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20 09/2019

*Trauma Knowledge Masterclass 2.4

By |2020-05-28T17:47:21-04:00September 20th, 2019|Masterclass Series, Trauma Knowledge Masterclass|

Module 2:  Behavior Understanding and Management Session 4: Prevention: How To Stop Behaviors Before They Start Re-visiting what we talked about in Session 2, we will take this a step further in identifying triggers, as we talk about prevention strategies. As you identify triggers that could lead to extreme behaviors, there are some simple, yet [...]

6 09/2019

*Trauma Knowledge Masterclass 2.3

By |2020-05-28T17:47:21-04:00September 6th, 2019|Masterclass Series, Trauma Knowledge Masterclass|

Module 2: Behavior Understanding and Management Session 3: Intervention: How To Manage Disrespectful, Defiant, and Aggressive Behaviors In this session we will talk through strategies for “in-the-moment” intervention when your child is escalated, aggressive, or agitated. We will talk about your number 1 goal to keep in mind when your child’s behavior has escalated, as [...]

23 08/2019

*Trauma Knowledge Masterclass 2.2

By |2020-05-28T17:47:21-04:00August 23rd, 2019|Masterclass Series, Trauma Knowledge Masterclass|

Module 2: Behavior Understanding and Management Session 2: Identifying Triggers: Surveying The Trauma Landscape In this session we will help you identify triggers that lead to extreme behaviors by walking you through 3 key questions to ask when you are in an intense situation with your child (or their behavior does not make sense): 1) [...]

9 08/2019

*Trauma Knowledge Masterclass 2.1

By |2020-05-28T17:47:22-04:00August 9th, 2019|Masterclass Series, Trauma Knowledge Masterclass|

MODULE 2: BEHAVIOR UNDERSTANDING AND MANAGEMENT Session 1: Determine The Why Behind The Behavior In this session we lay the groundwork for the all of Module 2 by presenting you with the understanding that when you’re dealing with children with a history of trauma, nearly all of their behaviors are trauma-induced. We will do this [...]

12 07/2019

*Trauma Knowledge Masterclass 1.3

By |2020-05-28T17:47:22-04:00July 12th, 2019|Masterclass Series, Trauma Knowledge Masterclass|

Module 1: Trauma & Attachment Knowledge Session 3: How Trauma Disrupts Attachment In this session we will begin to unpack and explain attachment disorders, why our children have them, and how their trauma history has disrupted healthy attachment (and what you can do to navigate through this with your child). Our Masterclass Series is designed [...]

1 07/2019

Backstage Pass with Carrie O’Toole: Relinquishment

By |2019-08-08T13:50:19-04:00July 1st, 2019|Backstage Pass|

This edition of Backstage Pass deals with a sticky, controversial, and painful issue in the adoptive parenting world, and yet it is a reality that some families are walking through.  Where can you go if you are thinking that you just can't do this anymore?  Is there hope after relinquishment? This month, Mike welcomes Carrie [...]

28 06/2019

*Trauma Knowledge Masterclass 1.2

By |2020-05-28T17:47:23-04:00June 28th, 2019|Masterclass Series, Trauma Knowledge Masterclass|

Module 1: Trauma & Attachment Knowledge Session 2: How Trauma Changes The Brain In this session we will give a simplistic understanding, parent-to-parent on how our children’s trauma has changed them, how their brains have been affected, and why they are behaving the way they are behaving. Behaviors will only scratch the surface here because [...]