A Family Systems Approach to Intergenerational Trauma:
An Overview of Trauma, Assessment, and Treatment for Adults and Youth
This two day training is an introduction to a family systems approach to intergenerational trauma. This training highlights the importance of sequencing and targeting treatment appropriately for families impacted by intergenerational trauma, with the caregiving system as a primary point of intervention. This training incorporates attachment theory, systems theory, neuroscience, and a recovery based skills model for trauma treatment.
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PTSD: Recognizing and Responding to the Growing Injury
of Frontline and First Responders
TSSWO presents a one day training providing frontline and first responders with information on how to recognize and respond to Post Traumatic Stress Disorder . The training provides an overview of PTSD, impact on the brain, symptoms, and resources for intervention and treatment.
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TSSWO can customize training programs to meet needs of professionals providing service to communities, families, children, adults and corporations.
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Other Available Training:
Waiting for The Bomb To Drop: and not knowing what to do when it does.
Trauma Assessment and Treatment, A Group Model
In this two day training mental health professionals will be introduced to assessment tools, structured interviewing, pre and post measures, and a group model of trauma intervention. They will be provided with both theory and skills in order to facilitate a trauma group for adults/parents impacted by trauma. Participants will learn more about the theory and research to date that informs this bottom-up approach to trauma treatment.
Trauma Informed Schools, Child Welfare, Mental Health Training
We offer specific training geared to schools, child welfare, and mental health agencies on Trauma Informed Practices. Please contact us for further information about Trauma Informed training. See more about Trauma Informed Schools on our October 2016 Blog Post here
Holding The Hope: Understanding and Supporting Youth with Severe
Emotional and Behavioural Challenges
Caregivers and Professionals working with youth presenting with complex mental health issues struggle to understand a multitude of diagnoses and also to find ways to intervene effectively to deal with challenges. We have developed a core training that is geared to service providers working within community based mental health and child welfare agencies, hospital settings, as well as treatment foster homes, residential settings, and schools. This is a broad one day training with a focus on understanding pathways to dysregulation, and how to support youth who are often chronically dysregulated. The first half of training is related to the research and theory, while the second half is focused on pragmatics of intervention.
The Attachment, Self-Regulation, Competency (ARC) Model: Making it Work!
The Attachment Self-Regulation (ARC) Model was developed by Blaustein and Kinniburgh for youth and families impacted by early adversity The ARC model provides a framework for treatment planning and intervention by targeting core issues that are at the root of challenges. The focus of this training is the application of the model which will enable participants to create intervention plans tailored to the unique needs of youth and families.
Understanding the Impact of Developmental Trauma on Youth - Brain and Behaviour
Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACE) research highlights the connection between early adversity and subsequent psychological and physical issues. Recurring traumatic experiences that occur in the context of caregiver relationships have a significant impact on the developing child. These experiences are best understood in the context of developmental trauma. This one day introductory training is of benefit to those in the mental health, child welfare, and school systems.