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Posted on: February 17, 2022

[ARCHIVED] Crisis & Trauma Resource Institute (CTRI) Training Schedule

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These trainings are FREE, but registration is required. Slots are limited!

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Trauma-Counseling Strategies for Healing and Resilience 

Date: March 17, 2022
Time: 1:00 - 4:00 p.m.

Trauma is a wound that injures us emotionally, psychologically, physically, and spiritually. As a result, the impact of trauma can be far-reaching and enduring.

  • Overview of the way trauma affects a person through the brain and nervous system.
  • A framework that describes stages in the process of regulating and resolving the impact of trauma.
  • Protective steps for enhancing helper’s wellbeing.
  • Key principles and strategies for working with trauma that apply to a diverse range of experiences and which can be applied to all ages.

Walking with Grief

Date: April 14, 2022
Time: 1:00 - 4:00 p.m.

Every person will experience grief and loss – a profound sense of final separation from something or someone important. Grief is a normal and appropriate reaction to the death of a loved one, the experience of separation/divorce, intergenerational loss, or the loss of opportunity. Grief is a complicated and unique experience that requires helpers to be sensitive to the needs and experiences of those they are supporting.

  • Gives helpers an increased awareness of the dynamics of grief.
  • Provides tools and strategies to best support someone who is grieving.
  • Cultural and popular understandings of grief and loss, and the influences these have on how we experience and work with grief will be explored.

Anxiety in Children and Youth - Practical Intervention Strategies

Date: May 12, 2022
Time: 1:00 - 4:00 p.m.

Childhood and adolescence are critical times for emotional and psychological development. During these stages, anxiety patterns can begin that continue into adulthood. Anxiety represents our body’s natural alarm system, signaling the possibility of danger.

  • Structure for understanding how anxiety works in the nervous system.
  • Learn a diverse range of skills that can be taught and practiced with children and youth designed to decrease anxiety and expand the capacity for managing emotions and anxious thought patterns.

Eating Disorders from Image to Illness

Date: June 9, 2022
Time: 1:00 - 4:00 p.m.

Eating Disorders – From Image to Illness Eating disorders can range from problematic tendencies like exces-sive dieting to a mental health diagnosis such as anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, or binge-eating disorder. Helpers may struggle with knowing how to best respond to this complex issue and may react with frustration, fear, or helplessness.

  • Examines the symptoms, contributing factors, and the experience of living with an eating disorder.
  • Checking our assumptions and to fully address the function disordered eating plays in a person’s life.
  • Treatment options and practical strategies for supporting individuals struggling with disordered eating.

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