This training is designed to explore what stress is, identify triggers and effects of stress, and examine the makeup of stress. Participants will learn practical calming techniques and coping skills for managing stress, such as changing self-talk, breathing exercises, and ways to relax.
In a world that is no longer predictable, there has been a large wave of mental health challenges surfacing. Some people are experiencing high levels of stress, anxiety, and panic attacks for the first time. This training provides an open conversation about anxiety and stress. Participants will learn the brain science behind why their body […]
This workshop helps parents and caretakers understand why they are the best advocate for their children. Participants will learn tips, techniques, and advocacy essentials. They’ll be able to determine their family’s current need for mental health services, recognize resources available, and determine eligibility requirements.
This training will discuss and share learning opportunities and social service improvements through the application of neuroscience basics in Social Services. The process of embedding brain science principles will lead to improved outcomes for children and families. Participants will discuss how to translate brain science concepts into programs, practice, and policy change.
“Nothing ever goes my way!” “What if I get into an accident?” Cognitive distortions, such as the examples above, are exaggerated patterns of thought not based on facts and are usually negative. In this training, participants will learn how to recognize cognitive distortions, discover when the brain starts to twist its thinking, and determine how […]
The Community Resiliency Model (CRM)® trains community members to help themselves and help others within their more comprehensive social network. The primary focus of this skills-based stabilization program is to reset the natural balance of the nervous system. CRM aims to help create “trauma-informed” and “resiliency-focused” communities that share a common understanding of the impact […]
Depression, anxiety, grief, and substance use are on the rise, so it’s even more critical for those in helping fields to take care of themselves and actively prevent compassion fatigue. This course will take a deep dive into what compassion fatigue is, how to spot it and how to combat it. By the end of […]
Coping skills help us tolerate, minimize and deal with stressful situations in life. This training will go into detail about the benefits of using coping skills. Then participants will discuss several experiential examples, such as deep breathing, grounding, positive self-talk, using your words, exercise, creativity, emotionally focused tapping, and more.
Early life experiences shape the developing brain’s architecture and the foundations of sound mental health. Disruptions to this developmental process can impair a child’s capacity for learning and how they relate to others — with lifelong implications. This training will discuss how improving children’s environment, relationships, and experiences early in life can positively impact many […]
This discussion introduces the concept of mental health and wellness to youth. There will be an emphasis on normalizing that all people encounter challenges at times, and that a lifelong awareness and effort to strive toward wellness is necessary, much like other areas of health. Topics include how to support a friend who is struggling, […]