The 5 Pillars of Growth and Resilience

Course Description

Continuing Education Hours: 5.5

This training will focus on working with adults and children that have experienced vicarious trauma. We will work on understanding different types of vicarious trauma and how they may appear in adults and children. We will explore how greater resiliency can be built in families and communities through the use of a strength-based approach. We will address healing from vicarious trauma through a holistic lens and how to avoid future trauma.

Learning Objectives

  • Participants will be able to understand how to work with vicarious trauma from a trauma informed lens.
  • Participants will be able to understand ways that vicarious trauma can be formed.
  • Participants will be able to understand how the brain is neurobiologically wired for adaption and how exposure to adverse experiences can impact this.
  • Participants will learn how to work with adaptations that are created by witnessing traumatic events and using the ACE’s and other tool for evaluation.
  • Participants will learn what resilience building and trauma healing activities can be used with this client group.
  • Participants will be able to understand the importance of psycho-education around default wiring and templates for this group and draft usable scripts to help clients understand how their brains and bodies may have been impacted by vicarious trauma.

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Arizona Trauma Institute
49 South Sycamore Street, Suite 2
Mesa, Arizona 85202

Office: (480) 442-1840