Description & Objectives
This workshop, designed for STRTP clinical supervisors, leaders, and mental health program staff, will equip participants with knowledge and skills to integrate elements of attachment theory and trauma-responsive care into clinical supervision and other aspects of STRTP mental health program leadership. Participants will also learn about the benefits to mental health program staff and youth when supervisors and leaders incorporate these principles into clinical supervision practices and leadership strategies.
Upon completion of this training,
participations will be able to:
• Define “trauma-informed” and “trauma-responsive” care.
• Explain the importance of trauma-responsive clinical supervision.
• Identify and describe three strategies for providing trauma-responsive clinical supervision.
Dr. Kelsie Tatum Martinez
Dr. Kelsie Tatum Martinez is a licensed psychologist with over 15 years of experience serving youth and families with experiences of complex, intergenerational trauma and significant unmet needs. She has delivered direct care and clinical services as well as provided clinical, training, and special projects leadership to programs serving young people in California’s public systems of care.
Kelsie earned her bachelor’s degree in Psychology and Education from Occidental College and her doctorate in Clinical Psychology from Baylor University. She completed her doctoral internship and postdoctoral fellowship at Casa Pacifica Centers for Children and Families where she worked as an adolescent residential treatment therapist on their 25-acre campus in Ventura County.
After several years of direct service, Kelsie moved into program leadership, including serving as Director of Clinical Services for Casa Pacifica’s STRTP and later as the agency’s Director of Training. Kelsie has experience providing clinical supervision and training to unlicensed and newly licensed clinical staff and training adult learners, including parents/caregivers, paraprofessionals, and educators in trauma-informed care and intervention strategies.
After working in residential treatment programs for over 10 years, Kelsie is excited to be joining the Catalyst Center team to support and advocate for systems change and more equitable, integrated care for youth and families.