Online ECHO Clinic | July 20, 2019
Presentation Title: Trauma Informed Care
Dr. Danica Love Brown, Behavioral Health Manager at the Northwest Portland Area Indian Health Board, defines trauma informed care and provides an overview of the basic principles of trauma informed care, as well as the types of trauma, and the impact of trauma on the brain.
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.