Training Schedule

Trauma-Informed Care Basics

Professionals 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 covers the prevalence and impact of trauma, guiding principles of trauma-informed care, strategies for preventing and managing vicarious trauma, and techniques for managing and deescalating crises. September 25th

Trauma-Informed De-escalation

This presentation will cover the basics of de-escalation and communication from the perspective of a frontline behavioral health worker specializing in crisis intervention.  Participants will gain tips and techniques for working with individuals who are escalated and/or in crisis.  Students will be encouraged to share their own experiences working with individuals who are in crisis and explore potential scenarios that they may feel unprepared to handle in their work.

Topics will include: Philosophy and basics of client centered communications, scene safety, de-escalation strategies, rapport building, the role of self in any intervention, and the importance of debriefing

Trauma-Informed Ethics, Boundaries, and Communication

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.
For Mental Health Professionals: August 28th  10:00—3:00 Via Zoom Satisfies CE Ethics requirement – 4 hours
For Bodyworkers: November 13th 10:00—3:00 Via Zoom Satisfies Ethics CE requirement – 4 hours.

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

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. October 16th 8:30-4:30

Sustaining Ourselves: Workforce Wellness in the Face of Trauma

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. June 26th and December 11th 8:00 a.m.—12:30 p.m.

Trauma-Informed Supervision

Supervisors 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 per-requisite for this training. June 26th and December 11th 1:30 p.m.—5 p.m.

To register for any of these trainings click on the title or call us at 541-687-9447