This training will provide participants with an understanding of how grief impacts clients, employees, and communities. The content will aid in an increased understanding of the different types of grief, as well as tools and strategies that can improve healing and build resilience. Training participants will gain knowledge and skill on how to appropriately respond to staff and communities who have experienced loss. This training will include lecture and group activities.
The purpose of this training is to provide professionals with a comprehensive understanding of trauma and the impact of child and adolescent trauma/complex trauma on multiple domains (Neurobiology, Physiology, Attachment, Affect Regulation, Behavioral Control, Cognition, Memory, Dissociation and Self Concept.) Participants will learn and/or review DSM 5 Trauma and Stressor Related Disorders.
Participants will gain the knowledge, skills, and values needed to provide comprehensive trauma assessments and build competency in completing the trauma assessment component of the Comprehensive Child and Family Assessments (CCFA). Participants will be trained to use UCLA PTSD RI, CATS (Child and Adolescent Trauma Screening), Life Events Checklist (LEC) and PTSD Checklist (PC-L) assessment tools, complete a written report of assessment, and make recommendations. The training participant will be provided a two-day in-person training.
Individuals and communities can learn skills for addressing trauma, healing relationships, and building resilience which improves the well-being of all.
STARS is a research-supported trauma awareness and resilience training program. STAR brings together theory and practices from neurobiology, conflict transformation, human security, spirituality, and restorative justice to address the needs of trauma-impacted individuals and communities.