We are also committed to sharing our expertise and knowledge with other professionals in our community regarding the effects of trauma on those we serve and on ourselves. We believe that having more people in a community speaking the same language about the epidemic of trauma, the better chance we have at affecting change.
These workshops provide the basics of trauma, early identification of trauma and mandatory reporting of child abuse. It offers to tools to adults in all professions, as well as lay helpers, in responding to trauma in ways that are supportive, respectful and lead to help and healing.
These workshops present the science of the ACE Study and how Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACES) present in children and teens. It offers tools for professionals across disciplines in the early identification of ACES as well providing trauma-informed responses to them.
How do you fulfill your requirement for mandated reporting?
The Department of Children and Family Services website has a form that you can fill out. Free mandated reporter trainings are also available through the DCFS.
If you are interested in scheduling a training workshop, let us know below!