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Category: Trauma-Informed Care

Taking the Show on the Road

Taking the Show on the Road

Our staff recently presented a 90-minute workshop entitled “Space and Grace: Creating a Sustainable Organization through Self-Care and Self-Compassion” at the Alliance Senior Leadership Conference in New Orleans. Learn why it is such an important topic to have in our daily lives.

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ACEs: What Are They and How Do They Affect Us?

ACEs: What Are They and How Do They Affect Us?

Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) are negative stress-inducing circumstances children experience that shape the way they process and interact with the world around them. The simple series of questions about one's childhood can predict the likelihood of a series of health difficulties later in life. Resilient KC even conducted an ACE Study in our very own backyard and the results were staggering.

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A Simple Way to Support Trauma-Informed Care

A Simple Way to Support Trauma-Informed Care

When children don't have the opportunity to heal from the trauma they've experienced, the unaddressed effects are enormous. Trauma affects a child's brain development. Their subsequent emotional and educational challenges can threaten their potential as a productive adult and they are at risk to experience major medical health issues. The Trauma-Informed Care for Children and Families Act seeks to identify children who have experienced trauma and provide immediate support.

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Re-enacting Conflict in the Trauma Triangle

Re-enacting Conflict in the Trauma Triangle

Any time we enter into conflict, there are three common roles – each with manipulative behaviors – that we often quickly fall into. When practicing trauma-informed care, we call these roles the Trauma Re-enactment Triangle. Learn about the roles, and how you can escape the trauma triangle.

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Self-Compassion: What it Is and Why it Matters

Self-Compassion: What it Is and Why it Matters

Practicing self-compassion and self-care doesn't make you selfish. It might just be what helps to change the world. Think we're over exaggerating? Read on to learn about the importance of practicing self love.

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