Trauma - Informed Training

We highly recommend community partners utilize Resilient Georgia's Training Roadmap. This interactive site allows you to identify trainings that are appropriate to your specific sector, as well as finding opportunities at different levels of competency: Trauma Aware, Trauma Sensitive, Trauma Responsive, and Trauma informed.

Suggested Trainings for becoming Trauma-Informed

Better Brains for Babies:

(BBB) is a collaboration of state and local, public and private organizations dedicated to promoting awareness and education about the importance of early brain development in the healthy growth and development of infants and young children in Georgia.


Family Connection Trainers:

Maisha Ludy - Chattooga

Pam Bishop - Murray

Gabrielle Stewart - RM

Connections Matter:

The Connections Matter Georgia initiative is a collaboration between the Georgia Center for Child Advocacy and Prevent Child Abuse Georgia. The training curriculum is an evidence informed curriculum, developed using a robust body of literature by Dr. Linda Chamberlain and adapted for Georgia specific audiences. View curriculum evaluation report here.

Family Connection Trainers:

Doug Belisle - Bartow

Sherry Morris - Fannin

LaDonna Collins - Floyd

Jennifer Dobbs - Haralson

Michele Craig - Paulding

Laura-Beth Newsome - Walker

Lori McDaniel - Whitfield

Find a trainer here.

Child Welfare Training Collaborative –

Trauma /Brain Development 101: This online course will provide participants with foundational knowledge about child trauma, child traumatic stress and how adversity and trauma can impact children and youth and their brain development. Participants will also be introduced to brain architecture and early brain development in children and youth.

Darkness To Light

Teaches participants how to prevent, recognize, and react responsibly to child sexual abuse.

Family Connection Trainer:

Rhonda Heuer - Polk

Mental Health First Aid

Mental Health First Aid is a skills-based training course that teaches participants about mental health and substance-use issues.

Question, Persuade, Refer (QPR)

The QPR mission is to reduce suicidal behaviors and save lives by providing innovative, practical and proven suicide prevention training. The signs of crisis are all around us. We believe that quality education empowers all people, regardless of their background, to make a positive difference in the life of someone they know.

Standards of Quality for Family Strengthening & Support Virtual Certification Training

The nationally adopted Standards of Quality for Family Strengthening & Support integrate and operationalize the Principles of Family Support Practice and the Strengthening Families Framework and its research-based evidence-informed 5 Protective Factors.

Family Connection Trainer: LaDonna Collins - Floyd

Trust-Based Relational Intervention

Caregiver Training is a group in-person parent training program. TBRI consists of three sets of harmonious principles: Connecting, Empowering, and Correcting. These principles can be used in homes, schools, orphanages, residential treatment centers, and other environments. They are designed to be used by parents and caregivers with children and youth of all ages and risk levels.

Family Connection Practitioners:

Doug Belisle - Bartow

Gabrielle Stewart - RM