Facilitating from a Trauma-Informed Lens

Virtual Instructor-led Training

Diving deeper.

Through the self-paced course, you focused on understanding techniques to create and sustain a trauma-informed learning environment. You know how to communicate, accept, and validate these emotions in others. Now, you’ll build on that foundation. Learn skills and apply techniques needed to create and sustain a trauma-informed learning environment, and to identify and work with young people who may be exhibiting behaviors based on previous trauma.

A conversation starter.

Deep, meaningful conversations – rooted in a wide perception allowing you to identify and respond with empathy to those potentially displaying the effects of previous trauma. You’ll have a chance to practice these new skills and techniques through the Advocates for Youth classroom simulation program (a simulated teaching experience). And yes, this one includes a couple hours of additional homework. It’ll be worth it, we promise.

Roll up your sleeves.

Delivered through four weekly, two-hour sessions held at pre-set times over a five-week period, this 12-hour virtual instructor-led course continues to build on the content you learned in the self-paced course, focusing on growing your skill. Emphasis is placed on practicing how to create a trauma-informed learning environment and the skills needed to facilitate trauma-informed sex ed.

Here we go. Grow your skills to:

  • Create trauma-informed learning environments
  • Facilitate trauma-informed sex education
  • Identify and respond to signs of trauma
  • Recognize and practice responding to physical, verbal and behavioral signs of trauma
  • Use empathy and to validate emotions
  • Apply trauma-informed teaching techniques

Course Offerings

March 27 – April 17, 2023 (Mondays)

July 10 – 14, 2023 (Monday – Friday)

Nov 8 – Dec 6 (Wednesdays) – No session Thanksgiving Week

All courses are offered from 12 – 2 PST/PDT

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