-August 2016)

Trauma Informed Therapeutic Residential Care: Theory and Practice. Ocean Tides 40th Anniversary Forum. An introductory, cross disciplinary training developed for statewide JJS agencies across Rhode Island. Wallace, D. & Kennedy, T. (May 2016)

Trauma Informed Care and Systems Level Impact. Plenary Address at Maternal & Infant Health Center of Excellence Annual Meeting – Plenary Address (1 hour). Albany, NY. Presenter: Wallace, D.

Who’s Helping the Helpers? Taking Trauma Informed Care to the Next Level to Support Staff Through Vicarious Trauma. Third Annual Capital District Symposium on Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs). Albany, NY. McManus, D. & Steinke, C. (April 2016)

Who’s Helping the Helpers? Taking Trauma Informed Care to the Next Level to Support Staff Through Vicarious Trauma. American Association of Children’s Residential Centers (AACRC) 60th Annual Conference. Chicago, IL. McManus, D. & Steinke, C. (March 2016)

Adverse Childhood Experience Survey (ACEs): The Science of Trauma and its Impact on Residential Treatment. American Association of Children’s Residential Centers (AACRC) Ontario Symposium: Excellence in Residential Interventions. Toronto, Ontario. Wallace, D. (January 2016)

ACEs in Action: Building a Trauma Informed CommunityRensselaer County Sexual Assault Response Team. Troy, NY. Wallace, D. (January 2016).

2015

Qualifying and Presenting an Expert Witness on Juvenile Delinquency Psychology. Albany County Conference: Issues in Juvenile Delinquency Prosecution. Albany, NY. Wallace, D. & Muller, C. ACA, Columbia County. (November 2015)

Adverse Childhood Experience Survey (ACEs): The Science of Trauma and its Impact on Residential Treatment. American Association of Children’s Residential Centers (AACRC) Northeast Regional Symposium: Excellence in Residential Interventions. Boston, MA. Wallace, D. (October 2015)

Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs): Overview and Introduction, the Trauma Informed Lens, and Lasallian Charism. International Symposium on Lasallian Research. Minneapolis, MN. Steinke, C. & Wolff, B. (September 2015)

Who’s helping the helpers? Taking trauma informed care to the next level to support staff through their experiences of vicarious and first-hand trauma. 20th Annual Joint Conference sponsored by NYSATSA and NYSASOSP. Steinke, C. and McManus, D. (May 2015)

ACEs in Action: An exploration of trauma’s impact on programing and practice in education, juvenile justice, and child welfare. 4th Annual Hoosick Falls Central School District Professional Development. Hoosick Falls, NY. Wallace, D. (May 2015)

ACEs In Action, Identifying and Responding to Trauma in Court Involved Youth. NYS Court Appointed Special Advocates, Annual Director’s Meeting. An introductory (90 min.) Training developed for NYS CASA Directors and Program Managers. (April 2015)

ACEs in Action: How implementing ACE informed practice can transform residential programming and culture. American Association of Children’s Residential Centers (AACRC) Annual Conference. Savannah, GA. Wallace, D. and Kennedy, T. (April 2015)

ACEs In Action. Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs), Trauma and Response: A Capital District Symposium. Albany, NY.  Wallace, D. (March 2015)

Who’s helping the helpers? Taking trauma informed care to the next level to support staff through their experiences of vicarious and first-hand trauma. NYS Court Appointed Special Advocates Statewide Symposium. Albany, NY. McManus, D. (2015)

2014

Panel Discussion: Practical applications for the ACE Study findings: Research into practice. 46th Annual NASW-NYC Addictions Institute. Fordham University, New York, NY. Anda, R., Wallace, D., Abramovitz, M., Spence, T. (June 2014)

Trauma, Mental Health, and Juvenile Justice. Rensselaer County Departments of Probation and Child and Family Services. An introductory (2 hour) cross training curriculum developed for Juvenile Probation and Child Welfare Staff. (June 2014)

Adverse Childhood Experiences: Applications in Adolescent Substance Abuse Treatment. 46th Annual NASW-NYC Addictions Institute. Fordham University. New York, NY. Wallace, D., Rivage, C. (June 2014)

The Connected Path: Adverse Childhood Experiences and Adjudicated Youth. Hochsprung Center for the Promotion of Mental Health and School Safety, Spring Summit. Sage Graduate College, Albany, NY. Wallace, D. (May 2014)

Trauma Informed Care: ACEs and Adolescent Sexual Aggression. 19th Annual NYSATSA/ NYSASOSP Conference. Albany, NY. Wallace, D. McManus, D. (May 2014)

Beyond ACEs Theory: Transforming Policy, Programming, and Practice. Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs), Trauma and Response: A Capital District Symposium. Albany, NY, Wallace, D. (March 2014)

Adverse Childhood Experiences: An Exploration of Trauma’s Impact on Programming, Practice, and Culture in Child Welfare. Alliance for Strong Families and Communities Senior Leadership Conference. Savannah, GA. Wallace, D. (February 2014)

2013

Trauma Informed Care: Adverse Childhood Experiences and Adolescent Sexual Aggression. 32nd Annual National ATSA Research and Treatment Conference. Chicago, IL. Wallace, D. McManus, D. (November 2013)

Adverse Childhood Experiences: An exploration of trauma’s impact on programming, practice, and policy for residential care. American Association of Children’s Residential Centers (AACRC) Annual Conference. New York, NY. Wallace, D. & Larkin, H. (April 2013)

Trauma Informed Care: Adverse Childhood Experience (ACEs) and Adolescent Sexual Aggression. MASOC & MARSA Annual Joint Conference. Marlborough, MA. McManus, D. & Wilson, K. (2013)

2012

Trauma Informed Care: Adverse Childhood Experiences and Adolescent Chemical Dependency Treatment. Annual ATPA/ NYADTCP Criminal Justice Conference. Brooklyn, NY. Wallace D., Steinke, C., & Rivage, C. (November 2012)

2008

Treating Trauma. State University of New York at Albany, Fall Field Institute. Albany, NY. Wallace, D. (October 2008)