Trauma Informed Practice Institute 2021 Winter-Spring Training

Trauma Informed Practice Training Level 1
Trauma and the Body

Upcoming Training

Workshop runs from 9:30 AM – 4 PM via Zoom
• January 16: https://tipi-level1-january.eventbrite.ca/?aff=UBC
• February 21: https://tipi-level1-february.eventbrite.ca/?aff=UBC
• March 20: https://tipi-level1-march.eventbrite.ca/?aff=UBC
• April 18: https://tipi-level1-april.eventbrite.ca/?aff=UBC
• May 15: https://tipi-level1-may.eventbrite.ca/?aff=UBC

Learning Objectives

This workshop will provide participants with tools, knowledge, and some expertise on how to assist clients with trauma and understand how trauma impacts the healing process. Research supports that knowledge of Trauma-Informed Practice (TIP) is critical to helping clients move through barriers to healing. The Level 1 training includes how embodied emotion and trauma memory is stored in the body and ways it can be released. The workshop provides both didactic and experiential exercises to facilitate deeper integration of knowledge.

Topics Covered

• Neurobiology of Trauma
• Polyvagal Theory
• Signs and Symptoms of Trauma
• Window of Tolerance
• Creating a Safe Space for Trauma Healing and Attunement
• Overview of Therapeutic Models consistent with Trauma Informed Practice
• Live Demonstrations of a Trauma Informed Somatic Approach
• Trauma Triggers and How to Release Core Beliefs
• Experiential Exercises for Working with Disconnected Clients (including lifestyle and
cultural traps)

Intended Audience

Anyone with an interest in Trauma Informed Practice, both professionally and personally, is invited to attend the training. This program is designed to assist individuals with no, little, or substantive expertise in the content area, as well as graduate students in relevant disciplines.

Continuing Education Credits (Optional)

This workshop is approved for 6 CE credits from the Canadian Psychological Association upon completion of the final quiz with a grade of at least 80% and declaration of full attendance. CPA Disclaimer: “The Trauma-Informed Practice Institute is approved by the Canadian Psychological Association to offer continuing education for psychologists. The Trauma-Informed Practice Institute maintains responsibility for the program.”

For further inquiries, please contact: tipi.training@gmail.com


Trauma Informed Practice Training Level 2
Healing Trauma Experientially

Upcoming Training

Workshop runs from 10 AM – 4 PM via Zoom
• February 7: https://tipi-level2-february.eventbrite.ca/?aff=UBC
• March 7: https://tipi-level2-march.eventbrite.ca/?aff=UBC
• May 2: https://tipi-level2-may.eventbrite.ca/?aff=UBC

Learning Objectives

This workshop builds on the knowledge acquired during Level 1 regarding Trauma Informed Practice (TIP). This experiential workshop focuses primarily on the acquisition and demonstration of skills and techniques that adhere to TIP indicators that assist clients in their healing process.

Topics Covered

• Role of Mindfulness
• Tracking the History of Emotions
• Connecting Emotions to Negative Self-Talk, Core Beliefs, and Patterns of Behavior
• Metaphor Development in Experiential Unity Model (Quinn, 2012)
• Role of Tapping and Other Mind-Body Techniques in the Release of Trauma
• Practice Sessions: How to Process a Client’s Trauma Whilst Keeping Within the Window
of Tolerance (e.g., noticing micro movements).
• Effective Resolutions in Counselling Sessions (i.e., getting to the root of the issue while
maintaining client’s Window of Tolerance)
• Resourcing Clients
• Role of Visualizations

Intended Audience

Anyone with an interest in Trauma Informed Practice, both professionally and personally, is
invited to attend the training. This program is designed to assist individuals with some expertise
in the content area, as well as graduate students in relevant disciplines. Therefore, prior training
in the theoretical foundation of TIP is required. We strongly recommend attending the Level 1
training; however, prior academic training on this topic may also be suitable.

Continuing Education Credits (Optional)

This workshop is approved for 5.5 CE credits from the Canadian Psychological Association
upon successful demonstration of mindfulness, metaphor, and tracking the history of emotions
within dyad work.

CPA Disclaimer: “The Trauma Informed Practice Institute is approved by the Canadian
Psychological Association to offer continuing education for psychologists. The Trauma Informed
Practice Institute maintains responsibility for the program.”

For further inquiries, please contact: tipi.training@gmail.com


For more information about the training, please check out the Training flyer.


Please note this is a third-party event not organized or sponsored by UBC and UBC therefore makes no representations with respect to the event.