Trainings & Workshops

Great Circle offers trainings and workshops for health-focused professionals, educators and caregivers on a variety of behavioral health topics. From “lunch & learns” to full-day trainings, and from introductory to high-level information, these offerings appeal to a wide range of expertise. CEUs are available for some workshops. If you’d like to be notified when new events are posted, please join our e-mail list by clicking here.

Upcoming Events

February 4, 2021

6:30 pm to 8:00 pm

All trainings held via Zoom:
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Shifting the Lens:

Learn what trauma is and how it can create negative behaviors, especially for children in foster care. Discover how to shift your lens from “what’s wrong with you?” to “what happened to you?” to help the child’s healing process.
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May 6, 2021 

6:30 pm to 8:00 pm

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Why Does My Foster Child Act Like That?

For children who experienced trauma perceived stress can escalate their state of functioning. Learn what can trigger an emotional outburst and how to manage it.
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August 5, 2021 

6:30 pm to 8:00 pm

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Why Can’t I Connect with My Foster Child?

Children who experience early life disruptions & trauma can perceive relationships as threats. This can leave them fearful and confused by nurturing foster parents. Discover practical tips to work with children who have relational sensitivities.
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November 4, 2021

6:30 pm to 8:00 pm

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Self-Care:

Because stress can affect a foster parent’s ability to cope, make self-care a high priority. Along with demonstrating strategies, you’ll work on a plan to enjoy small doses of self-care on a regular basis to avoid burnout.
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