FutureMakers Coalition in conjunction with Cypress Resilience Project presents a Summer Virtual Training Series!

How to Keep Ourselves Safe in this Work: The Impact of Vicarious and Secondary Trauma

In this workshop we will talk about the impact our work has on our well-being and discuss some strategies to support our health.

Thurs. Sept. 5th 2:30-4:00 pm ET


Managing Toxic Stress and Avoiding Burn-Out

It can be easy to get burned out in our work these days. This workshop will explore strategies to manage stress and avoid getting to burn-out.

Thurs. Sept. 19th 2:30-4:00 pm ET


Understanding Trauma Across Time: Intergenerational and Systems’ Trauma

This class will explore the epigenetics of trauma and how it impacts communities
over time.

Thurs. Oct. 3rd 2:30-4:00 pm ET


Keeping Everyone Safe: Building De-escalation Skills

This workshop builds the skills necessary to help calm situations down and keep
folks safe.

Thurs. Oct. 17th 2:30-4:00 pm ET


The Importance of Building Healthy Boundaries

Drawing boundaries is critical to healing and managing stress, but it can be
difficult to do. This class will help us understand why boundaries are important
and will offer tips/tricks for drawing boundaries.

Thurs. Oct. 24th 2:30-4:00 pm ET


The Power of Connection: Why “Community Care” Matters So Much

When we are already feeling burned out, it can be difficult to implement a “selfcare” strategy. That’s why we talk about “community care” in this workshop – leveraging our collective resilience to support each other.

Thurs. Oct. 31st 2:30-4:00 pm ET


Trauma Responsive Supervision and Management*

This 3-part series explores how to support our teams during challenging times
using trauma-responsive practices.

Session 1: Best Practices in the Field – The SAMHSA Principles
Session 2: Interpersonal Communication – Building Trust and Transparency
Session 3: Creating Safe Space – Why Safety is so Important for Our Teams

*This series is accompanied by optional technical assistance (T/A) sessions where we’ll do a deep dive on the content as applied to your organization.

Thursdays 2:30-4:00
• Sept. 12th
• Sept. 26th
• Oct. 10th