Online ECHO Clinic | June 2, 2020
Presentation Title: Trauma Informed Care and Trauma Stewardship – Metabolizing Your Trauma and Providing Services
In this presentation, Dr. Danica Love Brown, Behavioral Health Manager at the Northwest Portland Area Indian Health Board, discusses the multiple intersections of life experiences that impact trauma, the current pandemic, and our collective trauma reaction. She shares thoughts on how to develop a trauma informed care response, specifically with the work you are doing with high risk clients, People of Color, and other marginalized populations.
Danica Love Brown, MSW, PhD, is a citizen of the Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma, born and raised in Northern New Mexico. She currently is the Behavioral Health Manager at the Northwest Portland Area Indian Health Board and has worked as a mental health and substance abuse counselor, social worker and youth advocate for over 20 years. She has a history of working in the areas of prevention, drug and alcohol/mental health treatment, community and restorative justice, and sexual health with Native American and adjudicated youth, families and women. She specializes in working with culturally and socioeconomically diverse populations and Tribal communities, utilizing a trauma informed care framework.