The Traumatic Stress Institute fosters the transformation of organizations and service systems to trauma-informed care (TIC) through the delivery of whole-system consultation, professional training, coaching, and research.

2021 Events 

Stay Tuned–2021 Line-Up in Progress

Please Note: Only Risking Connection (RC) and Restorative Approach (RA) Basic trainings are open to the public. All other events listed are available only to our Client Agencies. Interested in learning more about our program? Click here for information.

January


RC Train-the-Trainer

January 26-28, 2021

This training will be held virtually due to COVID-19.

The RC Train-the-Trainer is the avenue by which organizations and systems can implement and sustain trauma-informed care via the RC training program. Organizations that have met the requirements for adopting RC as a training model can train selected staff to be RC Associate Trainers. These trainers train RC within their organization on an ongoing basis. This event is open only to RC Client Agencies.

February


RC Basic

February 23-25, 2021

This training will be held virtually due to COVID-19.

The Risking Connection (RC) Basic training is an 18-hour foundational trauma training. It is a centerpiece of the Traumatic Stress Institute’s Whole Systems Change Model to Trauma-Informed Care that organizations and service systems can adopt to implement and sustain trauma-informed care. 

Please Note:

Because Risking Connection Training is a centerpiece to TSI’s Whole Systems Change Model to Trauma-Informed Care, upon completion of the training, participants are not permitted to use the Risking Connection training as a stand-alone training program within their organizations or communities of care, unless the organization you are affiliated with has also committed to TSI’s Whole-System Change Process. If you are not affiliated with an organization within our network, your participation is an opportunity to enhance your professional knowledge and provide you with a philosophy and method for working with trauma survivors.

March


RC Train-the-Trainer

January 9-11, 2021

This training will be held virtually due to COVID-19.

The RC Train-the-Trainer is the avenue by which organizations and systems can implement and sustain trauma-informed care via the RC training program. Organizations that have met the requirements for adopting RC as a training model can train selected staff to be RC Associate Trainers. These trainers train RC within their organization on an ongoing basis. This event is open only to RC Client Agencies.

RC Webinar - Can our COVID-19 Experience Increase Compassion for and Connection with our Clients?

March 23, 2021

 We have all had to endure many changes and stressors during the pandemic crisis. Since we have to way to avoid experiencing this, how can we use our experiences to enhance our clinical compassion? Participants will examine their experiences during this crisis and consider what they can learn from them. As we allow ourselves to explore in-depth, we can develop a more visceral understanding of our clients’ everyday world. How can we translate this new awareness into changed practices for our work?

May


RC Recertification

May 19, 2021

This training will be held virtually due to COVID-19.

This training offers an intensive learning and practice experience aimed at helping RC Trainers teach the RC Basic Training with fidelity to the model. The training: provides updated information and materials related to teaching RC; reviews critical components of the RC Basic Training; expands and deepens learning about RC concepts; discusses implementation of trauma-informed care; and helps trainers reflect on and address their vicarious trauma and that of the staff with whom they work. This training is open only to RC Trainers and is required every two years.

July


RC Train-the-Trainer

July 7-9, 2021

Due to COVID-19 this training will be held virtually.

The RC Train-the-Trainer is the avenue by which organizations and systems can implement and sustain trauma-informed care via the RC training program. Organizations that have met the requirements for adopting RC as a training model can train selected staff to be RC Associate Trainers. These trainers train RC within their organization on an ongoing basis. This event is open only to RC Client Agencies.

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