TLC Trauma & Loss

These trainings are conducted by certified trainers from the National Institute for Trauma and Loss in Children (TLC)Training curriculum is built on the evidence-based practice, the SITCAP.


Registration is Now Open for this 2019 Summer Series!


Trauma Informed Resilient Schools ~ REGISTER HERE
July 29, 2019 – Columbus, Ohio

Trauma Informed Resilient Schools teaches school professionals how to create trauma informed schools and classrooms. The training focuses on resilience, exploring the core values and beliefs of educators and places an emphasis on understanding how trauma impacts children and their school experience. Lastly, proactive strategies such as fostering connections, prioritizing social and emotional skills, establishing safety and promoting play are presented. This course provides detailed information and concrete actions that answer not just the “why” but also the “how” to create the best classroom and school supports for traumatized students and the school professionals who serve them.  This course requires no prerequisites.  Course hosted by Ohio Children’s Alliance includes 6 CEUs, Trauma Informed Resilient Schools Guidebook.


Healing Trauma and Restoring Resilience in Schools ~ REGISTER HERE
July 30, 2019 – Columbus, Ohio

This course takes participants deeper into the brain science of trauma and toxic stress. The polyvagal theory, epigenetics and the science of resilience is explored.  The content emphasizes the importance of hope when working with at risk students. Participants learn about the SITCAP model (Structured Sensory Interventions for Traumatized Children, Adolescents, and Parents) and practice sensory based interventions from a variety of SITCAP model programs including Healing the Experience of Trauma: A Path to Resilience specific for schools.  Experiential activities showcase how to process trauma, nurture, and restore resilience in students of all ages. This in-person course, taken through Ohio Children’s Alliance, requires only Trauma Informed Resilient Schools as pre-requisite, includes 6 CEUs, and Healing Trauma and Restoring Resilience in Schools Guidebook.


Children of Trauma and Resilience ~ REGISTER HERE
July 31, 2019 – Columbus, Ohio

Children of Trauma and Resilience introduces participants to a trauma informed and resilience focused mindset and teaches participants about toxic stress and trauma, how to help process those experiences and how to foster and nurture characteristics of resilience. This course begins with a strong focus on resilience and includes an exploration of how core values and beliefs direct the way professionals work with children. The four universal needs of all human beings as explained by the Circle of Courage model including belonging, mastery, independence and generosity are explained and discussed. Participants learn about the experience of trauma as one that impacts a person’s body and shown a demonstration of trauma’s impact on the brain. Participants learn the importance of sensory-based interventions and how to assess a child’s private logic and universal needs. Finally, participants practice the development of trauma informed and resilience focused support plans for youth. This course requires no prerequisites.  Course hosted by Ohio Children’s Alliance includes 6 CEUs, Children of Trauma and Resilience Guidebook.

NOTE: If you have taken Children of Trauma prior to January of 2019, this training will have significant overlap with the exception of an introduction to the Circle of Courage. This training also includes some content from Courageous Connectionsand Courageous Classrooms.


Structured Sensory Interventions II ~ REGISTER HERE
August 13, 2019 – Columbus, Ohio

This course takes participants deeper into the brain science of trauma and toxic stress. The polyvagal theory, epigenetics and the science of resilience is explored. The content emphasizes the importance of hope when working with at risk and traumatized youth. Participants learn about the SITCAP model (Structured Sensory Interventions for Traumatized Children, Adolescents and Parents) and practice sensory based interventions from a variety of SITCAP model programs including Healing the Experience of Trauma: A Path to Resilience. Experiential activities and the presentation of case examples showcase how to process trauma, nurture and restore resilience in youth of all ages. This course requires prerequisite of either Children of Trauma or Children of Trauma and Resilience.  Course hosted by Ohio Children’s Alliance includes 6 CEUs, Structured Sensory Interventions II Guidebook.

Note: The course is updated and combines content from ALL previous Structured Sensory Interventions and Healing the Experience of Trauma trainings. This training is for clinical practitioners.


Healing the Trauma of Addiction ~ REGISTER HERE
August 14, 2019 – Columbus, Ohio

This course will present “Healing the Experience of Addiction” which was developed for practitioners to use with adolescents and adults who are struggling with substance abuse. Instead of asking what happened, it focuses on how to help these individuals regulate their emotions to sustain recovery. Learn the process of moving traumatized and addicted individuals between themes of trauma and feelings of connection, resilience and strength. Structured sessions integrate mind-body skills and expressive art activities that provide the individual with a platform to be an active participant in their healing. This course requires no prerequisites.  Course hosted by Ohio Children’s Alliance includes 6 CEUs, Healing the Trauma of Addiction Guidebook.


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