Description

A compassionate and trauma-informed approach to leadership is essential for creating healthy workplace cultures. Trauma is prevalent in our world and has an impact on many of the people we interact with, including staff and colleagues. Based on our book, A Little Book About Trauma-Informed Workplaces, this workshop explores how to lead with a trauma-informed approach and provides five key principles that trauma-informed workplaces embody. By embracing these principles, organizations can contribute to the positive transformation of individuals and relationships affected by trauma, while at the same time creating the conditions that lead to high levels of employee engagement and organizational success. Every organization, from any sector, can benefit from becoming trauma-informed.

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Continuing Education Credit Hours (CEU) 2.5


Some of the Topics Reviewed

  • Trauma’s Ripple Effect
  • The Impact of Trauma in the Workplace
  • Characteristics of a Trauma-Informed Leader
  • 5 Principles of Trauma-Informed Workplaces
    • Promote Awareness
    • Shift Attitudes
    • Provide Choice
    • Foster Safety
    • Highlight Strengths
  • Steps for Implementing Principles

Learning Objectives

At the end of this workshop, participants should be able to:

  • Discuss the prevalence and impact of trauma on individuals and organizations
  • List five key trauma-informed principles
  • Describe practical strategies for implementing each of the five trauma-informed principles
  • Assess their own organization for areas of trauma-informed strengths and weakness


ABOUT THE TRAINER

Randy Grieser, MSW, RSW - Founder & Chief Vision Officer

Photo of Randy Grieser, MSW, RSW - Founder & Chief Vision OfficerRandy is the founder and Chief Vision Officer of CTRI. He is an intuitive and visionary leader who, together with a team of employees and trainers, has positioned CTRI to be a leading provider of professional development training. Randy is a Registered Social Worker who holds a Master of Social Work degree and a Bachelor’s degree in Conflict Resolution. Prior to founding CTRI, he worked directly with issues of crisis and trauma in the areas of mental health, counselling, and crisis management within community, school, and hospital settings. Randy believes that access to knowledge and skill development changes individual lives, communities, and organizations, and he is committed to making CTRI’s training and resources as accessible as possible. He is author of The Ordinary Leader, and co-author of The Culture Question and A Little Book About Trauma-Informed Workplaces.  Randy is a dynamic speaker who delivers insightful presentations that are engaging, humorous, and informative.

Target Audience

This is an intermediate-advanced level workshop for leaders, managers, supervisors, and anyone providing leadership within an organization.