STAR I Training

Harrisonburg, VA

STAR I is 4.5 day, highly engaging and interactive training that examines:

  • Trauma overview & definitions—types of trauma
  • Effects of trauma—emotional, cognitive, physical, spiritual, behavioral
  • Unhealed trauma and cycles of victimhood and violence—acting in and acting out
  • Tools and processes for addressing trauma—body, mind, spirit; restorative justice and conflict transformation
  • Resilience and self-care—individual and collective

STAR aims to strengthen the capacity of individuals, organizations and communities to:

• understand the impacts of trauma, 
• interrupt cycles of violence, and 
• build resilience 
• at personal, community and societal levels.

STAR is for people whose work brings them in contact with populations dealing with current or historic trauma: mental health, medical and legal professionals, clergy, educators, peacebuilders, humanitarian, human rights and development workers — all those who need to be trauma-informed in order to do trauma-sensitive programming.

The training is at Eastern Mennonite University in Harrisonburg, VA and requires registration. The training fee is $995, and scholarship money is available to assist with cost. Find out more on our website!

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