TraumaTALKS Self Care

An Introspective Look at Trauma and the Need for Self-Care

This two-hour training to provides practical tools for people caring for traumatized youth to preserve and maintain their own well-being. Participants will discover how trauma may prevent them from being fully available for others. This training provides a supportive environment where participants can reflect on their own experiences and learn effective self-care strategies.

This Professional Development Activity is approved by Texas Psychological Association (TPA): Two hours of Professional Development credits for psychologists, licensed specialists in school psychology, licensed psychology associates, social workers, and counselors.

Upon completing the training, participants will be able to:

  1. Identify multiple ways to complete the stress response cycle
  2. Apply healthy tools to manage thinking and emotions
  3. Use their own self-care plan developed during the training


Two-hour training includes a professionally created quick-reference guide to help participants work more effectively with traumatized children in addition to a full color outline, survey, and Professional Development Certificate.

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To bring a TraumaTALKS training to your school or organization, contact us now and a Chester Street Foundation team member will respond to your inquiry within two business days.

Shawn Alex Nemeth

Trauma Survivor
Founding Director & CEO
Chester Street Foundation

Ann Friedman

Dr. Ann Friedman

Director of Curriculum
The Jung Center’s Mind Body Spirit Institute

“The story telling was powerful and effective.”


“The speakers were great and elaborated on the topics very well”


“The session was a great reminder that I need to be more intentional about my self-care.”


“I would recommend it to all helpers working with trauma survivors.”


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