Trauma: Long Term Effects of Childhood Trauma (LC)

February 3 & 10, 2018




Fordham University Graduate School of Social Service
Lincoln Center Campus
113 West 60th Street
New York, NY 10023
Room 109 (1st Floor) 


This course will provide Social Workers with the biological and psychological effects of trauma on a person’s development.   The Adverse childhood experience study, Bucharest Early Intervention Project and other project/studies regarding the impact of trauma will be explored.  In addition, a brief overview of state of the are evidenced based intervention utilized to treat trauma will also be discussed.


Matthew W. Lorber, M.D., M.P.A. is currently the Director of the Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Department at Lenox Hill Hospital and Co-President of Manhattan Mind Health and Wellness. He works with children and teenagers suffering from psychiatric and neurologic illnesses and serves on the Mental Health Advisory Board for The Andrew Kukes Foundation for Social Anxiety. Dr. Lorber is considered an expert on psychopharmacology and has lectured on the most novel treatments of chronic pain, migraines, traumatic brain injuries, Social Anxiety, Selective Mutism, OCD, ADHD, Depression, and Eating Disorders. Dr. Lorber has been at the forefront in combating myths and stigma surrounding children’s mental health and earned a Masters in Public Administration with a public health focus from the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs. He is devoted to mental health and education, and has taught physicians, social workers, medical students and allied health professionals at Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, Albert Einstein School of Medicine, New York Medical College and SUNY Upstate University of Medicine.

Tiffany Kiss, LCSW, ACSW currently the Director of Social Worker Services at Northwell Health- Zucker Hillside Hospital. In the course of her career she has significant accomplishments including the creation and leading a 16-bed pediatric inpatient psychiatric unit, professionalizing the hospital social work staff, integrating delivery systems, and improving overall quality of care and patient satisfaction. She is a highly motivated leader, providing strategic guidance and operational direction in multiple environments requiring rapid, accurate decision-making, multitasking, and managerial expertise. Thoroughly experienced in program development and management, multi-site direction, and finical administration. She is known for her exceptional communication and interpersonal skills and reputation as motivational, engaging speaker. Record of building and leading focused, high- performance teams. In addition, she is an adjunct profession at Adelphi University and is a member at Large of NASW NYC Board of Directors She also services as a Medical Coordinator for Make- A- Wish Volunteer Foundation. 

Continuing Education Hours

Fordham University Graduate School of Social Service is a provider of social work continuing education hours, as approved by the New York State Education Department Board for Social Work.

Completion of these classes will result in the receipt of six (6) continuing education hours. CEHs are not awarded for partial completion of the class.

Class Fee

The price is listed below: 

  • Fordham GSS Alumni: $200
  • Fordham GSS Students: $105
  • Fordham Current Field Instructors: $105
  • Other Students: $115
  • All others: $210

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Refunds and Cancellations

In the event that the class is cancelled, a full refund will be given.

Contact Us

Keila Zapata-Kelly, MSW, CASAC-T
Administrator of Continuing Education & Social Work Licensure