Community Training

In addition to incorporating trauma informed care into the work we do with children and families, we offer trainings at our site or yours. Our introduction to trauma informed care and more advanced trainings are primarily targeted to education, child welfare, human services and community groups. Our goal is to help more organizations become trauma informed and employ best practices in their settings.

What others are saying:
“Excellent content. It left me feeling inspired and wanting more.”
“So great! Makes me want to go back and share it all with my administration and staff!”
“Awesome! I wish I could download (Sara Daniel’s) brain!”
(Leanne was) so knowledgeable and very enthusiastic.
“This was the best in-service I’ve had in years! I had so many “a-ha” moments!”
“Everyone who works with kids and families needs this!”
“I expected a lot from this training, but it went far above and beyond my expectations.”
“Useful information that I can bring back to my school/staff.”
“It encourages me to re-think what I am doing with the staff, children and families I serve.”
“As a parent, I found the content fascinating and very eye opening.”

Sign up for one of the trainings offered below, or bring our training to your site.

Introduction: Seven Essential Ingredients (7ei) of Trauma Informed Care

Trainer: Michael Joranger
Cost: $120

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This training is an introduction to the model of trauma informed care that SaintA has developed over the past seven years and has implemented across all of its programs.

Participants who attend this training will be able to:

  • Describe the prevalence of adverse experiences and the scope of their impact.
  • Define and respond to behavior from a trauma informed perspective.
  • Describe how trauma affects the brain and influences development, learning and behavior.
  • Identify factors that enhance the capacity for positive relationships for children who have adverse experiences.
  • Describe how purpose, belonging and safety enhance children’s well-being.
  • Identify techniques that enhance caregiver capacity and connect them to outcomes.
  • Identify action steps to enhance trauma informed services.

Lunch is provided.

Hotel accommodations near SaintA.

Upcoming sessions

Eventbrite - Introduction: Seven Essential Ingredients (7ei) of Trauma Informed Care Monday, July 24, 2017 (9:00am to 4:00pm) Introduction: Seven Essential Ingredients (7ei) of Trauma Informed Care

Eventbrite - Introduction: Seven Essential Ingredients (7ei) of Trauma Informed Care Thursday, August 10, 2017 (9:00am to 4:00pm) Introduction: Seven Essential Ingredients (7ei) of Trauma Informed Care

Eventbrite - Introduction: Seven Essential Ingredients (7ei) of Trauma Informed Care Tuesday, September 12, 2017 (9:00am to 4:00pm) Introduction: Seven Essential Ingredients (7ei) of Trauma Informed Care

Eventbrite - Introduction: Seven Essential Ingredients (7ei) of Trauma Informed Care Thursday, October 19, 2017 (9:00am to 4:00pm) Introduction: Seven Essential Ingredients (7ei) of Trauma Informed Care

Eventbrite - Introduction: Seven Essential Ingredients (7ei) of Trauma Informed Care Tuesday, November 7, 2017 (9:00am to 4:00pm) Introduction: Seven Essential Ingredients (7ei) of Trauma Informed Care

Eventbrite - Introduction: Seven Essential Ingredients (7ei) of Trauma Informed Care Monday, December 11, 2017 (9:00am to 4:00pm) Introduction: Seven Essential Ingredients (7ei) of Trauma Informed Care


Seven Essential Ingredients (7ei) of Caregiver Capacity

Trainer: Sara Daniel
Cost: $60

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Completion of the Introduction to the Seven Essential Ingredients course is strongly encouraged before attending this course. In this training we will take a deeper dive into the 7th essential ingredient, Caregiver Capacity. Strategies to identify the impact of secondary traumatic stress, personal trauma history, primary and ongoing trauma and systemic stress will be shared. Whether you are an educator, therapist or other helping professional, trauma sensitive practice requires authentic empathy and compassion. This can take a toll on our lives personally and professionally. Learn strategies to cope with this stress through our 7ei model through the lens of the caregiver.

Lunch is provided.

Hotel accommodations near SaintA.

Upcoming sessions

Eventbrite - Seven Essential Ingredients (7ei) of Caregiver Capacity Friday, December 1, 2017 (8:00am to 12:00pm) Seven Essential Ingredients (7ei) of Caregiver Capacity

Eventbrite - Seven Essential Ingredients (7ei) of Caregiver Capacity Friday, February 23, 2018 (8:00am to 12:00pm) Seven Essential Ingredients (7ei) of Caregiver Capacity


Mandt Training

Trainer: Kanisha Phelps
Cost: $130

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In partnership with The Mandt System® and FEI, SaintA brings you a flexible Workplace Violence Prevention program that is relationship-based and person-centric, treating all individuals with dignity and respect.

The Mandt System is a comprehensive, integrated approach to preventing, de-escalating, and if necessary, intervening when the behavior of an individual poses a threat of harm to themselves and/or others. The training is paired with a wide range of tools for managing disruptive behavior before, during and after the incident. The training program focuses on early warning signs, integrating gradual alternatives for supporting and de-escalating people.

Learning Objectives:

  • Building Healthy Relationships: Understanding foundational beliefs, working as a team, dealing with emotions, causes of stress and identifying the crisis cycle. Learn to build healthy workplace relationships that focus on dignity and respect to enhance outcomes and prevent crisis.
  • Building Healthy Communication: Nonverbal, vocal and verbal elements in communication and strategies for de-escalation will be covered. Learn effective management of potential crisis through personal regulation and behavior management in order to positively interact with others.
  • Building Healthy Conflict Resolution: Improve communication through problem solving and problem solving techniques. Develop proactive intervention skills with a focus on prevention.

Lunch is provided.

Hotel accommodations near SaintA.

Upcoming sessions

Eventbrite - Mandt Training Thursday, August 17, 2017 (8:45am to 3:45pm) Mandt Training

Eventbrite - Mandt Training Thursday, November 16, 2017 (8:45am to 3:45pm) Mandt Training



For Schools

Introduction: Seven Essential Ingredients (7ei) of Trauma Sensitive Schools

Trainer: Sara Daniel
Cost: $120

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This training is an introduction to the model of trauma informed care that SaintA has developed over the past seven years and has implemented across a variety of school environments.

Participants who attend this training will be able to:

  • Describe the prevalence of adverse experiences and the scope of their impact.
  • Define and respond to behavior from a trauma informed perspective.
  • Describe how trauma affects the brain and influences development, behavior and learning.
  • Identify factors that enhance the capacity for positive relationship for students who have adverse experiences.
  • Describe how purpose, belonging and safety enhance client well-being.
  • Identify techniques that enhance caregiver capacity and connect them to client outcomes.
  • Identify action steps to create a trauma sensitive school environment for all students.

Lunch is provided.

Hotel accommodations near SaintA.

Upcoming sessions

Eventbrite - Introduction: Seven Essential Ingredients (7ei) for Trauma Sensitive Schools Monday, August 7, 2017 (8:00am to 3:00pm) Introduction: Seven Essential Ingredients (7ei) for Trauma Sensitive Schools

Eventbrite - Introduction: Seven Essential Ingredients (7ei) for Trauma Sensitive Schools Monday, October 23, 2017 (8:00am to 3:00pm) Introduction: Seven Essential Ingredients (7ei) for Trauma Sensitive Schools

Eventbrite - Introduction: Seven Essential Ingredients (7ei) for Trauma Sensitive Schools Monday, January 22, 2018 (8:00am to 3:00pm) Introduction: Seven Essential Ingredients (7ei) for Trauma Sensitive Schools

Eventbrite - Introduction: Seven Essential Ingredients (7ei) for Trauma Sensitive Schools Tuesday, March 6, 2018 (8:00am to 3:00pm) Introduction: Seven Essential Ingredients (7ei) for Trauma Sensitive Schools


Seven Essential Ingredients (7ei) of Trauma Sensitive Schools Tier 2/3

Trainer: Sara Daniel
Cost: $120

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Completion of the Introduction to the Seven Essential Ingredients course is strongly encouraged before attending this course. In this training, participants will learn specific tools to identify traumatic response in children and increase awareness of key physiological, developmental, behavioral and academic indicators of traumatic stress. Participants will be given strategies to help facilitate perspective shift in the families, schools and communities with which they work to create a more trauma-informed view. Specific strategies for intervention that increase regulation in children will be shared, along with ideas about how to create nurturing relationships for healing. These strategies will target improved behavior, increased academic success and enhanced healing and resilience. Further exploration of how to help students create a “reason to be” will be addressed through tools that help achieve a sense purpose and hope. Finally, the need for a focus on the caregiver capacity of school staff will be emphasized as essential in creating a trauma-sensitive school.

This presentation will be interactive and include hands-on activities and discussion. Many resources will be shared, and the expertise of the room will be drawn upon to encourage collaboration and a wider community of knowledge.

Lunch is provided.

Hotel accommodations near SaintA.

Upcoming sessions

Eventbrite - Seven Essential Ingredients (7ei) for Trauma Sensitive Schools Tier 2/3 Tuesday, October 17, 2017 (8:00am to 3:00pm) Seven Essential Ingredients (7ei) for Trauma Sensitive Schools Tier 2/3

Eventbrite - Seven Essential Ingredients (7ei) for Trauma Sensitive Schools Tier 2/3 Thursday, February 22, 2018 (8:00am to 3:00pm) Seven Essential Ingredients (7ei) for Trauma Sensitive Schools Tier 2/3


Green Bay’s CBS 5 segment: Trauma Informed Care Training Helps Local Teachers Reach Students


*CANCELLATION POLICY

Demand for training has been high, and we want to ensure that all the available training slots are filled. You may cancel your registration up to 48 hours before the program. Your registration fee will be refunded less a cancellation fee. If you need to cancel fewer than 48 hours before the program, you may send a substitute from your organization or transfer your registration fee to another SaintA program of your choice that is scheduled within 12 months of your original event. Please note that if you don’t cancel and don’t attend, you are still responsible for payment. Substitutions may be made at any time; however, we appreciate prior notification.

If you have questions or would like more information, please contact us via our inquiry form.

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