Trauma-Informed Practice in Workforce Development
A 7-week foundational course about how to design and deliver trauma-informed employment and training services.
About the course
In Trauma-Informed Practice in Workforce Development, practitioners gain a foundational knowledge of how to operationalize trauma-informed practice and specific tools and frameworks through the application of 7-modules of experiential, peer-based learning.
What you will learn
Frameworks to understand traumatic stress (SAMHSA Principles, Sanctuary Model)
Non-clinical tools and techniques for working with clients who have experienced trauma
How to apply principles of Trauma-Informed Practice in employment and training settings
An understanding of the vicarious or secondary impacts of working with people who have experienced trauma
Frameworks to understand the impacts of social trauma on clients
Tools for responding to vicarious trauma
6 live lessons about how to use tools and frameworks with clients and in the design of your services
Small peer group calls that provide an opportunity for small group discussion
Recordings of all live sessions (available for 6 months after the training)
Access to a private online community with regular resources and free trainings, including exclusive monthly live Q+A calls
Weekly prompts to guide your application of the concepts in the course
Digital Badge and Certificate
SAMHSA Principles of Trauma-Informed Practice and The 4 Rs of Trauma-Informed Practice
Zones of Regulation framework for understanding the neurobiology of stress responses
The Sites of Shaping framework: a tool for explaining how social and collective traumas can affect individuals’ lives
Illustrative examples of of Trauma-Informed Practice in employment and training
Strategies and tools for emotional stabilization and regulation
The Window of Tolerance framework: a framework for understanding the different ways that traumatic stress symptoms are expressed and provides some direction on how to help a client re-stabilize
Scale of Resiliency framework and Adverse Childhood Experiences
Vicarious and secondary trauma and resilience
Sanctuary Model: principles for trauma-informed organizations
Strategies and tools for supporting practitioner resilience, well-being and growth, vital for reducing burnout and fostering ongoing motivation
Enroll your staff in a full pathway with implementation support to maximize impact.
Trauma Informed Practice in Workforce Development
Practical Tools for Success
Trauma-Informed Practice in Workforce Development is
4.5 hours per week
(2.5 hours of live calls and 2 hours of independent work)
Trauma-Informed Practice in Workforce Development is a prerequisite for participating in Implementing With Support for Success Technical Assistance Group.
80% attendance is required for certification.
Who should attend
Frontline employment service practitioners including career and employment counsellors and job developers
Program developers, workshop facilitators, trainers and other learning and development practitioners
Managers of employment and training programs and practitioners