Neuroscience of Trauma

The Relationship Foundation introduces the Trauma-Informed approach, focusing on Relationship Education as an essential component of building resilience. These skills and knowledge can be applied in the family, the workplace, in schools, and in other applications.

A Trauma-Informed Approach: Three Myths Busted

Join Origins Training & Consulting for an overview of what a trauma-informed approach is (and what it isn’t!) and how you can apply these concepts in your setting.

We Are Resilient™ Healthcare Training – Resilience Circle Weekly Series (2 of 6)

The training helps providers manage their own vicarious trauma and provides anticipatory guidance to support patients/caregivers in strengthening their own resilience skills. Resilience Circles are 6 (1-hour) weekly sessions which take place each Tuesday, beginning January 12th, and offer a more in-depth experience with time for reflection and support from peers.

We Are Resilient™ Healthcare Training – Resilience Circle Weekly Series (3 of 6)

The training helps providers manage their own vicarious trauma and provides anticipatory guidance to support patients/caregivers in strengthening their own resilience skills. Resilience Circles are 6 (1-hour) weekly sessions which take place each Tuesday, beginning January 12th, and offer a more in-depth experience with time for reflection and support from peers.

ACEs Aware Network of Care

This webinar will include a discussion and concrete example of a trauma-informed network of care, a group of interdisciplinary health, education, and human service professionals, community members, and organizations that support adults, children, and families by providing access to evidence-based “buffering” resources and supports that help to prevent, treat, and heal the harmful consequences of toxic stress.

We Are Resilient™ Healthcare Training – Resilience Circle Weekly Series (4 of 6)

The training helps providers manage their own vicarious trauma and provides anticipatory guidance to support patients/caregivers in strengthening their own resilience skills. Resilience Circles are 6 (1-hour) weekly sessions which take place each Tuesday, beginning January 12th, and offer a more in-depth experience with time for reflection and support from peers.

Peer-to-Peer-Resilient Parenting: Tools & Strategies that Work

These two-hour sessions are perfect for practitioners who want to learn more about action planning and strategic change in trauma-informed care and the impact of Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) on individuals and communities.⁠

#SaludTues Tweetchat “Understanding ACEs and Toxic Stress”

#SaludTues Tweetchat hosted by @SaludAmerica   Our bodies are wired for survival, thanks to our biological stress system. However, without buffering protections, Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs), such as neglect and abuse,

We Are Resilient™ Healthcare Training – Resilience Circle Weekly Series (5 of 6)

The training helps providers manage their own vicarious trauma and provides anticipatory guidance to support patients/caregivers in strengthening their own resilience skills. Resilience Circles are 6 (1-hour) weekly sessions which take place each Tuesday, beginning January 12th, and offer a more in-depth experience with time for reflection and support from peers.

Race & Equity: A Better Normal

Join us as ACEs Connection’s Race & Equity workgroup reconvenes to discuss ACEs Connection’s internal processes to address racism, racial trauma and civil unrest. We will discuss what we, as a nation and as an organization, get wrong about diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI). Discussions will include racial trauma, historical trauma and healing centered practices.

We Are Resilient™ Healthcare Training – Resilience Circle Weekly Series (6 of 6)

The training helps providers manage their own vicarious trauma and provides anticipatory guidance to support patients/caregivers in strengthening their own resilience skills. Resilience Circles are 6 (1-hour) weekly sessions which take place each Tuesday, beginning January 12th, and offer a more in-depth experience with time for reflection and support from peers.

Trauma 101

This training provides practical information that can be useful for anyone working with children or seeking to practice trauma sensitivity.

We Are Resilient™ Healthcare Training – Resilience Circle Weekly Series (2 of 6)

The training helps providers manage their own vicarious trauma and delivers anticipatory guidance to support patients/caregivers in strengthening their own resilience skills.Resilience Circles are 6 (1-hour) weekly sessions which take place each Thursday, beginning February 18th, and offer a more in-depth experience with time for reflection and support from peers.

We Are Resilient™ Healthcare Training – Introductory Series – Part 2 of 2

The training helps providers manage their own vicarious trauma and delivers anticipatory guidance to support patients/caregivers in strengthening their own resilience skills.Resilience Circles are 2 (90-minute) weekly sessions which take place Saturdays, February 20th and February 27th, and offer a more in-depth experience with time for reflection and support from peers.

ACEs Aware Provider Training Inland Empire Region

The goal of this training is to raise the capacity of health care providers to advance trauma-informed communities in support of ACE screening and coordinated prevention and treatment to mitigate the toxic stress response.

We Are Resilient™ Healthcare Training – Introductory Series (1 of 2)

The training helps providers manage their own vicarious trauma and delivers anticipatory guidance to support patients/caregivers in strengthening their own resilience skills.Resilience Circles are 2 (90-minute) weekly sessions which take place Mondays, March 1st and March 8th, and offer a more in-depth experience with time for reflection and support from peers.

ACEs Aware Provider Training Los Angeles Region

The goal of this training is to raise the capacity of health care providers to advance trauma-informed communities in support of ACE screening and coordinated prevention and treatment to mitigate the toxic stress response.

ACEs Aware Provider Training Capital Region

The goal of this training is to raise the capacity of health care providers to advance trauma-informed communities in support of ACE screening and coordinated prevention and treatment to mitigate the toxic stress response.

ACEs Aware Provider Training Northern California Region

The goal of this training is to raise the capacity of health care providers to advance trauma-informed communities in support of ACE screening and coordinated prevention and treatment to mitigate the toxic stress response.

We Are Resilient™ Healthcare Training – Resilience Circle Weekly Series (3 of 6)

The training helps providers manage their own vicarious trauma and delivers anticipatory guidance to support patients/caregivers in strengthening their own resilience skills.Resilience Circles are 6 (1-hour) weekly sessions which take place each Thursday, beginning February 18th, and offer a more in-depth experience with time for reflection and support from peers.

ACEs Aware Provider Training Central Coast Region

The goal of this training is to raise the capacity of health care providers to advance trauma-informed communities in support of ACE screening and coordinated prevention and treatment to mitigate the toxic stress response.

We Are Resilient™ Healthcare Training – Introductory Series (2 of 2)

The training helps providers manage their own vicarious trauma and delivers anticipatory guidance to support patients/caregivers in strengthening their own resilience skills.Resilience Circles are 2 (90-minute) weekly sessions which take place Mondays, March 1st and March 8th, and offer a more in-depth experience with time for reflection and support from peers.

Treating the Entire Traumatized Family

Gain confidence to work with the most difficult cases. Learn tips to unstick traumatized families and couples including engaging the extended family and create playbooks as a roadmap to heal families through permanent change.

ACEs & Trauma Informed Care for the Primary Care Office

This afternoon symposium will be a time to learn more about trauma, how to help your patient’s and family’s address trauma, and integrating trauma informed care into your practice. We will be discussing research and some theory but, also practical ways to help your patients while running a busy schedule. Please join us for a packed afternoon of ideas and discussion.

Trauma of Racism: Healing our National Legacy

Exploration of Emotional Trauma from Systemic Oppression - using the scientific model of Brain-Body Regulation. Major topics include research on the impact of Everyday Discrimination on mental and physical wellness and understanding how structural racism and exclusion of Sexual and Gender Minorities are a root of Health Disparity.

We Are Resilient™ Healthcare Training – Resilience Circle Weekly Series (4 of 6)

The training helps providers manage their own vicarious trauma and delivers anticipatory guidance to support patients/caregivers in strengthening their own resilience skills.Resilience Circles are 6 (1-hour) weekly sessions which take place each Thursday, beginning February 18th, and offer a more in-depth experience with time for reflection and support from peers.

Mitigating Trauma with Empathic Listening Workshop – Part 1

In this 2-part workshop, you will attend a two-session workshop via Zoom where you will learn about: The Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACE) Study, Impact of ACEs on Children and Adults, Creating Trauma-Sensitive Classrooms & Workplaces, Mitigating the Effects of ACEs, The Neuroscience of Trauma, Trauma Responsive Practices, Nonviolent Communication by Marshall Rosenberg, Empathic Listening Skills, Conflict Prevention Skills and Practical Application of NVC

$75

The Biology of Stress & the Science of Hope

FREE virtual film screening of Resilience: The Biology of Stress & the Science of Hope, the award-winning documentary, and a panel discussion with experts in trauma and resilience | ACEsConnection

We Are Resilient™ Healthcare Training – Resilience Circle Weekly Series (5 of 6)

The training helps providers manage their own vicarious trauma and delivers anticipatory guidance to support patients/caregivers in strengthening their own resilience skills.Resilience Circles are 6 (1-hour) weekly sessions which take place each Thursday, beginning February 18th, and offer a more in-depth experience with time for reflection and support from peers.

Adverse Childhood Experiences and Toxic Stress 101: Kings County

The Kings County ACEs Aware training is a 2.5-hour webinar session. It is offered to Medi-Cal staff and will provide a foundation to integrate ACEs screening and offer support to respond with a trauma informed perspective, referrals, and resources unique to Kings County.

Mitigating Trauma with Empathic Listening Workshop – Part 2

In this 2-part workshop, you will attend a two-session workshop via Zoom where you will learn about: The Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACE) Study, Impact of ACEs on Children and Adults, Creating Trauma-Sensitive Classrooms & Workplaces, Mitigating the Effects of ACEs, The Neuroscience of Trauma, Trauma Responsive Practices, Nonviolent Communication by Marshall Rosenberg, Empathic Listening Skills, Conflict Prevention Skills and Practical Application of NVC

Women, Substance Use and Trauma: Creating Comprehensive Services

Based on the Women’s Integrated Treatment model developed by Dr. Covington, this webinar discusses the integration of the foundational theories: addiction, women’s psychological development, and trauma; the current knowledge surrounding the relationship between addiction and trauma, and resources for the development of women’s services including a discussion of women and The Twelve Steps.

Strengthening Your Organizational Anti-Racist Practice

In this session participants will: build awareness around personal and institutional privilege, access to resources, and proximity to power; define what courageous anti-racist education informed by community needs could look like for your organization; and identify the necessary risk-taking opportunities available to you and your institution to create equitable spaces that power meaningful change.

$69

We Are Resilient™ Healthcare Training – Resilience Circle Weekly Series (6 of 6)

The training helps providers manage their own vicarious trauma and delivers anticipatory guidance to support patients/caregivers in strengthening their own resilience skills.Resilience Circles are 6 (1-hour) weekly sessions which take place each Thursday, beginning February 18th, and offer a more in-depth experience with time for reflection and support from peers.

Peer-to-Peer-Best Practices in Administering ACEs & PEARLS

These two-hour sessions are perfect for practitioners who want to learn more about action planning and strategic change in trauma-informed care and the impact of Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) on individuals and communities.⁠

Intro to The Resilience Toolkit: Part 1 of 3

In this series, you will: Develop an embodied awareness of personal stress and relaxation physiology; Cultivate strategies to regulate persistent, inappropriate, and/or distressing stress symptoms; and Begin a regular practice of The Resilience Toolkit to build internal resources and external resilience over time.

$180

Intro to The Resilience Toolkit: Part 2 of 3

In this series, you will: Develop an embodied awareness of personal stress and relaxation physiology; Cultivate strategies to regulate persistent, inappropriate, and/or distressing stress symptoms; and Begin a regular practice of The Resilience Toolkit to build internal resources and external resilience over time.

$180

Adverse Childhood Experiences and Toxic Stress 101: Kings County

The Kings County ACEs Aware training is a 2.5-hour webinar session. It is offered to Medi-Cal staff and will provide a foundation to integrate ACEs screening and offer support to respond with a trauma informed perspective, referrals, and resources unique to Kings County.

Racism and Discrimination as Risk Factors for Toxic Stress

The first in a series of webinars that will explore research demonstrating how racism and other forms of discrimination can serve as risk factors to activate a toxic stress response, and lead to health conditions that have been empirically associated with exposure to Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs).

Peer-to-Peer-Community Empowerment: Building Hope and Resilience

These facilitated Peer-to-Peer discussions are for those who want to dive deeper with small and large groups. Our 2 hour sessions cover action planning and strategic change surrounding best practices in trauma-informed care and the impact of Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) on individuals and communities. If you are a Medi-Cal provider or work with children and teens in any capacity, we would love for you to join us!

ACEs Response: Navigating the Trauma-Informed Network of Care

This session provides an interactive opportunity for engaging in the change process toward building and navigating a trauma-informed network of care. Learn about the ACE study, the impact of toxic stress, and best practices in trauma informed care. We will provide practical tools for developing ACE-informed practices within an organizational setting, offer strategies for supporting patients through the screening and treatment process, and provide resources for tapping into your community’s network of care.

The Neuroscience of Trauma & Resilience-Building

Begin the journey to greater understanding of Neuroscience of Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) and the importance of being Trauma-Responsive in this pay-what-you-can webinar!

Provider Engagement Webinar Series: Exploring the Role of Culture in Healing (2 of 2)

In the second of this two-part series, integrative psychiatrist Odim Naim, M.D., founder of La Maida Project, will lead participants on a journey to understanding ACEs and its role in illuminating how to create a trauma-informed, integrative culture of healing.  Dr. Naim will be joined by Ken Epstein, Ph.D., LCSW, leader in trauma-informed systems transformation, to discuss self-empowerment around trauma, and Anil Vadaparty, CEO of child-welfare agency McKinley, to share his personal experience and what it means to lead a trauma-informed organization.

Adverse Childhood Experiences and Toxic Stress 101: Kings County

The Kings County ACEs Aware training is a 2.5-hour webinar session. It is offered to Medi-Cal staff and will provide a foundation to integrate ACEs screening and offer support to respond with a trauma informed perspective, referrals, and resources unique to Kings County.

The Science of ACEs and Toxic Stress (Part 1)

This webinar will: Cover the science of how ACEs and toxic stress can impact our biology; Explain how ACE screening can be used to identify toxic stress risk and the potential health benefits of utilizing evidence-based strategies to regulate the toxic stress response; and Highlight the importance of joining a trauma-informed network of care to provide and coordinate buffering resources across sectors. 

The Neuroscience of NVC, Resilience and Empathy Workshop (1 of 2)

In the 2021 Group Workshop "The Neuroscience of NVC, Resilience and Empathy" Workshops you will attend a two-session workshop via Zoom where you will learn about the practical application of:Nonviolent Communication by Marshall RosenbergEmpathic Listening SkillsConflict Prevention SkillsThe Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACE) StudyImpact of ACEs on Children and AdultsCreating Trauma-Sensitive Classrooms & WorkplacesMitigating the Effects of ACEsThe Neuroscience of TraumaTrauma Responsive Practices

ACEs Response: Navigating the Trauma-Informed Network of Care

A follow up to our first Network of Care session, “ACEs Response: Building a Roadmap toward Resilience”. This session provides an interactive opportunity for engaging in the change process toward building and navigating a trauma-informed network of care. Learn about the ACE study, the impact of toxic stress, and best practices in trauma informed care.

The Neuroscience of NVC, Resilience and Empathy Workshop (2 of 2)

In the 2021 Group Workshop "The Neuroscience of NVC, Resilience and Empathy" Workshops you will attend a two-session workshop via Zoom where you will learn about the practical application of:Nonviolent Communication by Marshall RosenbergEmpathic Listening SkillsConflict Prevention SkillsThe Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACE) StudyImpact of ACEs on Children and AdultsCreating Trauma-Sensitive Classrooms & WorkplacesMitigating the Effects of ACEsThe Neuroscience of TraumaTrauma Responsive Practices (Part 2)

Adverse Childhood Experiences and Toxic Stress 101: Kings County

The Kings County ACEs Aware training is a 2.5-hour webinar session. It is offered to Medi-Cal staff and will provide a foundation to integrate ACEs screening and offer support to respond with a trauma informed perspective, referrals, and resources unique to Kings County.

ACES Trauma Awareness Symposium II

ABOUT THE EVENT Many of our lives have been changed forever by the ravages of COVID-19.   March 2020  set in motion economic, social,  political,  and psychological familial disruption. Uncertainty, anxiety, 

ACEs Aware Provider Training, San Diego Region

Through this training, organizational leaders will be able to gain insight and tools on ACEs, toxic stress, ACE screening, and unique populations experiencing ACEs to assess their local communities, to then identify and engage community-based services to provide a warm handoff for patients and their families to gain access to ongoing support in the community.

The Science of ACEs and Toxic Stress, (Part 2)

Join the second in a series of webinars that will explore the science of Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) and toxic stress. Al Race, Deputy Director and Chief Knowledge Officer from the Center on the Developing Child at Harvard University will lead a deep dive into how early experiences affect lifelong health.

ACEs Aware Provider Training, Los Angeles Region

Through this training, organizational leaders will be able to: gain insight and tools on ACEs, toxic stress, ACE screening, and unique populations experiencing ACEs to assess their local communities, to then  identify and engage community-based services to provide a warm handoff for patients and their families to gain access to ongoing support in the community.

ACEs Aware Provider Training, Capital Region

Through this training, organizational leaders will be able to: gain insight and tools on ACEs, toxic stress, ACE screening, and unique populations experiencing ACEs to assess their local communities, to then  identify and engage community-based services to provide a warm handoff for patients and their families to gain access to ongoing support in the community.

ACEs Aware Provider Training, Central Coast Region

Through this training, organizational leaders will be able to: gain insight and tools on ACEs, toxic stress, ACE screening, and unique populations experiencing ACEs to assess their local communities, to then  identify and engage community-based services to provide a warm handoff for patients and their families to gain access to ongoing support in the community.

ACEs Aware Provider Training, Orange County Region

Through this training, organizational leaders will be able to: gain insight and tools on ACEs, toxic stress, ACE screening, and unique populations experiencing ACEs to assess their local communities, to then  identify and engage community-based services to provide a warm handoff for patients and their families to gain access to ongoing support in the community.

Protective Factors & ACEs: Meeting Families With Hope & Healing

This session will build the capacity of providers serving families with young children (physicians, behavioral health clinicians, social workers, case managers) to approach family interactions with a protective factors framework.

ACEs Aware Provider Training

Through this training, organizational leaders will be able to: gain insight and tools on ACEs, toxic stress, ACE screening, and unique populations experiencing ACEs to assess their local communities, to then  identify and engage community-based services to provide a warm handoff for patients and their families to gain access to ongoing support in the community.

Beyond Trauma Informed

In this workshop for mental health professionals only, we will practice and apply Beyond Trauma Informed concepts using consult, therapy techniques, teaching, and reflection.

ACEs Online Wellness Engagement Groups – Tuesday Series

Join CMA's Free, Online Wellness Engagement Groups for Physicians Screening/Treating Patients with ACEs or Toxic Stress - a 6 month meeting series for ACEs providers to meet, share best practices, build community, and support one another. Providers are welcome to join us for just one, or come to all.

Virtual Youth Mental Health First Aid Training

Course includes an Introduction to common mental health challenges for youth, a review of typical adolescent development, and 5-step action plan for how to help young people in both crisis and non-crisis.

$50

Protective Factors & ACEs: Meeting Families with Hope & Healing

This session will build the capacity of providers serving families with young children (physicians, behavioral health clinicians, social workers, case managers) to approach family interactions with a protective factors framework.

The Science of ACEs & Toxic Stress (Part 3)

Dr. Rachel Gilgoff, Pediatric Integrative Medicine Fellow at the Stanford School of Medicine, hosts this final webinar exploring the science of ACEs and toxic stress. This session will feature a dive into how providers can develop their clinical response to ACEs and toxic stress, including treatment and follow-up plans.

Implementing ACE Screenings: How-To Guide & Lessons from the Field

This webinar will:
Discuss ways the How-To Guide can help your clinic move further in its ACE screening journey.
Highlight how several practices have implemented ACE screening for pediatrics and women’s health.
Share actionable ideas for clinical teams to implement ACE screening.

A Trauma-Informed Approach to ACE Screening – Decoding the ACEs Screening Tools & Scores

In this session, attendees will learn: at least 5 categories of Adverse Childhood Experiences that are described in the PEARL screener; phrasing you can use with patients who are low-risk, intermediate-risk, and high-risk for toxic stress; and how to create a joint treatment plan in the prevention, identification, and treatment of toxic stress.

ACEs Online Wellness Engagement Groups – Tuesday Series

Join CMA's Free, Online Wellness Engagement Groups for Physicians Screening/Treating Patients with ACEs or Toxic Stress - a 6 month meeting series for ACEs providers to meet, share best practices, build community, and support one another. Providers are welcome to join us for just one, or come to all.

Learning Network: Leveraging Stress Busters in Your Network of Care

Learning Objectives include Identifying the types of interventions/resources that the ACE screening clinic(s) currently have to promote supportive relationships and sleep, as well as the types of interventions/resources Network of Care partners have to promote supportive relationships and sleep.

ACEs Online Wellness Engagement Groups – Tuesday Series

Join CMA's Free, Online Wellness Engagement Groups for Physicians Screening/Treating Patients with ACEs or Toxic Stress - a 6 month meeting series for ACEs providers to meet, share best practices, build community, and support one another. Providers are welcome to join us for just one, or come to all.

ACEs Online Wellness Engagement Groups – Tuesday Series

Join CMA's Free, Online Wellness Engagement Groups for Physicians Screening/Treating Patients with ACEs or Toxic Stress - a 6 month meeting series for ACEs providers to meet, share best practices, build community, and support one another. Providers are welcome to join us for just one, or come to all.

Caring for the Healers Pt. II: Preventing Suicide in Providers and Staff

This webinar provides Suicide Safer Care techniques to help support healthcare teams through organizational approaches to address suicide risk and prevent deaths by suicide among employees. Learn about the issue and how organizations can implement effective suicide prevention and postvention strategies during and beyond the pandemic.