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Understanding the Links Between Early Trauma and Sensory Integration in Children Part I

In part one of this two part training series, participants will learn basic information about the link between early childhood trauma and sensory integration through didactic training, video and images, and case examples.

Training will include:

Process of sensory integration.

Impact of trauma on developing brain as relates to sensory processing.

“Red flags” for sensory processing difficulties in children.

Specific tools that can be used to further screen for sensory processing difficulties.

About the Trainer

Julia Bantimba earned her MS in occupational therapy at Boston University’s Sargent College, and has been practicing as a licensed occupational therapist since 2013. She works for A Better Way, Inc. in Oakland, CA providing direct therapy for children birth through adolescence, who have extensive trauma and/or are involved in the child welfare system, and who have difficulty with sensory and emotional regulation. Julia provides consultation services to colleagues of various disciplines and provides trainings on the role of occupational therapy in mental health and the ways in which trauma can impact occupational and sensory function in children and families. 

Julia is currently working toward certification in the Neurosequential Model of Therapeutics and is a faculty member and graduate of the UC Davis-Napa Infant Parent Mental Health Fellowship.

Training Registration Policy

Registration closes a week prior to the training and we cannot accept late registrations. Thank you for your understanding.

Training Cancelation Policy

If we cancel training or special event as a result of low registration, for example, registrants will be notified by email or phone one week prior to the training date and receive a full refund. Where courses are cancelled for reasons beyond our control, then registrants will be given shorter notice and will receive a full refund. If a registrant cannot attend training and contacts the Training Institute within 72 hours of the training or special event to cancel, a full refund will be issued. If a registrant contacts the Training Institute outside of the 72 hour period, a refund will not be issued. 


In accordance with California Civil Code Section 54.1 any disabled person who may require accommodations to participate in our trainings or special events, please contact the Training Institute at 510-273-4700, x4132 at least 3 days in advance.


When a grievance arises pertaining to a Lincoln training, the complainant is expected to notify Minjon LeNoir, Director of Training, either by phone (510-273-4700, x4331, in writing, or in email (, as soon as possible so that the nature of the concern may be addressed in a timely fashion in order to be resolved.

Continuing Education

This course meets the qualifications for two (2) BBS CEUs for LPCCs, LCSWs and MFTs as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences & is provided by Lincoln, Provider #4906.


If you have questions or need additional information please contact Minjon LeNoir, Training Director, at


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