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West Branch Meeting August 16, 2018
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When: Third Thursday Each Month
Where: Belmont Village Senior Living
6605 Quail Hollow Rd
Memphis 38120
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NASW-TN West Branch

August 16, 2018 Lunch and Learn

Belmont Village Assisted Living

6605 Quail Hollow Rd. Memphis, TN 38120



Presentation title: Trauma-Informed System of Care and Substance Use

Presenter: Lisa Smith, LCSW, CEO, Compass Intervention Center, Inc.


A trauma-informed approach is a promising model for organizational change in healthcare, behavioral healthcare and other settings that promotes resilience in staff and patients (SAMHSA, 2014).




·         Participants will define a trauma-informed system of care.

·         Participants will address the intersection between exposure to traumatic events with substance use.

·         Participants will understand the need for an effective community system of multiple organizations operating collaboratively to meet the needs of traumatized children and their families.


Lisa Smith, CEO of Compass, is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and has 12 years of experience in behavioral health. Before taking on the role of the CEO, Lisa served as the Clinical Program Director and Assistant Administrator. Prior to Compass, Lisa was a Clinical Program Consultant for an in-home program in Tennessee and North Mississippi.

 1.0 CEU

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