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Category: Community Trainings

Safety Starts Here

Safety Starts Here

Life can be heavy. When we are not prepared for stressful events, it can feel like the event won. When feeling stressed, we are more vulnerable to react to triggers –memories, experiences, or events that spark an intense emotional reaction regardless of our current mood. Learn more about how we create and implement safety plans as a part of our trauma-informed model.

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Workshops Inspire Confidence In Singles

Workshops Inspire Confidence In Singles

ShowMe Healthy Relationships is a 5-year project funded by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families. It is a partnership between the University of Missouri Extension, the University of Missouri Department of Human Development and Family Science, and three community family agencies that host the workshops to help single individuals have happy and healthy relationships. Workshops are provided in Missouri's Cass, Clay, Jackson, Johnson, and Platte Counties.

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4 Trauma-Informed Principles in Action

4 Trauma-Informed Principles in Action

At Cornerstones of Care, we are all about trauma-informed care. Top to bottom, our organization uses trauma-informed principles in the way we care for those we serve and the way we interact with each other. But how do these concepts translate outside of work? We asked our training team members to share some of the ways the trauma-informed concepts they teach every day have worked their way into their personal relationships and home lives.

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Help Stop Human Trafficking

Help Stop Human Trafficking

January is National Human Trafficking Prevention Month. Children, especially those who are abused or neglected in their own homes, are especially at risk of becoming one of the 20 million+ people trafficked worldwide for labor or sex. The average age of a child exploited through sex trafficking is 14 or 15. Continue reading to learn the statistics around Human Trafficking, how we are fighting against human trafficking and what you can do to help.

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Human Trafficking Q & A: Misconceptions, Signs and How to Help

Human Trafficking Q & A: Misconceptions, Signs and How to Help

Kim Case has spent the last decade working alongside law enforcement, legislature, court personnel and advocate partners fighting for the rights of human trafficking survivors. We asked Kim what she wished everyone knew about human trafficking. Read what she said.

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