Understanding & Addressing the Impact of Collective Trauma of the Pandemic

SPECIAL TRAINING 28 SEPTEMBER 2021 - Spaces are filling fast!

This workshop is relevant for anyone working with children, teens, families, or adult staff members.

About this event

The last 18 months of the pandemic and its ensuing fallout have had a profound impact on individual and collective resilience. In this three-hour training, participants will gain an understanding of collective trauma, its impact on individual and collective resilience, and the essential priorities in reinstating a sense of safety and regulation in individuals, families, and the broader community.

Participants will:

• Be exposed to cutting edge research to expose the legacy of unhealed collective trauma | The work of Dr. Leia Saltzman (collective trauma), Dr. Maria Yellow Horse Brave Heart (historical trauma), and Dr. Rachel Yehuda (epigenetics)

• Be exposed to the theory and science of felt safety - Dr. Stephen Porges | The Polyvagal Theory

• Be exposed to the essential priorities (in terms of environmental conditions and relational conditions) in healing collective trauma | The work of Dr. Bruce Perry

WHEN: Tuesday, September 28, 2021 ~ 9:00a.m. – 12:00p.m.

WHERE: Best Western Hotel, 375 Maine Street, Waterville Maine

COST: $50.00pp (*Certificates of Attendance and 3 Contact Hours will be provided)