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Core Trauma-Responsive and Resilience Building Training Modules (Foundations)

Content: Participants learn the foundation for understanding the neurobiology of trauma/toxic stress and the science of hope through concrete, practical strategies that promote healing and resilience.

Prerequisite: None.

Length: Hours can be adapted based on program need and may be 6-10 hours in length. Content can be delivered in a sequence of shorter segments.

Languages: Request modules in English, Spanish, Chinese, Japanese, and Russian. 

  • 100: Overview: Trauma-Responsive and Resilience Building Practices for Educators

  • 100: Overview: Trauma-Responsive and Resilience Building Practices for Parents and Families

  • 100: Overview: Trauma-Responsive and Resilience Building Practices for Leaders and Supervisors

  • 100: Overview: Trauma-Responsive and Resilience Building Practices for Clinicians, Therapists and Social Service Providers

  • 100: Overview: Trauma-Responsive and Resilience Building Practices for Young Children with Disabilities and Special Needs

  • 100: Overview: Trauma-Responsive and Resilience Building Practices for First Responders

Going Deeper Trauma-Responsive and Resilience Building Training Modules

Content: Participants are guided through a range of interactive activities to practice how to implement the content and strategies learned in the Core Training Module 100.

Prerequisite: Must have attended a Core Training Module.

Length: Hours can be adapted based on program need and may be 6-10 hours in length. Content can be delivered in a sequence of shorter segments.

LanguagesRequest modules in English, Spanish, Chinese, Japanese, and Russian.

  • 200: Practicing the Trauma-Responsive and Resilience-Building Strategies Learned in the Core Module 100

  • 201: Looking at Trauma-Responsive and Resilience Building Practices Through the Lens of an Individual Child and Developing Trauma-Responsive and Individualized Support Plans for Trauma-Impacted Children

  • 300: Strengthening Self Awareness and Self-Care to Reduce Burnout in Times of Stress

  • 301: Culturally Responsive Self-Care Practices

  • 400: Trauma-Responsive Family Engagement in Early Childhood: Practices for Equity and Resilience

  • 500: Trauma-Responsive, Strength Based and Reflective Leadership and Supervision

  • 600: Trauma-Responsive Practices for Leaders: Creating and Sustaining Healing Engaged Organizations

  • 700: Supporting Young Children to Cope, Build Resilience and Heal from Trauma through Play: A Practical Guide for Early Childhood Educators

* Most popular series to start are Modules 100, 200, 300 

Spotlight Training Modules for Adults Working with Children (Category A)

Content: Participants learn about one key concept or strategy for children and/or adults that support building resilience, regulation, and relational skills. The following are examples of possible Spotlight Topics. We can design a Spotlight training based on your program’s specific needs.

Prerequisite: None.

Length: 1-2 hours.

LanguagesRequest modules in English, Spanish, Chinese, Japanese, and Russian. 

  • 4 Steps to Grow Human(E) Beings (A1)

  • Attachment and Strategies that Heal (A2)

  • Be Your Own Emergency First Responder in Times of Stress (A3)

  • Being a Brain Architect vs Behavior Manager for Children (A4)

  • Books and Activities that Promote Social and Emotional Awareness, Skills, and Intelligence for Teens (A5)

  • Books and Activities that Promote Social and Emotional Awareness for Elementary Age Youth (A6)

  • Books and Activities that Promote Social and Emotional Awareness for Early Childhood (A7)

  • Learning About ACES (Adverse Childhood Experiences) (A8)

  • Building a Healthy Internal Dialogue for Adults and/or Children (A9)

  • Building a Self-Regulation Toolkit (A10)

  • Burnout and Compassion Fatigue (A11)

  • Coaching Strategies to Support Trauma Responsive Care (A12)

  • Creating Grounding and Safety for Adults and/or Children (A13)

  • Create Safe Spaces, Places and/or Bins for Children to Promote Regulation (A14)

  • Create Trauma Responsive Policies and Procedures (A15)

  • Cultivating Self-Awareness: Adult Temperament (A16)

  • Cultivating Self-Awareness: Child Temperament (A17)

  • Cultivating the “Me and the We” on the Journey of Healing and Building Resilience (A18)

  • Culturally Responsive Self-Care Practices (A19)

  • Developing Curriculum to Teach Children about their Brain (A20)

  • Difference Between a Trauma Trigger and a Challenging Behavior (A21)

  • Environment Triggers that Affect Arousal States (A22)

  • Environments that Support Regulation (A23)

  • Examining Transitions to Promote Safety and Prevent Challenging Behavior (A24)

  • Family Engagement Strategies for Educators (A25)

  • Growing Human(E) Beings: A Job of Superheroes! (A26)

  • Healing the Brain from the Bottom Up (A27)

  • Helping Children in Times of Stress, Transition, Loss or Change (A28)

  • Learning About the Different Parts of the Brain and How it Impacts Behavior (A29)

  • Learning How to Keep Children in the "Window of Tolerance" (A30)

  • Meaning Behind Challenging Behavior (A31)

  • Mindfulness Strategies to Use with Children to Support Regulation (A32)

  • Neurobiology of a Trauma Trigger (A33)

  • Neuroplasticity and the Power to Rewire the Brain (A34)

  • Neurobiology of Stress on the Brain and Behavior (A35)

  • Objects and Activities that Calm the Sensory System (A36)

  • Out of Synch Child: Sensory Integration Strategies (A37)

  • Play to Learn and Learn to Play (Ages 0-3) (A38)

  • Play and Trauma: Supporting Children Through Play to Heal (A39)

  • Play: Somatosensory Strategies to Promote Regulation in the Classroom (A40)

  • Preventing Challenging Behavior (A41)

  • Predictable Routines that Create Safety and Predictability (A42)

  • Resilience and Factors that Buffer Stress (A43)

  • Resilient Strong! A curriculum that builds self-awareness and resilience for Elementary, Middle and High School Students (A44)

  • Promoting Emotional Literacy (A45)

  • Promoting Body Awareness, Sensory and Emotional Literacy that Lead to Regulation (A46)

  • Storybooks for Children who have Gone Through Stressful or Traumatic Events (A47)

  • Storybooks that Promote Social-Emotional Skills (A48)

  • Strategies that Calm the Activated Stress Response System (A49)

  • Strategies to Support Children’s Emotional Regulation (A50)

  • Strategies for Building Resilience: Engaging Executive Functioning Skills and Problem-Solving Steps (A51)

  • Strategies for Building Resilience: Children with Sensory Processing Challenges (A52)

  • Strategies for Building Resilience: Strengthening Self-Regulation and Managing Big Emotions (A53)

  • Strategies for Building Resilience: Teaching Sensory and Emotional Literacy (A54)

  • Strategies for Breathing with Children (A55)

  • Strategies to use When a Child is in their Survival/Hindbrain, Emotion/Limbic Brain and/or Thinking/Executive/Cortex Brain (A56)

  • Strategies for Teaching Children about their Brain and Cultivating Self-Awareness to Promote Resilience Socially and Emotionally (A57)

  • Supporting Children Who Have Experienced Toxic or Traumatic Stress (A58)

  • The Impact of Toxic Stress on the Brain, Body and Behavior (A59)

  • The Importance of Play for Youth Children to Buffer Stress (A60)

  • The Power of Mirror Neurons (A61)

  • Top T.I.P.S to Support Children in Times of Uncertainty and Stress (A62)

  • Top 5 Trauma-Responsive Strategies for Educators (A63)

  • Using Storybooks to Support Children who Have Gone through Stressful or Traumatic Experiences (A64)

  • Using Present Moment Attunement and Co-Regulation to Support Children (A65)

  • Using the Trigger Stop APP to Promote Sensory and Emotional Literacy (A66)

  • Visual Schedules that Promote Regulation (A67)

  • What Does it Mean and How Do I Give Every Child a Voice Impacted by Trauma or Toxic Stress? (A68)

Spotlight Training Modules for Leaders (Category B)

  • 3 Rs of Reflective Supervision (B1)

  • Asset-Based Reflective Leadership (B2)

  • Building Effective Trauma-Responsive Partnerships with Parents and Families (B3)

  • Creating Environments that Reinforce Messages of Safety and Predictability (B4)

  • Creating Trauma-Informed Schools, Districts and/or Organizations (B5)

  • Creating Trauma-Responsive Environments: Decreasing the Power Differential During Supervisory Interactions (B6)

  • Cultivating Self-Awareness/Body Awareness as a Foundation for Effective Leadership in Trauma-Responsive Environments (B7)

  • Effectively Responding to Stressful and Triggering Events in Organizations (B8)

  • Embedding Mindfulness into Leadership and Supervision (B9)

  • Intentionally Integrating Organizational Care Strategies (B10)

  • Intentionally Promoting Coping, Resilience and Healing: Strategies to Support Self and Organization Care Routines (B11)

  • Leading Organizations through a Trauma Responsive Lens (B12)

  • State Dependent Functioning and Pathways to Regulation (B13)

  • Supporting Agency, Voice and Choice in Our Work with Children, Families, and the Workforce (B14)

  • Top 5 Trauma-Responsive Strategies for Supervisors/Leaders (B15)

  • Trauma-Responsive Supervision (B16)

  • Trauma Responsive and Healing Engaged Leaders, Systems and Organizations (B17)

  • Pathways to Regulation to Cultivate Safe and Predictable Environments (B18)

  • Understanding the Triggering Event Cycle in Order to Effectively Navigate Triggering Events (B19)

Spotlight Training Modules for Adult Well-Being (Category C)

  • Adult Triggers and Emotional Buttons (C1)

  • Breathing for Life: Learning Breathing Techniques for Adult Well-Being (C2)

  • Building Sensory and Body Awareness that Lead to Adult Self-Regulation (C3)

  • Cultivating Self-Awareness and Self-Care to Prevent Burnout (C4)

  • Culturally Responsive Self-Care (C5)

  • Health and Wellness Toolkit for Adults (C6)

  • Mindfulness for Adults (C7)

  • Moving Organizations from Trauma Inducing to Trauma Responsive and Resilience Building (C8)

  • Pathways to Regulation (C9)

  • S.T.O.P. Tool: Cultivating the Art of the Pause so that Adults can Co-Regulate Children, Families, and Clients (C10)

  • The Science of Building a New Habit (C11)

  • Zones of Self-Awareness Tool and Creating Grounders to Buffer Stress (C12)

Spotlight Training Modules for Parents/Caregivers (Category D)

Positive Parenting Module: A 4-Part Social Emotional Learning Series on How to Support Children to Build Social-Emotional Skills that Last a Lifetime:

  • Positive Parenting Strategies: Predictable and Safe Environments (D1)

  • Positive Parenting Strategies: Sensory and Emotional Literacy (D2)

  • Positive Parenting Strategies: Managing Big Emotions and Self-Regulation Strategies (D3)

  • Positive Parenting Strategies: Teaching Children Problem Solving Skills (D4)

Social-Emotional and Resilience Building Training Modules

  • Early Childhood

  • Elementary School

  • Middle and High School