Trauma Training Resources

Helpful Resources

Every Child Symposium

A wealth of resources, information, and inspiration are available at the one day Every Child Symposium. Come be encouraged and educated through amazing keynote and breakout speakers.

Empowered to Connect

An interactive learning experience designed for parents and caregivers whose children have experienced adverse childhood experiences, toxic stress, and maltreatment based on Trust-Based Relational Intervention (TBRI) model.

Hope for the Journey Conference

Show Hope’s Hope for the Journey Conference (formerly the Empowered to Connect Conference) seeks to encourage and better equip parents and caregivers meeting the everyday needs of children impacted by adoption and/or foster care.

Belong University

A series of courses designed to empower faith leaders with knowledge and strategy for solving the crisis for kids in foster care wisely and collaboratively. Join us in building belonging and healing for kids and families.

Lost Sparrows Trauma Conference

This 2-day conference is for anyone wanting to learn more about developmental trauma and early childhood adversity. Join leading experts for two days of education, connection, and community in Warsaw, IN.

ITOWN Foster Care Conference

Some people may be called to be a Foster or Adoptive Parent, others may be called into Social Work, while others may be called to a supportive role. This is an opportunity for everyone to learn how they can answer the calling to care for the vulnerable.

Foster Parent College

Online training for caregivers, parents, and agency staff.

Becoming Trauma Aware

Free, one hour online course from America’s Kids Belong that gives a high level overview of trauma.

Trauma Competent Care

A hub of resources from Back2Back Ministries designed to make trauma-informed care accessible to anyone. They have free, low-cost, online, or in-person training courses available.

IU Health Trauma-Informed Care Professional Development Certificate

Free, online training provided by IU Health available to anyone. The training is focused on understanding trauma and the basics of Trauma Informed Care.

Recommended Reading

There are many wonderful books available to help you as you go through the journey of connecting and loving a child who has experienced very difficult experiences.

Recommended Listening