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Karen Velaski Schmit

Velaski-Schmit earns trauma certification

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business Detroit Lakes, 56501
Detroit Lakes Minnesota 511 Washington Avenue 56501

Karen Velaski Schmit, LICSW, of Lakeland Mental Health has been nationally certified by the Center for Traumatic Stress in Children and Adolescents as a Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral therapist. 

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Criteria for certification included on line training, face to face training, participation in a learning collaborative, consultation calls, and completion of trauma treatment cases with children.

Trauma focused cognitive behavioral therapy is a time limited, evidenced based practice that is used to treat children who have experienced various traumas, including medical trauma, the traumatic death of a loved one, natural disaster, and various forms of abuse. 

It has been proven to decrease symptoms of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, Anxiety, Depression, and other childhood behavior problems.

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