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Watch Now Confidentiality Best Practices for MDTs: From Releases to Case Reviews Amelia Siders, PhD, and Salli Kerr  60 minutes

Brief Overview: The purpose of this recorded resource is to provide a didactic and interactive training that utilizes breakouts and, role-plays, and case vignettes to demonstrate confidentiality practices involved in working at a CAC for both mental health and victim advocate staff.

Expert Presenters: Amelia Siders, PhD, currently a Training Specialist with Western Regional CAC, is a licensed clinical psychologist who has worked to support children's advocacy centers for over 12 years. She gained experience providing direct service as well as being a clinical supervisor and program director at a children's advocacy center in Traverse City, Michigan. Following her time at the CAC, she had the opportunity to serve as the clinical director at the state chapter level for Children's Advocacy Centers of Michigan. Her role at the chapter included providing resources, training, and supports for clinicians and advocates who served CACs throughout the state. She has been trained in several evidenced-based trauma informed treatment practices including Trauma-Informed Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TFCBT) and Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) therapy. She has provided consultation in the areas of trauma-informed assessment and substance use treatment as well as served as an expert witness related to trauma and sexual abuse.

Salli Kerr, currently a Training Specialist with Western Regional CAC, has over five years of experience as an Executive Director and CEO in the non-profit sector and was instrumental in the formation and accreditation of the state chapter of children’s advocacy centers in Nevada. As Executive Director, Salli led a multi-service center that housed the Nye County Children’s Advocacy Center, the Children’s Advocacy Centers of Nevada and other service organizations for victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, stalking and other crimes. Salli’s background of providing direct services, including foster-parenting, provides her with a unique perspective on the impact of trauma in the lives of victims and the positive influence that a coordinated response has on victims’ recovery and wellness.

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This activity has also been designed to meet the Minnesota Board of Social Work for 1 hour CEU.

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