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UNA - Creating a Trauma-Informed Workplace

Tuesday, December 19, 2023
2:00 pm4:00 pm

UNA members are invited to join a partnership training with Minnesota Council of Nonprofits for a session about creating a trauma-informed workplace. Explore what it means to be a trauma-informed workplace. Develop skills, language, and learn to apply principals that will support a healthy workplace culture.
Acknowledging and effectively intervening in stress and trauma builds a resilient workforce better able to manage crisis in our lives, organization, and community. But what does it mean to be trauma-informed, and how can nonprofits build such an environment for their own teams?

In this workshop, participants will:

Learn a shared vocabulary of trauma-informed language
Define and learn research-based strategies to prevent vicarious trauma (including second-hand trauma exposure for indirect service staff)
Develop skills around individual coping and resilience
Explore what it means to be a trauma-informed workplace through a community care model
Apply principles of trauma-informed workplace to your organization
Identify and implement the 8 components of Trauma-informed supervision
Implement all of these concepts and skills in a strengths-based framework grounded in the understanding of and response to the impact of trauma to approach relationships
This workshop is geared toward supervisors looking to build their skills in recognizing and managing stress responses.

This training takes place over the course of three days: December 19, 20, & 21, from 2 to 4 PM (MST) daily.

Who Should Attend
Executive Directors, Board Members, Development staff, Volunteers, Program Managers, and anyone who would like to develop this important skill!

Pricing:$129 for UNA members (using the provided discount code) / $169 for nonmembers