Training Schedule

Fall 2018-Winter 2019

Trauma-Informed Care Basics & Crisis Deescalation

Training Dates: September 21, 2018, October 15, 2018, January 4, 2019

Professionals  and support staff working in primary care, behavioral health and other social services settings need up-to-date information and practical skills to remove barriers and improve outcomes for survivors of trauma and adversity. This training will cover the prevalence and impact of trauma, guiding principles of trauma-informed care, strategies for preventing and managing vicarious trauma and promoting workplace safety, and techniques for managing and deescalating crisis situations. 8 hours.

What We Know About Healing: From Traditional to Evidence-Based

Training Date: October 8, 2018

Individual and collective trauma and adversity have been part of life throughout human history as have efforts to survive and recover from them.  Modern approaches to trauma have roots in traditional healing systems that have been in use for thousands of years. Community members, including professionals, are invited to explore what is common and what is different in current trauma healing practices. 8 hours

Trauma-Informed Ethics, Boundaries, and Communication

For Bodyworkers:  November 16, 2018. Satisfies CE Ethics requirement for LMT’s.

For Mental Health Professionals: February 6, 2019. Satisfies CE Ethics requirement for LPC’s and LMFT’s.

This training is intended for healing professionals who want to feel competent and compassionate providing care for clients who have been impacted by trauma and toxic stress. Participants will learn to recognize the impacts of trauma on a person’s physical, mental, and emotional functioning, develop insight into their own reactions, and gain skills for remaining grounded and present while working with traumatized individuals. 4 hours.

Sustaining Ourselves in the Face of Trauma

Training Date: December 7, 2018

This workshop is for professionals who work with survivors of trauma, as well as lead staff and administrators who want to develop and sustain workplace cultures that are healthy for everyone. Participants will explore the impact of trauma on workers and organizations and develop trauma-sensitive strategies for supporting the health and well-being of staff and organizations serving survivors of trauma.

Trauma-Informed Supervision

Training Date: December 7, 2018

Supervisors in people-serving settings will learn to apply trauma-informed thinking to common challenges in supervision, including recognizing the impact of unresolved and vicarious trauma on workers, giving and receiving effective feedback, and taking a strengths-based perspective with staff. Please note: Either Trauma Informed Care Basics or Sustaining Ourselves in the Face of Trauma is a prerequisite for this training.

For more information about any training, or to register by phone, please call 541-687-9447