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Webinar - Transcending Crisis & Trauma: How Meaning-Making Facilitates Healing, with Dr. Cassie Yackley

Wednesday, · -

Stress and adversity are part of the human condition and thus cannot be avoided. However, the sense we make of these experiences is critical to growth and healing. We will look at the “trauma-responsive framework” (TRF) as a powerful method for making meaning of traumatizing events such as the current pandemic. Using a pandemic example, we will present a three part process of 1) describing someone’s experiences as they are related to what we observe in their behavior,2) normalizing the stress response or trauma impacts in the behavior we are observing, and 3) conveying a sense of safety, connection, and hope for their future.

Cost: $25, free for KSC community. Registration information for any or all of the series

This webinar is the last in a three-part series, “Brain-Based Approaches to Managing Overwhelming Stress.” The webinar will be recorded and available for viewing for all registrants for two weeks afterwards.

About the presenter: Cassie Yackley, Psy.D. has spent more than 25 years committed to understanding and effectively addressing the impact of traumatic/adverse experiences on children, caregivers/families, and systems. She brings together recent discoveries from developmental neuroscience, attachment, implementation science, and reflective practice to help audiences develop skills of relationship and self-awareness. She was a keynote speaker at KSC's 2019 Summer Educator's Institute.

This event is part of the Southwest Center Featured calendar.

Betsy Street, Southwest Center for Educator Support
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