Trainings Offered by Region III Behavioral Health Services
(made possible by funding from BHECN)
Compassion Fatigue - Attendees of this training will improve their understanding of compassion fatigue, vicarious trauma, moral distress and burnout, symptom recognition, and tools and resources for self-care.
Trauma 101 & Recovery -Trauma informed care is an approach to engaging people with histories of trauma that recognizes the presence of trauma symptoms and acknowledges this role that trauma has played in their lives. Attendees will learn how trauma affects consumers seeking services, what trauma informed care is, how to create safe environments for persons served, and ways to avoid re-traumatizing practices. Trauma 101 training is a pre-requisite to attend the Training of Trainers workshop for Orientation for Trauma Informed Care.
Strategies for Restoring & Empowering Traumatized Youth - This Trauma Informed Care course provides specific tools and strategies to help staff engage youth and support emotional self-regulation. Trauma specific interventions and recovery resources are shared. Attendees will improve their understanding of how youth are affected by trauma, learn strategies to support positive coping and emotional self-regulation for youth and staff, and improve their knowledge of recovery and trauma specific treatment interventions and resources.
Effective Strategies for Children with Developmental Trauma – Professionals who work with children, parents and foster parents can benefit from education about how trauma affects children in their care and hot to create safe environments. This training will discuss how trauma impacts children, the Adverse Childhood Survey (ACE’s), how to create a safe environment, self-regulation tools, and ways to avoid re-traumatizing practices. Specific tools and resources will be discussed to help professionals and parents begin the healing process for children.
Training of Trainers Workshop: Orientation for Trauma Informed Care - Individuals attending this 7 hour Training of Trainers workshop will be prepared to provide the Trauma 101 & Recovery training for staff within their agency or within the community. These trainers will be offered a curriculum (manual and flash drive) designed to offer basic knowledge, skills and values of trauma informed care. Participants will also review and practice methods of delivering the training information. Participants are required to have taken a Trauma 101 training prior to attending the TOT. Successful participants will be certified to teach the Trauma 101 & Recovery training.
Calmer Classrooms: Working with Traumatized Students - Trauma informed care is an approach to engaging people with histories of trauma that recognizes the presence of trauma symptoms and acknowledges the role that trauma has played in their lives. School personnel need education how childhood trauma affects students, what trauma informed care is, how to create a safe environment for all students, and ways to avoid re-traumatizing practices. Specific classroom tools/strategies will be discussed to help staff engage students in the learning process and support emotional self-regulation.
Introduction to Mindfulness Skills - Mindful Practice is “paying attention in a particular way: on purpose, in the present moment, and nonjudgmentally” (Kabat-Zinn, 1994). The goal of mindful practice is a reduction of suffering and an increase in happiness. Learning objectives based on Marsha Linehan’s Dialectical Behavior Therapy include:
- Describe three States of Mind and how each relates to the cultivation of Wise Mind
- Define and describe the three "What" skills (Observe, Describe and Participate)
- Define and describe the three "How" skills (Non-judgmentally, One-mindfully and Effectively)
- Practice mindfulness skills, including meditation and yoga.
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- Requests for trainings are best arranged at least two months prior to the event.
- The host group is responsible for arranging venue, sound system, handout copies, food/refreshments if appropriate, projector/screen, etc.
- The training fee is negotiable.
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