Substance use, trauma and mental health disorders are intrinsically linked, generating a growing demand for trauma-informed care. Join the National Overdose Prevention Network for an interactive discussion on the fundamentals of trauma-informed practice and the steps you can take to integrate it into your work.
Speaker: Brooke Briggance
FACES for the Future Coalition – Oakland, CA
Brooke Briggance comes from a multi-sector background in health, direct impact programming for children, youth, and families, and public education non-profit work. She began her career in healthcare in the Department of Neurology at SUNY Stony Brook in New York and has experience in administrative leadership and public education advocacy and reform. In addition, she served as the Executive Director of the Alameda Education Foundation and worked as a consultant assisting in projects ranging from school district redesign, community engagement, and best practices for non-profits. She currently serves as the Deputy Director for the FACES for the Future Coalition and as the Program Director for the Cypress Resilience Project – both at Public Health Institute. She is a Certified Grief Recovery Specialist, a Certified Mental Health First Aid Instructor (Adult, Youth and teen), and a Certified Trainer in Trauma Informed Systems.
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