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May 8th | 11:30 AM – 1:30 PM | Trauma and IMH

Understanding Toxic Stress: Impact and Healing


Join the First3Years Board (San Antonio Chapter) as they discuss the difference between trauma and toxic stress, how it impacts young children, why young children are especially vulnerable and how providers can help them overcome the impact of toxic stress.

After this training, you will:

  • Increase understanding of Adverse Childhood Experiences and impact on later health and behavior
  • Be able to discuss principles and what can be done to improve child outcomes in the face of trauma and toxic stress
  • Be able to define resilience and identify an individual, family and community bugger or strategy to promote resilience


Kathy Fletcher, CEO, Voices for Children of San Antonio


San Antonio Area Foundation

303 Pearl Parkway

San Antonio, TX 78215

Save the Date:

Summer | TBD | TBD

September 11th | 11:30 AM – 1:30 PM | Homelessness and IMH

Speaker: Tina Guajardo – YELC Director at Haven for Hope

Topic: The affect of homelessness on infant mental health

November 13th | 11:30 AM – 1:30 PM | Special Needs and IMH

Speaker: Cathy Wood – SLP

Topic: Young children with special needs and what we should know about their mental health


Lunch is served | CEU credit provided | All meetings held at San Antonio Area Foundation, 303 Pearl Parkway, Ste. 114


“First3Years has provided education workshops for [our] staff and other community partners that work with families and young children. These workshops have equipped our staff to better understand the complex mental health needs of the infants and families we serve.”

-Alison C., WiNGS of Metropolitan Dallas



Individual Food for Thought Sessions

Non-Members: $25

Members: $20

Season Pass for Food For Thought Sessions

Non-Members: $80

Members: $65

Refund Policy: Due to our logistics with vendors and event planning; refunds for an individual ticket must be requested at least five business days prior to the event.


Important Membership Information:

Individual Membership: $65 per year

Group Membership Levels:

Agency 10: $250

Agency 25: $500

Agency 50: $900

Agency 51+: $1,000

Membership Benefits

Free monthly webinars for CEU credits; exclusive access to Expert Sessions

Training discounts

First3Years e-Newsletter

Policy Updates

Research Updates

Networking Opportunities

IMH-E® Credential Opportunities


Questions? Email the San Antonio Chapter at


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