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Tue, Oct 17

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Athens

Brain Mapping

Tammy Baumgartel, Director of Albany Counseling Services, will present to the Athens County CASA team about the process of Brain Mapping and how this may benefit children served by our program.

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Brain Mapping
Brain Mapping

Time & Location

Oct 17, 2023, 5:00 PM – 7:30 PM

Athens, 30 Home St, Athens, OH 45701, USA

About the event

Tammy Baumgartel LPCC, NMT Level One Certified Clinician, is the Director of Albany Counseling Services and The Map Forward Project. Tammy has a long track record of partnering with community organizations to provide innovative, experiential therapies to children and adolescents affected by developmental trauma and attachment-related issues. These approaches have included nature-based and equine-assisted work, sand-tray and play therapies, music, yoga, dance, healing touch massage, and other forms of movement.

Tammy is currently engaged in an initiative of Albany Counseling Services called The Map Forward: Neuroscience for Hopeful Futures based on the work of The Child Trauma Academy, Dr. Bruce Perry, and the Neuro-sequential Model of Therapeutics (NMT). This project, in partnership with regional organizations and funders, is bringing the assessment metric known as the “Brain Map” to some of the most at-risk youth in our area, assisting care and service providers in providing state-of-the-art trauma-focused interventions.

After attending this training, participants will be able to: 

  • Understand how professionals create and use the "Brain Map" to better serve children and families. 
  • Assess if a child qualifies and can benefit from this unique service. 
  • Interpret findings from this assessment tool. 

This training has been partially funded through a contract between Ohio CASA and the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services. OHIO CASA supports local CASA/GAL programs throughout Ohio with training, technical assistance, legislative support, and standards implementation so volunteers may advocate for abused, neglected, and dependent children in the court system.

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