Go beyond the typical self-care routines of bubble baths and a leisurely walk to learn the importance of taking care of yourself. In this training, participants will discuss self-compassion; body image and perfectionism issues; the importance of accepting oneself; setting attainable, challenging goals; and how to develop small daily habits to demonstrate love for oneself.
Why are so many people afraid to talk about mental health challenges? It is often because there is a stigma associated with these challenges. This session provides an open, safe space to discuss what stigma is, misconceptions and myths about mental illness, and why the way we talk about mental health challenges matters.
With the growing number of children and caregivers who have been impacted by traumatic events, it has become increasingly important to broaden our understanding and modify our approach when working with this population. Trauma-informed care is the act of asking “what happened to you?” instead of “what is wrong with you?” In this training, participants […]
In the ACE Interface training, you will learn about the Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACE) study and the neurobiology that explains why ACEs significantly affect people’s lives. This training will provide information on how we can dramatically improve health and resilience for this and future generations. This training is foundational to learning about trauma-informed care.
Boundaries are one of the most effective tools for bringing stability to families dealing with substance use disorder (SUD). Boundaries and rules are similar, but they are not the same. The subtle change in thought could mean the difference between bringing reason back to the family or remaining in pain. This workshop will teach the […]
This workshop explores various roles within a family when substance use is involved. Participants will learn the role each person plays, and how it impacts the family system, and discuss the cycle when a family does not receive help. Participants also will understand the functions of family dynamics, how the family cycle plays out, and […]
This topic will detail the signs that appear in behavior regarding teens who are experiencing substance use. Participants will discuss what to look for and how to spot the signs among teens, as well as what to do if someone notices these signs in their teen. By the end of this course, participants will be […]
This workshop will discuss how drugs and alcohol affect the brain. Participants will learn the four stages of addiction, the parts of the brain affected by substance use, and how to recognize the stages and the cycle of addiction.
The group of psychoeducation training will discuss the basics of grief and how it might present in various ways. Choose from the following topics: Educator’s grief, supporting a grieving child/student, supporting a grieving child on the autism spectrum, and supporting the grief in the community.
Participants will learn about the different styles of communication: Passive, aggressive, passive-aggressive, and assertive. They’ll then practice different ways to express themselves through activities.