On Demand Workshops

Trauma-Informed Leadership

$99.00
2.5

Continuing Education
Credit Hours (CEC)

A compassionate and trauma-informed approach to leadership is essential for creating healthy workplace cultures. Trauma is prevalent in our world and has an impact on many of the people we interact with, including staff and colleagues. Based on our book, A Little Book About Trauma-Informed Workplaces, this workshop explores how to lead with a trauma-informed approach and provides five key principles that trauma-informed workplaces embody. By embracing these principles, organizations can contribute to the positive transformation of individuals and relationships affected by trauma, while at the same time creating the conditions that lead to high levels of employee engagement and organizational success. Every organization, from any sector, can benefit from becoming trauma-informed.

Trainer: Randy Grieser, MSW, RSW - Founder & Advisor

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this workshop, participants should be able to:

  • Discuss the prevalence and impact of trauma on individuals and organizations
  • List five key trauma-informed principles
  • Describe practical strategies for implementing each of the five trauma-informed principles
  • Assess their own organization for areas of trauma-informed strengths and weakness

Some of the Topics Reviewed

  • Trauma’s Ripple Effect
  • The Impact of Trauma in the Workplace
  • Characteristics of a Trauma-Informed Leader
  • 5 Principles of Trauma-Informed Workplaces - Promote Awareness, Shift Attitudes, Provide Choice, Foster Safety, Highlight, Strengths
  • Steps for Implementing Principles

Target Audience

This is an intermediate-advanced level workshop for leaders, managers, supervisors, and anyone providing leadership within an organization.

Trainer: Randy Grieser

MSW, RSW - Founder & Advisor

Randy (he/him) is the founder, former CEO, and current Advisor of CTRI. He is an intuitive and visionary leader who, together with a team of employees and trainers, has positioned CTRI to be a leading provider of professional development training. In 2022, after close to seventeen years of active leadership within CTRI, Randy transitioned to an advisory role for the organization. He now dedicates his time to speaking and writing. Randy holds a Master of Social Work degree and a Bachelor’s degree in Conflict Resolution. Prior to founding CTRI, he worked directly with issues around crisis and trauma in the areas of mental health, counselling, and crisis management within community, school, and hospital settings. He has advanced training in violence threat assessment and management from the Gavin de Becker Training Academy, and is a former Board Director for the Canadian Association of Threat Assessment Professional (CATAP). Randy believes that access to knowledge and skill development changes individual lives, communities, and organizations, and has worked to make CTRI’s training and resources as accessible as possible. He is a dynamic speaker who delivers insightful presentations that are engaging, humorous, and informative. He is author of The Ordinary Leader, and co-author of The Culture QuestionA Little Book About Trauma-Informed Workplaces, and Don’t Blame the LettuceRead blogs written by Randy here. Contact Randy at: [email protected]

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