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Trauma-informed Care Training

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A Healing Journey: Foundations of Trauma-informed Care Practices

This course is designed to introduce TIC concepts, wellness, ethical principles, and resiliency resources to every person. 

The course covers 8 hours of content, which can be facilitated within a single day or over two 4-hour sessions. 

Foundations of Trauma-informed Care Practices

Section 1: Being Human

  • The impact of a trauma-informed mindset

  • Attachment

  • Authenticity

Section 2: Becoming Trauma-Aware

  • Trauma-aware practices

  • How to define trauma

  • Effect of comparisons and personal bias

  • Types of Trauma

  • Trauma Memories

  • Impacts of Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs)

  • SAMHSA’s Concepts of Trauma-informed Care

Section 3: Trauma and the Body System

  • Adaptive Responses

  • Triggers

  • Response Flexibility

  • Common Triggers

  • Somatics and Hormones

  • Stress

Section 4: Vulnerabilities & Protective Factors

  • Secondary Traumatic Stress

  • Discrimination

Section 5: Trauma-informed Care Practices

  • Emotional Regulation

  • Holding Space

  • Sympathy, Empathy, and Compassion

  • Self-Compassion

  • Self-care

  • Relational Healing

  • Resilience


We can create a custom curriculum product or engagement that includes specific topics that you, your organization, or your community needs to ensure the training is responsive to your goals and your needs. 

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