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2017 Traumatology Symposium
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Florida Counseling Association 2nd Annual Trauma Symposium

“Trauma, Triumph and the Helpers that Soar”





Friday, April 28 and Saturday, April 29, 2017

Hosted on the campus of University of Central Florida

Teaching Academy - 4221 Andromeda Loop North - Orlando, FL 32816


13 Educational Sessions – 2 Keynote Sessions

11 CE Hours


Cost: Non-Members $130

FCA Members $90

FCA Student Members $50


Click Here For the Full Program Including Educational Sessions and Keynote Information 


To Register for the Event, Click Here


Directions to University of Central Florida Teaching Academy - College of Education and Human Performance 
4121 Andromeda Loop, North Orlando, FL 32816 

Driving directions From West: Take University Blvd East across Alafaya Trail on to the University of Central Florida campus. Stay on University through the first light (Gemini). Go straight at the light, then make a slight left into Garage A

From East: From Colonial Drive make a right at Alafaya Trail. Stay on Alafaya Trail for 1.8 miles. At University Blvd, make a right on to the University of Central Florida. Stay on University through the first light (Gemini). After the light, make a slight left into Garage A

Parking is $5/day. Pay at the machines available on each level and place parking decal on dashboard (credit cards accepted).


2017 FCA Traumatology Keynote Session


Friday, April 28, 2017

1:15pm - 2:30pm

TA 117


When the Unthinkable Happens: Fostering Resiliency, Hope & Healing


Presented by:


Former Clinical Recovery Leader | Newtown Recovery and Resiliency


When the unthinkable happens, life  changes for everyone involved, particularly following senseless violence. Counselors must balance their personal reactions while supporting the needs of survivors through the raw healing steps of healing. As we journey into the first anniversary of the Pulse shooting, Deb Del Vecchio-Scully, LPC, former Clinical Recovery Leader of the Newtown community will share her experiences in navigating the aftermath of the

Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting.




About the Presenter:

Deb Del Vecchio-Scully, LPC, NCC, DCMHS is a licensed professional and nationally-certified counselor. She holds American Mental Health Counselors Association (AMHCA) diplomat status as a Clinical Mental Health Specialist in Trauma Counseling. Ms. Del Vecchio-Scully has a Master’s from Southern Connecticut State University and was appointed to serve on the American Counseling Association Anti- Bullying/Interpersonal Violence Task Force in July 2015 by ACA President Thelma Duffey.


She is nationally known as a stress and trauma expert, having worked with survivors of the 9/11 terrorist attacks, as well as adults and children impacted by the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting. Ms. Del Vecchio-Scully previously served as Clinical Recovery Leader and Trauma Specialist of the Newtown Recovery and Resiliency Team. She is currently embedded in the Sandy Hook Elementary School as a staff support clinician.


Ms. Del Vecchio-Scully uses a trauma-informed approach with clients coping with psychological issues utilizing evidenced-based and practice-informed mindfulness, mind-body, and somatic release approaches including Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing (EMDR), Brainspotting, Biofeedback Therapeutic Aromatherapy and the Emotional Freedom Technique (EFT) .


In addition to her clinical work, Ms. Del Vecchio-Scully is a clinical supervisor and consultant on all aspects of mental health and wellness, trauma, communal mass tragedy, resilience and well-being. She co-authored Disaster Mental Health counseling: the intermediate stage chapter in the Distaer Mental Health Counseling: A guide to preparing and responding (in press).  She is faculty for the American Counseling Association’s Disaster Mental Health Learning Institute, and has presented on various aspects of PTSD, Traumatic grief and loss and communal mass tragedy at mental health and law enforcement conferences.


Florida Counseling Association has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 2010. Florida Counseling Association is solely responsible for all aspects of the program.


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