Register for trauma training

ReCAST Minneapolis is hosting trauma training for City staff to learn about trauma experiences in communities and to recognize and address potential sources of trauma in the workplace. Some elements of training will focus on immigrant and refugee communities.

Training sessions will address the following topics: understanding trauma, the role of City workers, and secondary and vicarious trauma. For descriptions of the sessions, visit the Equity and Inclusion SharePoint Site under Engage > Trainings. (Enter your City email address to gain access to the site, and if you’re already signed into the network you’ll automatically be signed in to SharePoint.) You can register in COMET (see instructions below).

All sessions will be held at City Hall, Room 319, except for the panel discussion, which will be held at the Minneapolis Central Library.

 Understanding trauma

• Section A

o Session 1: 1-3 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 30
o Session 2: 1-3 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 13

• Section B

o Session 1: 9-11 a.m. Friday, Sept. 1
o Session 2: 9-11 a.m. Friday, Sept. 15

Must complete both sessions in either section.

Role of City workers

• Section A

o Session 1: 1-3 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 20
o Session 2: 1-3 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 4

• Section B

o Session 1: 9-11 a.m. Friday, Sept. 22
o Session 2: 9-11 a.m. Friday, Oct. 6

Must complete both sessions in either section.

 Secondary and vicarious trauma

Choose one date.

Panel discussion
9 a.m.-noon Thursday, Nov. 2
Minneapolis Central Library, Pohlad Hall

Use COMET to register:

  1. Log in to COMET-HR.
  2. Click “Learning and Development.”
  3. Enter keyword "trauma" in the search.
  4. Find the class you want.
  5. Click “Enroll.”

This training will be facilitated by Comunidades Latinas Unidas En Servicio (CLUES), an organization with 35 years of experience providing trauma-informed, clinical mental health services for Latino and other immigrants. The ReCAST Minneapolis program helps promote resiliency and equity among communities that have faced trauma due to civil unrest connected to law enforcement issues. Email ReCASTMinneapolisInfo@minneapolismn.gov with questions.

 

Published Jul 11, 2017

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