Trauma Informed & Beyond Training

Overcoming a Difficult Childhood

 

Discover how traumatic childhood experiences affect staff, clients, and students. Learn how being trauma informed will improve your delivery of service and communications skills. Recognize five sources of anger and how to deescalate tense situations. Identify root causes of depression. Examine keys to effective communication in your professional and personal life.

Content Provided by ACE Overcomers (www.aceovercomers.org

Held in partnership with the West Virginia Center for Children’s Justice

ACEs

Adverse Childhood Experiences can negatively affect an individual’s entire life. Come and learn how to relate to your clients, students, or inmates with a trauma-focused approach.

Thursday, May 9 | Faith-Based Presentation

The same scientific information will be presented as in Friday’s class, but from a Biblical worldview.

9 AM – 8 PM (with meal breaks)
Bible Center Church Auditorium

Who should attend?

Pastors, Church Leaders, Sunday School teachers, foster/adoptive parents, and anyone interested in a faith-based approach.

If you minister to the hurting, learn how trauma informed practice can help you reach and impact lives with a powerful combination of scientific and biblical principles.

Participants will gain an understanding of Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACE’s) and how traumatic events affect how a person develops physically, emotionally, cognitively and spiritually.  This training has helped thousands overcome the effects of stress and to ultimately trust God with every detail of life.

Through a combination of Biblical principles and sound science, the training will:

  • Improve your counseling skills
  • Help you understand and overcome trauma with Biblical & Scientific Principles
  • Improve your communication skills
  • Improve your personal and family relationships
  • Assist you in conquering habitual behaviors
  • Allow you to overcome depression, anger, and anxiety

Trainer

  • David Lockridge, Founder and Executive Director of ACE Overcomers, Atwater, California
  • Author of Overcoming a Difficult Childhood:  Biblical principles to overcome the emotional, physical, and spiritual effects of abuse and dysfunction

Registration

  • Cost: $10
  • Registration Deadline: Monday, May 6

Friday, May 10 | CEUs Offered

8 AM – 3:30 PM (Registration begins at 7:30 AM)
3:30-4:30 PM
(Optional Q&A and Bonus Material)
Bible Center Church Auditorium

Who should attend?

School Teachers, Counselors, Domestic Violence Advocates, Addictions Professionals Attorneys, EMT professionals, Law Enforcement, Nurses, Social Workers, Psychologists, Foster Care Parents, and anyone else interested.

Course Summary

Discover how traumatic childhood experiences affect clients and staff.  Learn how being trauma informed will improve your delivery of service and communication skills.  Recognize 5 sources of anger and how to deescalate tense situations.  Identify root causes of depression.  Examine keys to effective communication in your professional and personal life.

Presenter

David Lockridge, Founder and Executive Director of ACE Overcomers, Atwater, California.

Performance Objectives

  • Identify the effects of trauma
  • Identify sources of anger and depression
  • Define skills of effective communication

Course Content

  • Understanding the source of trauma.
  • Being trauma informed helps you understand clients, students and yourself
  • Reducing stress in your personal and professional life.  Learn why stress affects every person differently.
  • How to identify the sources of anger in your client, student and yourself.
  • Master the keys of connecting with others
  • Learn the essential elements of personal and professional communication

 CEU (pending approval) for the following:

Attorneys, Counselors,Psychologists, Domestic Violence Advocates, Law Enforcement, Social Workers, Nurses, EMTs.

Registration

  • Cost: $25
  • Registration Deadline: Monday, May 6
Thursday Schedule

9:00 AM – 10:30 AM 
Introducing the Science of Trauma

10:45 AM – Noon 
Understanding the Impact of ACEs

12:00 – 1:30 PM – Lunch

1:30 – 2:30 PM 
Scientific & Biblical Principles that Overcome

2:45 – 3:30 PM 
The Interaction of Mind, Body, and Spirit

3:45 – 4:30 PM 
The Keys to Connecting: Regaining Community

4:30 – 6:00 PM – Supper

6:00 – 6:50 PM 
The Seven Essential Questions of Every Relationship

7:00-8:00 PM 
Biblical Parenting: Preventing ACEs in Future Generation

Friday Schedule

8:00 – 8:50 AM
Understanding the source of trauma. Who’s squeezing your grape?

9:00 – 9:50 AM
Being trauma informed helps you understand clients and yourself

9:50 – 11:00 AM
Reducing stress in your personal and professional life. Learn why stress affects every person differently.

11:00 – 12:00 PM
Lunch

12:00 – 1:20 PM
How to identify the sources of anger in your client and yourself.

1:30 – 2:20 PM
Master the keys of connecting with others.

2:30 – 3:30
Learn the essential elements of personal and professional communication.

3:30 – 4:30 PM
Optional Q&A and Bonus Material

How to Find Us

100 Bible Center Drive • South Charleston, WV 25309

The Church Campus is located just off Rt. 119 (Corridor G).

If you are traveling south turn left onto Parkway Road (mile marker 74.4) just past the Southridge Shopping Area. Parkway Road is the first left past Moses Factory Car Outlet. Turn right onto Bible Center Drive.

If you are traveling north, turn right just before Moses Factory Car Outlet.

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Contact Info

100 Bible Center Drive
Charleston, WV 25309
(304) 346-0431

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