CPI strives to bring various training topics and workshops to the Central Valley. Whether for our local professionals or parents in the surrounding areas, CPI aims to contribute the most relevant and current enriching educational opportunities by offering affordable, applicable information, theories and techniques to promote ethical and effective treatments.

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The Impact of Attachment Disruption and Trauma on Behavior, Brain Development and Mental Health

This course is designed to help individuals working with children and adolescence understand the global impact of developmental trauma and prolonged, unaddressed stress. Additionally, the course will review the role trauma, attachment-disruption and stress play on health and wellness outcomes. This workshop will describe symptoms and behaviors common to traumatized children and will offer strategies to address these concerns.
Presented by Infant Family and Early Childhood Mental Health Specialists:
Julie Torok-Mangasarian, LMFT, RPT-S
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Child-Centered Play Therapy Training

Child Centered Play Therapy is a core skill for helping children, ages 3 to 12, who are experiencing behavioral or emotional difficulties. 
Presented by: Karen Pernet LCSW, RPT-S has been in practice for over 25 years, and currently practices in Oakland, CA. She is a national Child Centered Play Therapy and Filial Therapy trainer. 
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Infant Massage

Infant Massage courses for Babies, Mommies, Daddies and Primary Care Providers on Infant Massage.
Massage enhances communication and encourages fun interactions !
Massage offers relief – potential relief from teething, congestion, colic and gas.
Massage offers relaxation – massaging your baby is enjoyable and relaxing for you and baby. It may improve the quality of your baby’s sleep.
There are benefits for both the baby and parents.
Presented by Infant Family and Early Childhood Mental Health Specialists:
Julie Torok-Mangasarian, M.A. Infant-family and Early Childhood Mental Health Specialist
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