Live Virtual Workshops
Building a Culture of Strength
Credit Hours (CEC)
Trauma-Informed Care - Live Virtual Workshop - Mar. 14, 2023
- 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
- Identify trauma-informed goals to improve service delivery and program planning
*Please allow only the registered individual(s) to view webinar materials
Method of Delivery
Presentation, video, case study exercises, personal reflection, delivered electronically.
Some of the Topics Included
- Trauma’s Ripple Effect
- What Is Trauma-Informed Care?
- Building a Trauma-Informed Culture
- Understanding Trauma
- 5 Principles of a Trauma-Informed Approach - Promote Awareness, Shift Attitudes, Provide Choice, Foster Safety, Highlight Strengths
- Post-Traumatic Growth and Resilience
- Steps for Implementing Principles
This is an introductory-intermediate level workshop intended for anyone interested in learning more about the value of trauma-informed workplaces.
Trainer: Monica Bhatara
Monica has over 25 years of experience working in the community-based social services field as a Therapist and Community Educator. She is a Registered Therapeutic Counsellor, Certified Synergetic Play Therapist, and Focusing-Oriented Therapist. Monica has worked both in clinical settings for various programs and served in a leadership role as Director of Clinical Practice, providing her expertise to clinical and non-clinical programs that focus on family preservation and reunification, complex intergenerational trauma, trauma-informed practice, and clinical supervision. In addition to training with CTRI, she has a private counselling practice where she incorporates somatic work, play and expressive therapies, and interpersonal neurobiology in her work with children, youth, and adults. Monica believes in the power of human resiliency and the importance of building the capacity of paraprofessionals and non-clinical workers because they play a vital role on the therapy spectrum. As a trainer, she brings stimulating stories and a style that promotes engagement and facilitates learning.