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Level 1 Workshop


Level 1 and Level 2 training is approved by the Canadian Psychological Association
to offer continuing education credits.

Trauma Informed Practice Training:
Trauma and the Body


Upcoming Training

Workshop runs from 9:30 AM – 4 PM via Zoom. Register on Eventbrite:
Learning Objectives

This workshop will provide participants with tools, knowledge, and some expertise on how to assist clients with trauma and understand how trauma impacts the healing process. Research supports that knowledge of Trauma Informed Practice (TIP) is critical to helping clients move through barriers to healing. The Level 1 training includes how embodied emotion and trauma memory is stored in the body and ways it can be released. The workshop provides both didactic and experiential exercises to facilitate deeper integration of knowledge.

Topics Covered
  • Neurobiology of Trauma
  • Polyvagal Theory
  • Signs and Symptoms of Trauma
  • Window of Tolerance
  • Creating a Safe Space for Trauma Healing and Attunement
  • Overview of Therapeutic Models consistent with Trauma Informed Practice
  • Live Demonstrations of a Trauma Informed Somatic Approach
  • Trauma Triggers and How to Release Core Beliefs
  • Experiential Exercises for Working with Disconnected Clients
Intended Audience

Anyone with an interest in Trauma Informed Practice, both professionally and personally, is invited to attend the training. This program is designed to assist individuals with no, little, or substantive expertise in the content area, as well as graduate students in relevant disciplines.

Continuing Education Credits (Optional)
This workshop is approved for 6 CE credits from the Canadian Psychological Association upon completion of the final quiz with a grade of at least 80% and declaration of full attendance.

CPA Disclaimer: "The Trauma Informed Practice Institute is approved by the Canadian Psychological Association to offer continuing education for psychologists. The Trauma Informed Practice Institute maintains responsibility for the program."

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Feedback received from past participants of this training:

"I enjoyed the workshop very much. I used the concepts learned the day after, and the positive results were immediate."

"Being able to practice the breath and feel and metaphor and tapping and mindfulness/ breathing exercises was very helpful. Having Alyson as a resource during the exercises was also helpful."

"I loved it! Thank you for sharing your valuable wisdom."

"I really appreciated the clinical experience and that it was research based.” “Great, clear delivery and presented at the perfect level. Excellent!” "The course was practical to a broad range of support industries."

"I really appreciated the integrative approach of the different interventions."

"Appreciated the experiential exercises, the real-life demos of sessions, and the language to use with clients. I also liked that the instructors addressed the audience’s questions and wonderings."

"It was a wonderful workshop! Will recommend to others! Thank-you for sharing your knowledge and experience.” “I really appreciated the anecdotal evidence from both of your practices – and the handout! I also appreciate all the tools, tricks and strategies that I am walking away with! "

"I appreciated thinking of trauma in terms of the body and where trauma is held. I also appreciated moving the focus away from talking exclusively."

"The opportunity to practice using the tools and applying the knowledge – being encouraged to connect with your own intuition and that it is essential to do this work more effectively – love having more tools to help my clients heal trauma and transform."

"Thank you! This is tremendously important work: uplifting and empowering for all."

Cancellation Policy
If you need to change and/or cancel your registration for any reason, please feel free to reach out to us directly at least 48 hours before the event to receive a full refund. Please note, Eventbrite's fee is non-refundable. Cancellation requests made following the event will not receive a refund. Please submit all requests to tipi.training@gmail.com.

Please do not hesitate to reach out if you have any questions and/or concerns, we will be happy to help!