Trauma-Informed Care Training


Video Training with Discussion Toolkit

Watch the training videos (each approximately 30 minutes) and then use the discussion questions in the Toolkit for further learning. These are great for staff/department group training!

​Links & Resources

Exploring Race and Culture from a Trauma-Informed Lens

Segment 3: Working with People with Different Racial and Cultural Backgrounds



  • Ricky Ferrari Traner – Prevention a​nd Early Intervention Section Manager, Wisconsin Department of Children and Families – Facilitator
  • Rob Kaminski – Lived Experience Partner, Wisconsin Office of Children's Mental Health
  • Bojana Zorić Martinez – Director of the Bureau of Refugee Programs and Wisconsin State Refugee Coordinator, Wisconsin Department of Children and Families
  • ​Pablo Navarro – Owner/Director/Professional Counselor, Navarro Professional Counseling Services

Segment 3: Working with People with Different Racial and Cultural Backgrounds​ 

Toolkit/Discussion Questions 

Video Segment Flyer​​

Exploring Race and Culture from a Trauma-Informed Lens 

Segment 2: Implicit Bias


Panel participants include:

  • Harold Gates, Consultant – Share Collaborative
  • Dr. Lindsay Bernhagen, Director – Center for Inclusive Teaching and Learning / Diversity Officer for Academic Affairs / Athletics Diversity & Inclusion Designee / Associate Lecturer – School of Education and Department of Sociology & Social Work - University of Wisconsin Stevens Point
  • Jamaal Smith, Community Injury and Violence Prevention Manager – Milwaukee Office of Violence Prevention


Segment 2: Implicit Bias​

Toolkit/Discussion Questions​
Milwaukee Office of Violence Prevention Blueprint for Peace

Video Segment Flyer
Exploring Race and Culture from a Trauma-Informed ​Lens Segment 1: White Privilege

  • Part 1 - Exploring Racism and​​ Whiteness/Embracing Truth
  • ​Part 2 - Growing into Authentic Allyship and Racial Justice

​Panel participants include:

  • Linda Hall, Director - Office of Children's Mental Health - Facilitator
  • Armando Hernandez - Chief Diversity Officer, Journey Mental Health Center
  • William Parke Sutherland - Health Policy Analyst, Kids Forward 
  • Pat Parker - Curriculum and Instruction Manager, the Helen Bader School of Social Welfare at UW - Milwaukee


​​Part 1 - Exploring Racism and White​ness/Embracing Truth​

Toolkit/Discussion Questions​ ​​​

Part 2 - Growing into Authentic Allyship and Racial Justice

Video Segment Flyer

COVID-19 and Trauma Informed Care - Collective Trauma 101

  • Segment 1: Collective Trauma 101 - Definitions & General Information
  • Segment 2: Strategies for Coping

Panel participants include:

  • Jennifer Smith, Program Coordinator for the Center for Community Health Advancement at the Marshfield Clinic Health System – Facilitator
  • Samia Khan, Therapist at Whole Hearted Wellness
  • Tracy Loken Weber, Lived Experience Partner with the Office of Children's Mental Health
  • Scott Webb, Trauma-Informed Care Coordinator for the Wisconsin Department of Health Services

Segment 1 – Definitions & General Information 

Toolkit/Discussion Questions

Segment 2 – Strategies for Coping​ 

Toolkit/Discussion Questions

Video Segment Flyer

Workshop Resources

​Links & R​​esources
Vicarious Trauma | Secondary Trauma | Self-care

When people are exposed to trauma there is a cumulative toll.  Slow moving and hard to gauge over time, the trauma you are exposed to can shape your viewpoint.

Watch recorded panel discussion:

(Select bottom left – “2/3/20")

​​​Enhancing Family Engagement by Understanding Cultural and Historical Trauma

Explore how people are served differently depending on their culture or history. If the workforce understands the cultural and historical trauma families have experienced they will better engage them. Topics included bias, oppression, and race and how these intersect with trauma informed care practices. 

Watch recorded panel discussion:
(Select bottom right box – “Enhancing Family Engage…”)

​​Operationalizing Trauma-Informed Care in Your Organization

Operationalizing trauma-informed care is a process. Learn from an experienced panel on the things organizations should consider in making this shift.​

Watch recorded panel discussion:
(Select bottom middle box – “5/6/19”)​

Working with Children, Adults, and Families in the Home: Safety as a Foundation of Trauma-Informed Care

Are you doing all you can to be mindful of the physical and emotional safety of yourself and others?​

Trauma-Informed Care in the Workplace Environment

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