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Training and Consultation

Training Menu

I. Trauma 101
1) Understanding the Impact of Trauma: Core Concepts
*Understanding Core Trauma Concepts and Trauma-Informed Principles

II. Children, Youth, and Families
1) Impact of Trauma in Early Childhood: Neurobiology, Development, and Attachment

2) Treating Trauma in Early Childhood: Child-Parent Psychotherapy
*Brief Overview of the EBP Relationship-Based Dyadic Treatment Model

3) Clinical Considerations in Working with Children who have Experienced Trauma: Case -Based Applications
*Identifying Direct Service Intervention Modalities and Domains of Intervention

4) Starting the Conversation: How to talk to Families about Violence in the Home

III. Systems
1) Providing Trauma  Informed Consultation: Working with Systems and Agencies
(for providers who provide consultation to community based agencies)

2) Trauma Informed Systems of Care for Children, Youth and Families: Core Guiding Principles

3) Trauma Informed Systems: Conversations About Cultural Humility and Responsiveness

4) Trauma Informed Worklife: Vicarious Trauma and Self Care

5) Implementation of Child-Parent Psychotherapy in Community Based Agencies: With a Child Care, Pediatric Clinic, and Family Resource Center

6) Pediatric Integrated Behavioral Health: A Model for Medical and Mental Health Collaboration

IV. Speciality Populations
1) Incarcerated Parents, Invisible Children: Infant Mental Health and Criminal Justice

V. Race and Diversity
1) Diversity Informed Clinical Practice: Core Concepts and Guiding Principles

2) Combating Bias: A Conversation about Implicit Bias and What to do about it

3) From Safe Space to Brave Space: Towards a Deconstruction of Safety in Racial Dialogues

4) Courageous Conversations: Exploring Race Through Strategic Dialogue

5) Understanding Intergenerational Transmission of Trauma: Holding Historical, Cultural Trauma and Collective Memories
*Looking at the impact of age-old, unhealed invisible wounds that shape identity formation for cultural group

6) The Intersection of Race, Immigration, and Trauma: Informing our Clinical Practices with Families of Color
*Explore common themes around racial and immigration stress and naming the invisible wounds of  trauma.

7) Introducing a Liberation Social Psychology Philosophy: Mental Health Treatment and Oppressed Populations


Training Format and Details


  • Powerpoint and videos are often used, but not necessary
  • There is always some element of experiential work and dialogue in the training
  • Case based applications can be requested


Can range from an hour to multiple day long (depending on need and intent)

  • Hourly (1-2 hours)
  • 1/2 Day (3-4 hours)
  •  1 Day (6-8 hours)


Trainings can be anywhere in size from 8-10 to 200 depending on need and venue