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A Better Normal Community Discussion - Reimagining Health Care

In a conversational style, join physician Drew Factor who will speak with Dr. Tracy Gaudet, Liza Guroff and An é Watts in a discussion entitled "Reimagining Health Care". Dr. Gaudet will speak about her experience engaging in transformational change at the Veterans Administration and how this has shaped the development of her own Functional Medicine Institute , while Ms. Guroff and Ms. Watts will speak about their knowledge of a Trauma-Informed Approach both at a systems (National Council...

In memoriam: Jamie Redford

The news of Jamie Redford’s untimely death at age 58 is a reminder of how impermanent we each are in the universe, yet an equal reminder of the value and gifts we each bring to the world. Jamie brought many gifts to us and to the world through his documentary films, his love of nature, and his ties to family and friends. I had the privilege to meet Jamie Redford. He visited Walla Walla in 2012 on the recommendation of Jane Stevens, ACEs Connection Founder. As Jane explained, Jamie had asked...

October is for Resilience-Building

Until I read “The Deepest Well” by Dr. Nadien Burke Harris, I had never heard of Adverse Childhood Experience, toxic stress, or epigenetics. Yes, I was aware that trauma can be transferred genetically, but my knowledge stopped and ended at trauma’s impact on the body due to major world and life events. In essence, I knew of trauma’s impact of the body only in terms of contexts like slavery, 9/11, and the holocaust. I did not know that the shortening of telomeres, stunted amygdala growth, and...

A Better Normal- Education Upended, A Focus on Educator Wellness and Resilience with special guest Bryan Clement, MEd

Please join us on 10/15 along with special guest Bryan Clement, MEd from Dovetail Learning as we discuss educator well-being. Educators are being asked to learn and grow professionally and personally during this unique time. During this week's session you will explore your own self-awareness regarding your 'protective patterns' and learn practical skills for resilience to remain 'centered' while navigating telehealth support and teaching at a distance. As a trauma informed, healing centered...

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CRI Trauma-Informed Training for Trainers Course 1 Webinar - 4 part Course

Trauma-Informed Training for Trainers is a course that prepares individuals to conduct CRI’s Trauma-Informed Certification Program, Course 1 in his or her organization or agency. Attendee must have taken CRI’s Trauma-Informed Certification Course 1 as a prerequisite for this course.

This online 4 Part [3 hours per part] Course will be held via Zoom on 4 Consecutive Thursdays. August 29th, September 5, September 12, and September 19th, 2019.  7:00am to 10:00am (PST) each day.

Attendees will learn to deliver material consistent with relevant research. They will receive training tips to present everything from the N.E.A.R. Sciences, Brain States, and CRI’s signature R.O.L.E.S. Training; a research-based approach to responding to trauma. This acclaimed training for trainers also introduces individuals to ECTcellence, a trauma-informed instructional framework to effectively and efficiently facilitate the learning process.  

Only 20 tickets available for this training!

Cost: $400 per person and includes 12 hours of dynamic training 

Please note that this training takes place on August 8 & 22, 2019 from 7am - 10am (PST) for 12 hours of training. You must attend all 4 parts of the training to complete the course. Information is not repeated.

Full Information & Tickets Here

September In Person Trainings

Introducing CRI's Trauma-Informed Care Training BOOT CAMP! An exciting week [September 23-26, 2019] of CRI training including Course 1, Course 2 and Course 3. Participants can attend a single course or sign up for all three. The Courses will be conducted in order starting with Course 1 on Monday, Course 2 on Tuesday and Course 3 on Wednesday and Thursday. There are limited number of tickets for each course, so register for you ticket now.

IMPORTANT: Course 1 is a prerequisite for Courses 2 and/or 3.

Boot Camp Details

September 23-26, 2019

Location: Red Lion Hotel in Pasco, Washington

Light breakfast and lunch will be served.

Registration each morning at 8:30am Courses start at 9:00am and end at 4:00pm each day

Course 1 begins Monday September 23, 2019 with registration at 8:30am, and course running 9am-4pm

Course 2 begins Tuesday September 24, 2019 with registration at 8:30am, and course running 9am-4pm

Course 3 begins Wednesday September 25, 2019 with registration at 8:30am, and sessions running 9am-4pm and continues on Thursday September 26, 2019 9am-4pm

BOOT CAMP Information & Tickets Here
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