Trauma Training

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What Is Trauma

Trauma results from an event, series of events, or set of circumstances experienced by a child as physically or emotionally harmful. Trauma has lasting effects on the child's body, brain, behavior, and belief system. Examples include abuse, neglect, maternal drug use & violence in home.
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Why Do I Need Trauma Training?

Trauma training gives caregivers an understanding of the why behind the behavior and strategies to disarm the fear-based actions through utilizing practical tools to help children heal.
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Who Should Take This Training?

Everyone! Parents, teachers, childcare providers, counselors, babysitters or any caregiver who works and/or interacts with children will benefit from this training.
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THEIR IS ALWAYS MEANING BEHIND BEHAVIOR

Our Hope Is That The Time Spent Exploring The Needs of Wounded Children Will Lead To RESTORATION Of DIGNITY And HOPE In Their Lives.

TCC and TBRI are both great trainings based on current research from TCU! You choose which classes best suit your family or professional needs. TCC offers nine topic based modules with certified trainer pathway. TBRI teaches Empowering, Connecting, and Correcting Principles for caregiver intervention.

WHAT IS TCC?

Trauma Competent Caregiver is a research-based and immediately applicable training that assists helping professionals, parents, and other concerned adults in gaining an understanding of why kids from “hard places” experience the behavioral and emotional challenges they do and how to help them heal.

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MELANIE MCCRACKEN

Melanie is an Affiliate Trainer at Trauma Competent Caregiver through Back2Back Ministries. Melanie has a Bachelor’s degree in Human Development and Family Studies and a Master’s degree in Elementary Education, both from Texas Tech University. She spent seven years teaching elementary school. Melanie is married and has 5 children, three whom were adopted from the foster system. Melanie is passionate about seeing children thrive. She is committed to teaching the effects of trauma on behavior in children and providing useful tools to aid their healing.

WHAT IS TBRI?

Trust-Based Relational Intervention is a holistic, attachment-based, and trauma-informed intervention designed to meet the complex needs of children from hard places, and offers practical tools for caregivers to help children reach their highest potential.

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MAREN BAKER

Maren was born and raised in Texas, attended the University of Texas at San Antonio for her undergraduate in Kinesiology and a Minor in Psychology. Maren worked for Child Protective Services as a legal worker where she served her home country and surrounding countries before leaving to be the Foster Home Developer at 1HOPE for Kids. She received her Trust-Based Relational Intervention Practitioner Certification in April 2019. She and her husband have two biological daughters and one adopted son. She is passionate about serving families and children in need and sharing the hope and healing TBRI has brought to her own family.

CHURCH CHILDREN’S MINISTRY

We Also Offer Trauma Training Specifically For
Church Children’s Ministries.

Every parent and child deserves a chance to worship. Learn the effects of trauma on behavior and receive immediately applicable tools so that churches can make a real difference in the lives of children and their families!

 

FREE FOR ALLIANCE SUPPORTED CHURCHES

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