Archive for the ‘Trauma’ Category

June 2017 Webinar

Mind Matters JournalMind Matters:

Overcoming Adversity and Building Resilience

Young people who have experienced trauma and toxic stress often have difficulty regulating their emotional responses when facing challenges in school, life, and relationships

The Dibble Institute is pleased to introduce Mind Matters, a new curriculum to help young people begin to say, “I am not a victim of what happened to me.”

Mind Matters’ 12 one-hour lessons teach participants to respond to negative experiences with innovative methods based on current neuroscience. Students learn to address their physical, relational, and mental needs.

The skills taught in Mind Matters are designed to be practiced over a lifetime. The curriculum is not meant to be group therapy or to replace psychotherapy. Rather, it is intended to be facilitated by paraprofessionals to inspire, uplift, and set young people on the journey of healing as they cultivate deeper resilience.

Pre-order your copy of Mind Matters before June 30th to save 20%. The program kit will ship by early August.

Presenter:Carolyn Rich Curtis, Ph.D.
Developer of Mind Matters, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist,
Founder of the Relationship Skills Center in Sacramento, CA.
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January 2017 Webinar

2016 Highlights in Youth Relationship Education: Trends, Tools, Research, and More!

Join The Dibble Institute’s staff as they share their highpoints from last year in the field of youth relationship education.

Topics include:

  • Research that relationship education is a potent new tool for pregnancy prevention,
  • Robust relationship education as part of the sexual violence prevention toolkit,
  • New settings for relationship education including corrections, child welfare, and dating violence prevention,
  • New evidence that porn threatens the capacity to build intimacy, and
  • Preventing Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACES) through relationship education.

Presenters: The Dibble Institute Staff

  • Kay Reed, Executive Director
  • Irene Varley, Director of Education
  • Dixie Zittlow, Director of Outreach
  • Aaron Larson, Acquisitions and Product Coordinator

Love Notes ACES poster (pdf) Size: 1.1 MB Downloads: 131

Dibble Love Notes Issue Brief 2017 (pdf) Size: 137.1 KB Downloads: 110

Teens Technology and Romantic Relationships (pdf) Size: 2.0 MB Downloads: 122

Soft Skills That Foster Workforce Success (pdf) Size: 279.8 KB Downloads: 110

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March 2016 Webinar

Effectively Addressing Trauma in
Healthy Relationship Education

Childhood trauma impacts growth and success in all areas of a young person’s life, including their capacity to form and maintain healthy relationships. How do we most effectively address the needs of traumatized youth in relationship skills programs?

First, everyone in an organization needs to understand trauma, including administrators, supervisors and instructors. Then, we need to provide young people relief from distressing experiences by teaching them effective skills to calm and manage their emotions.

Learn some modest yet proven programmatic changes that will enhance your organization’s effectiveness with young people who have experienced adversity in their childhoods.

Presenter: Carolyn Rich Curtis, PhD, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and Founder of the Relationship Skills Center in Sacramento, CA

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Dibble Webinar March 2016 Size: 3.6 MB Downloads: 195

May 2015 Webinar

Introduction to a
Trauma Informed Approach
in Relationship Education

Childhood trauma impacts growth and success in all areas of a young person’s life, including their capacity to form and maintain healthy relationships.

Learn what trauma informed care is and its importance in the development of healthy relationships in a pre-recorded presentation from Carolyn Rich Curtis, Ph.D.

Learn how modest programmatic changes can enhance your organization’s effectiveness with young people who have experienced adversity in their childhoods.

Presenter: Carolyn Rich Curtis, PhD, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and Founder of the Relationship Skills Center in Sacramento, CA

Trauma Head Start (ppt) Size: 6.3 MB Downloads: 288

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