Tag Archives: trauma informed

Little Warriors Be Brave Ranch Virtual Tour

Little Warriors is a national, charitable organization based in Canada focussed on the awareness, prevention and treatment of child sexual abuse. The Little Warriors Be Brave Ranch is a specialized, trauma informed, evidence-based treatment centre for children who have been sexually abused. Children go to the Ranch for over 200 hours of therapy in a… Read More »

Understanding Trauma: Learning Brain vs Survival Brain

This video reframes a trauma perspective in terms of learning brain versus survival brain as a way to make it easier for teachers to talk about trauma with students. PLEASE SHARE! You do not have to ask permission, but do leave a comment about how you are using it and whether it helped! Animation by… Read More »

Be Brave Ranch Virtual Tour Oct 2019

Little Warriors is a national, charitable organization committed to the awareness, prevention and treatment of child sexual abuse. The Little Warriors Be Brave Ranch is a long-term, trauma informed, evidence-based treatment centre for children who have been sexually abused. Children go to the Ranch for over 200 hours of therapy in a camp like setting… Read More »

Assessing Sleep Difficulties When Assessing for PTSD

This video walks you through the line of questioning to get at an accurate understanding of a client’s sleep patterns and possible sleep difficulties. it is not sufficient to ask, “Do you have sleep difficulties?”. This video will help you figure out and hear a line of questioning that is most helpful when assessing sleep… Read More »

Road To Resilience: How did we get here?

Let’s take a journey down the road of trauma-informed care together and look at how we have come to understand ACE’s (Adverse Childhood Experiences study) and the development of PTSD (Post-traumatic stress disorder). What is trauma and why is it important to our homes, schools, and community? Source: Youtube

Road To Resilience: Where are we going?

Let’s take a journey down the road of trauma-informed care together and look at how we have come to understand ACE’s (Adverse Childhood Experiences study) and the development of PTSD (Post-traumatic stress disorder). What is trauma and why is it important to our homes, schools, and community? Source: Youtube

Episode 60: Memories: The Way We Were

Podcasters: Matthew Bennett, Curt Mower, & Dr. Jerry Yager Memories and traumatic memories are in the news quite a bit lately. Memories are tricky things, being highly subjective and changing over time. Add trauma to the mix and the situation becomes even more complicated. In this episode, Matt, Curt, and Jerry examine the science behind… Read More »

Episode 51: Trauma, Post-Traumatic Growth, & Spirituality with Dr. Olga Vera

Podcasters: Dr. Olga Vera, Matthew Bennett, Curt Mower, & Dr. Jerry Yager Reconnecting to spirit, God, faith or a higher power is central to many people’s post-traumatic growth experience. While crucial, spirituality is sometimes difficult to define and even more challenging for helpers to discuss in a way that promotes healing. Psychologist Olga Vera joins… Read More »

COMPLEX PTSD – FROM SURVIVING TO THRIVING

Recent studies have shown that three-quarters of the Australian population have experienced at least one potentially traumatic event (such as a car accident, natural disaster, exposure to crime, loss of a loved one, or the violence of war) over their lifetime. Trauma affects people in different ways and, for some, the effects are so great… Read More »