When We Heal A Traumatized Child, We Heal Our Community

In response to the pandemic, virtual TraumaTRAININGS are NOW AVAILABLE! For more details about bringing a virtual training to your organization, contact shawn@chesterstreetfoundation.org

For many children suffering from trauma, professionals working with children are often the first adults to recognize the warning signs and take action.

TraumaTRAINING: Shining a Light on The Invisible Wounds of Childhood Trauma

This three-four-hour workshop, facilitated by Shawn Alex Nemeth (a trauma survivor), provides professionals with a personal and professional perspective of childhood trauma alongside the latest research and evidenced based tools to help children heal. TraumaTRAININGS help participants more effectively work with traumatized children by:

  • Recognizing the types of trauma and the impact on brain development.

  • Understanding the effects of trauma exposure and its long-term consequences.

  • Accessing tools to promote a sense of safety and help children on their road to recovery.

  • Addressing the impact of secondary trauma and the need for self-care.

Participants also receive a professionally-created quick reference guide to help them more effectively work with traumatized children  in the classroom.

Continuing education credits for TraumaTRAININGS are available for licensed psychologists, social workers, and counselors. Email shawn@chesterstreetfoundation.org for details to bring this effective trauma-training program to your school district, or any faith-based/community/civic organization working with children.

In addition to our TraumaTRAININGS program, TraumaTALKS are also offered to professionals in public and private settings.

“When I first heard Shawn’s story it immediately resonated with me! And this was without even knowing the extent of the great work of the Chester Street Foundation. As a team of 50 licensed mental health professionals working in schools, I am so grateful that the Chester Street Foundation will be educating us on the impact of abuse and neglect on children and how we can transfer this knowledge to classroom teachers so that they can work with students from a trauma informed lens. The Chester Street Foundation is committed to the improvement of the lives of those affected by trauma through a multifaceted approach that includes advocacy and education. We look forward to our continued partnership.”

— Kristie Moore, Psy.D., Instructional Officer for Psychological Services, Katy ISD

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