ENGAGING ALL YOUTH IN HUMAN TRAFFICKING PREVENTION – CEU Training (3 CEUs)
The key to effective prevention is to stop it before it starts! This training will foster deeper understanding of the seven CSEC/trafficking risk factors and provide effective resources for prevention, especially concerning foster youth and all youth who consume mainstream media culture. In addition to practical resources, this training will provide actionable engagement strategies for participants to practice as they engage youth in human trafficking prevention. The training will be led by a human trafficking survivor using lecture, video, group discussions, application exercises, and more.
UTILIZING MINDFULNESS & GROUNDING TECHNIQUES WITH YOUTH
Learn and practice simple go-to techniques to help youth expand their resilience and build coping skills through the benefits of mindfulness, grounding, and breathwork.
RESILIENCY FACTORS FOR MALE SURVIVORS OF ABUSE
This training will discuss vulnerabilities impacting males, the impact of stigmatization, practical tips to engage males, and an insightful dive into Russell Wilson's lived experience as a self-actualized "thriver".
FINDING POST-TRAUMATIC GROWTH & HOPE
How do you help youth navigate their current situations while dreaming of a life beyond the layers of trauma they have endured? In this comprehensive 2-hour training, Survivor-Leader Angie Conn will educate, inspire, and expand our thinking regarding the potential impacts of trauma. We will discuss how trauma changes the brain and tangible ways to help youth move into post-traumatic growth.
UNDERSTANDING VICARIOUS TRAUMA, MORAL INJURY, COMPASSION FATIGUE AND BURNOUT
In this eye-opening training we will define and discuss the complex effects of working in social services, especially on the front lines. Participants will be encouraged to reflect on their experiences and attend Caring For Yourself Well (training) where we focus on daily, meaningful, revitalizing self-care techniques.
CARING FOR YOURSELF WELL
What about YOU? This training will define true self-care, then lead you in exploring and practicing simple, meaningful, revitalizing self-care techniques. You will leave this experiential training feeling lighter and better equipped to create a practice that works for you.
Grab your favorite snack, a drink and a comfortable seat as we watch and discuss BOYS Documentary or "La Tia Chida" (The Cool Aunt Series in Spanish).
STAFF ORIENTATION/WALKTHROUGH: WHAT TCA OFFERS, SERIES OVERVIEW + OPEN Q&A
What is The Cool Aunt Series and how is it useful for you? Come learn about this CDSS-Sponsored program that includes a 1-hour Online Course for Youth, Staff Trainings, Youth Mentorship Club, and much more. In this 2-hour training we'll walk you through what The Cool Aunt offers, how to access everything and, ultimately, how to better serve the youth we're here to protect.
THE COOL AUNT CLUB, EVERY WEDNESDAY 5:00-6pm
(Staff are encouraged to invite ALL youth 12+. Text 323 544-7702 to get the link to share with youth.)
The Cool Aunt Club is all about playing games, giving away prizes ($20-$150 every week!), checkin in on each other and having a good time. We know that having safe, positive connections are an important key to human trafficking prevention and we're excited to serve that role. Learn more about The Cool Aunt Club.