Learn the message! Attend a Workshop

Connections Matter is a community effort. We want everyone to know that fostering caring relationships with the children, families, and adults in your life matters for developing healthy brains, supportive relationships, and thriving communities.

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General workshop

Rates:

Basic Workshop (2 hours) - $20/person

Half-Day Workshop (4 hours) - $50/person

*Half-Day Workshop includes a screening of Resilience or Paper Tigers and more in-depth discussion + activities.

 

What you will receive:

  • Interactive, discussion-based curriculum
  • Better understanding of trauma, brain development, resilience, and health - and how these topics relate to one another
  • Concrete knowledge about Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs)
  • Action planning and next steps for how you can make a difference
  • Resources on trauma-informed care and implementation
  • Strategies for increasing and improving your own connections
  • Meeting other community members and building your network
  • Tools for strengthening both personal and community resilience

 

Education Workshop

*Please e-mail whatsyourconnection@gmail.com for pricing.

What you will receive:

  • Interactive, discussion-based curriculum
  • Better understanding of how trauma impacts brain development and a child’s ability to cope/succeed in school
  • Concrete knowledge about ACEs and how they affect a child’s learning environment
  • Action planning and next steps for implementing trauma-informed strategies in schools
  • Strategies and ideas for helping students, families, and teachers to connect with one another
  • Resources specifically related to trauma and resilience in education
  • Connecting with other members of the education community
  • Tools for overall building more caring and resilient learning environments

 

To sign up and customize your preferences, please fill out this form. Additionally, to view a list of upcoming community workshops provided by PCA Iowa, please visit our Events page.