Transgenerational Trauma in the Modern Day

  • February 28, 2019
  • 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
  • San Francisco State University, Cesar Chavez Student Center, Rosa Parks A -C


  • Registration includes (1) CE Credit
  • Registration includes (1) CE Credit
  • Registration does not include (1) CE Credit.

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CALPCC in partnership with San Francisco State University’s Counseling Student Association present

“Transgenerational Trauma in the Modern Day”
presented by Cara Maffini, PhD.
Special Guest: Dean Porter, MS, CALPCC Executive Director Emeritus

Thursday, February 28th, 2019
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Cesar Chavez Student Center, Rosa Parks A-C
1600 Holloway Drive

LPCC, LMFT, LCSW, LEP Practitioners, Students, and Associates are all invited!

During this one hour talk, counselors and counseling students will have a chance to discuss the ongoing issues related to intergenerational trauma and how we can work with clients to address the issue, begin to have dialogue about it, and discuss interventions that can work with clients.

Following the session, attendees will be able to:

  • Understand transgenerational trauma, its origins, and how to discuss it with clients

  • Be able to provide research backed and empirically based interventions to discuss and treat with clients

Immediately following CE Session, please join us for a guided networking session with clinical and professional members (LPCC, LCSW, LMFT) and non members with light bites and drinks.

CALPCC will be offering one CE credit to LPCCs, LMFT, LCSW, and LEP practitioners.



Keynote Presenter: Dr Cara Maffini,PhD


Cara Maffini, PhD is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Child and Adolescent Development at San José State University. Her research examines intersections of race, culture, and mental health within the context of trauma. With her PhD in Counseling Psychology, she has had diverse counseling experiences and enjoys work related to multicultural and social justice issues particularly among adolescents and emerging adults. Dr Maffini also serves on the Board of Directors at the California Association for Licensed Professional Clinical Counselors. 

Special Guest: Dean Porter, MA, CALPCC Executive Director Emeritus

SFSU Counseling Student Association has invited Dean Porter, CALPCCs founder and previous Executive Director along with Kenneth Edwards, CALPCCs current Executive Director will lead a panel for students and associates on licensing, understanding the ins and out of supervision and hours, and general questions about all things pre-license.

Event Details:

Where: San Francisco State University Student Center, 1600 Holloway Drive (See below for maps and directions)

Who is invited: LPCC, LMFT, LCSW, LEP Practitioners, Students, and Associates

When:  Thursday, February 28th, 2019 from 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Cost:  $5 Students and Associates, $10 CALPCC Clinical and Affiliate Members, $15 Non-CALPCC Members

Registration fee includes 1 CE Credit to be offered to all Clinical, Affiliate, and Non-CALPCC members that are LPCC, LMFT, and LCSW

Have questions about this exciting event, email us at


Maps and Directions to San Francisco State University Student Center

Directions to Parking Garage

Please use the pedestrian footbridge on the top floor of the parking garage to connect you to the campus. Once your cross the footbridge, please turn left and walk up the hill until you get to the Cesar Chavez Student Center.

Campus Map 

Map of Cesar Chavez Student Center (Rosa Parks A-C are on the Mezzanine level, which is one level down from when you walk in)

Disclaimer: CALPCC is recognized by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences (BBS) as a continuing education provider. This course meets the qualifications for one (1) hour of continuing education credit for MFTs, LPCCs, LEPs and/or LCSWs. It is the policy of CALPCC to refund the CE fee if the participant is unable to attend the event.

If you are a person with a disability and need accommodations for this event, please contact Sandra Fitzgerald at at least one week in advance of the event. This event is wheelchair accessible.


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