UCF RESTORES Participates in Mental Health Summit at Orlando VA

August 24, 2018
UCF RESTORES participated in the Orlando VA Medical Center’s Mental Health Summit. It was a time to come together as stakeholders in the Mental Health community with the goal of enhancing access to mental health services. Dr. Amie Newins, our Sexual Trauma Program Director, spoke on supporting veterans during their transition from uniformed service to […]
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UCF RESTORES Attends Ceremony Designating Orlando as a Purple Heart City

August 3, 2018
UCF RESTORES was honored to watch Mayor Buddy Dyer officially designate Orlando as a Purple Heart City. The Purple Heart is the oldest military award still given to U.S. military members who were wounded or killed while serving. To commemorate this occasion, purple signs will be placed throughout Orlando in representation of our city’s appreciation […]
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July 27, 2018
UCF RESTORES recently hosted HG2 Emergency Lighting and Florida Highway Patrol. HG2 was here to discuss future partnership opportunities on how they can help UCF RESTORES continue to provide Trauma Management Therapy to the community.   FHP came to hear more about our REACT training. REACT (Recognize. Evaluate. Advocate. Coordinate. Track) is designed to introduce, […]
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UCF RESTORES Hosts Continuing Education Workshop

July 11, 2018
Dr. Sandra Neer, Clinical Services Director of UCF RESTORES, hosted a continuing education workshop for the Florida Psychological Association. The course aimed to inform community providers about Trauma Management Therapy, a therapeutic process that aids in the treatment of individuals, including Veterans and First Responders, who are dealing with PTSD as a result of their […]
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QLatinx Hosts LGBTQ+ Awareness Training

July 11, 2018
QLatinx hosted a training for UCF RESTORES titled Understanding Sexuality and Gender Diversity. Course content focused on terminology commonly used in the LGBTQ+ community, historical events that perpetuated the LGBTQ+ movement, and deconstructing sex, gender, and orientation binaries. While UCF RESTORES fosters an environment of diversity and inclusion, assessing our understanding of the evolving needs […]
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In the Aftermath of Trauma

July 10, 2018
To some degree, everyone living in Orlando has been affected by the horrific shooting at the Pulse nightclub last weekend. We grieve for the lives lost and for their families, and we offer our love and support to the victims recovering from their injuries. If you have been touched by this event in any way, you may […]
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