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Events for October 2023 View List

October 1
October 2
October 3
Understanding Trauma and De-Escalating Situations: Now What? Trauma Informed Care
9:00am to 12:00pm
Corpus at the Queen of Apostles Church (Social Hall)
Trauma Informed is all the buzz these days. This course will focus on how to take the concepts and understanding of trauma and lift the learning into engagement with children and families who have experienced trauma in their past. Participants will learn appropriate response to trauma experienced by clients. Trauma informed language will be shared to help guide clients to success.
Third-Party Event
Understanding Trauma and De-Escalating Situations: Calm Down: Understanding Basics to De-escalate Situations
1:00pm to 4:00pm
Corpus at the Queen of Apostles Church (Social Hall)
A client in a heightened state can exhibit challenging behaviors while also being a safety risk for those around them. This course will start to understand behaviors that may lead to a heightened state while share learning to identify situations may lead to de-escalation. Participants will learn to identify reactions to keep calm and remove oneself from a situation to maintain safety for all.
Third-Party Event
October 4
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October 11
October 12
C3 De-Escalation
1:00pm to 4:00pm
705 N. 16th Street Council Bluffs, IA 51501
Participants must attend both sessions 10/12 and 10/19 from 1:00pm-4:00 pm
Third-Party Event
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October 18
Unlocking Resilience: Shine Out Not Burn Out: Understanding and Practices to Keep Doing What You Love
3:00pm to 5:00pm
Oakland Community Center
3 Part Series- attend one or all
Third-Party Event
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