Lori Beyer, MSW, MSWAC
Hincks-Dellcrest Centre - Gail Appel Institute, Trauma & Resiliency Training
About the Presenter:
Lori Beyer, LICSW, MSWAC is a supervisory trauma clinician and lead trainer at Community Connections a private, not-for-profit agency providing a full range of human services in metropolitan Washington, D.C. Ms. Beyer specializes in providing workshops, trainings, and ongoing supervision and consultation to agencies and clinicians nationally on issues related to trauma-specific and trauma-sensitive service provision. Ms. Beyer has over 15 years of experience working with adults who are dually diagnosed with a serious mental illness and substance abuse disorder, and have histories of homelessness and violent victimization. She was an original member of the Community Connections Trauma Work Group which developed the Trauma Recovery and Empowerment Model (TREM), has co-led numerous group treatment interventions in areas such as Trauma Recovery and Empowerment, Parenting Skills, and Domestic Violence, and has served as a clinical case manager and clinical housing coordinator before her more recent positions as a supervisory trauma clinician in two federally-funded research projects and as a lead trainer.