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Apr
16
April 16, 2021 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
FREE

ACEs, Trauma, and Toxic Stress Workshop

Agencies associated with United Way’s Mentor Center have the opportunity to attend this Trauma Informed Care workshop hosted by the Center for Child Counseling.

In the absence of protective relationships, toxic stress in childhood impacts an individual’s well-being across the lifetime. This workshop provides an overview of the ACE Study, Trauma, Toxic Stress and the Impact on Health.

This 4-hour free virtual workshop will provide an overview, interactive learning, and strategies on becoming trauma-informed.

Participants will learn:

  • About the ACE study, including the ACE Pyramid which provides the conceptual framework for the study;
  • Outcome and Findings of the ACE study;
  • Definition of Toxic Stress and its Impact on the Developing Brain throughout the Lifespan;
  • Impact of Early Adversity on Lifelong Health – Emotional and Physical;
  • About the ACEs and Resilience Surveys, including their own scores;
  • How Resilience Trumps ACEs;
  • The importance of creating trauma-informed and resilience-building practices based on the findings of the ACEs research;
  • Role plays practicing effective communication strategies, including reflective statements; and
  • Shifting Thinking and Practice to become Trauma-Informed

Please use this link to register.


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