Building Community Through Education and Family

To effectively work with youth and families from a trauma-informed lens we must understand trauma/generational trauma.  Working with families can be challenging given the generational patterns of trauma, poverty, incarceration, etc.  It is essential to understand generational trauma and how to work with families from a trauma informed perspective. Without this, we can have unrealistic expectations for families and encounter barriers to recovery.  We provide family and community based education and training.

 

 

 

 

TRAINING

Trauma and Resilience Basics 

Training content covers: understanding trauma, trauma’s impact on the brain, trauma’s impact on at risk health behaviors and building individual & community resilience

Invisible wounds: understanding PTSD Training

PTSD Basics

What is PTSD, post traumatic stress disorder?

What can cause PTSD?

What are the symptoms of PTSD?

Common questions about treatment

What happens during PTSD treatment?

Where can I go to get help?

Mental Health First Aid is a national program to teach the skills to respond to the signs of mental illness and substance use.

* Various training's specifically for faith and religious communities.

PRESENTATIONS

NAMI Sharing Hope

NAMI Sharing Hope is a presentation for African American communities designed to promote mental health awareness, explore signs and symptoms of mental health conditions and highlight how and where to find help.

NAMI In Our Own Voice

NAMI In Our Own Voice is a presentation for the general public to promote awareness of mental health conditions and recovery. 

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