TraumaWise

The New Home for RESPITE

WHOLE CHILD, WHOLE FAMILY, WHOLE COMMUNITY

EQUIPPING FOR HEALING

TraumaWise provides trauma-informed care for children, families, and the community around them. We equip and support families and communities to engage in healing those who have experienced developmental adversity; we do this by offering trainings, tools, resources, wellness resources, and classroom interventions to support educate our community to become trauma-informed!

FOR FAMILIES:

We see you and we are here for you! We have a number of resources available including a Needs Assessment Form and Facebook Community so that you can receive support.

FOR EVERYONE:

  • FACEBOOK COMMUNITY: Join our Facebook Community and become part of a trauma-informed community.

MORE INFO

Renae M. Dupuis
(Director of Trauma and Whole-Person Care)
at renaed@ocunited.org or 714-515-3094

BECOME A PARTNER

Get involved with the TraumaWise Program and step into the gap for community members!

  • BOOK A TRAINING OR WORKSHOP: You can book a Trauma-Informed Environment or TBRI® (Trust Based Relational Intervention) Training at YOUR business, organization, school, or church. Email Renae at renaed@ocunited.org.
  • VOLUNTEER: Join our Trauma-Informed Childcare Team so parents can attend trainings, workshops, and other programs! Fill out a volunteer application today!
  • INTERN: Learn and grow with the OC United TraumaWise Program! Roles include case management, working with children & families, community engagement, program coordination, marketing, and more! Email to Apply
  • WHOLE FAMILY PARTNERSHIP: Become a Whole Family Partner, providing wraparound and tangible support to RESPITE families through a $90/month donation commitment.
  • RESOURCE LIBRARY: Help us fill our Family Resource Library by purchasing books on our Amazon Wish List.
  • CARE COMMUNITIES: Join a Care Community and become a tangible support to a family! Learn more HERE.

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UPCOMING EVENTS & TRAININGS

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  • Making Sense of Your Worth - Teens

    Tuesdays, Jul 6, 13, 27, Aug 3, 10, 17, 24, 31 (7:00pm - 9:00pm)

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  • Adult Wellness Cirlcle (ONLINE)

    Wednesdays, July 7, 14, 21, 28, August 4, 11 (11:00am-12:30pm PST)

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  • TBRI Thursdays | Intro & Overview - July (in-person OR online)

    Thursday, July 8, 15, 22, 29 (6:30pm - 8:30pm)

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  • TBRI Bootcamp

    July 8, 9, 10 (9:00am - 6:00pm)

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  • TBRI Saturdays | Intro & Overview - July

    Saturday, July 17 (9:00am - 5:00pm)

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  • TBRI Skills Lab (ONLINE)

    Saturday, July 31 (9:00am-5:00pm)

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  • TBRI Thursdays | Empowering Principles - August (in-person)

    Thursdays, August 5, 12, 19, 26 (6:30pm-8:30pm)

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  • Trauma-Informed Environments Workshop

    Saturday, August 14 (8:30am - 12:30pm)

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  • Trauma-Informed Environments Workshop

    Saturday, November 13 (8:30am - 12:30pm)

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PARENT AND CAREGIVER TRAININGS

  • TBRI ® (Trust-Based Relational Intervention) Caregiver Trainings
    • Session #1 – Introduction & Overview
    • Session #2 – Empowering Principles
    • Session #3 – Connecting Principles
    • Session #4 – Correcting Principles
    • Session #5 – TBRI Skills Lab
  • Parenting Workshops – Training on specific topics to build strong families and healthy children.
    • Saddleback College – Foster & Kinship Care Education Parenting Classes  FREE parenting classes

WELLNESS & RESILIENCY

  • Making Sense of Your Worth (Adults and Teens) – 8-week class
  • Parent & Adult Wellness Circles
  • Teen Wellness Circles
  • Teen Compass
  • Living Compass 4-Week Classes
    • Grief and Loss
    • Emotional Wellness
    • Wellness Through Spiritual Practices
    • Aging Well
    • Healthy Eating
  • Anchored Bible Study on Self Worth – 10-week class
  • Trauma-Sensitive and Restorative Yoga Classes
  • Family Wellness Workshop – Introductory workshop class for parents of children with developmental adversity. Highlighting Wellness and Resiliency skills for families.
  • Caseworker/Therapist/Caregiver Workshop – Introductory trauma-sensitive workshop class for caseworkers, therapists, and caregivers who support healing families

PARENT & FAMILY DIRECT SUPPORT

  • Parent Mentoring – Linking parent mentors and mentees to provide one-to-one support.
  • Dude’s Night Out – last Wednesday of each month – 6:30-8:30pm – ON HIATUS
  • Online Community & Education – Providing resources, tools, discussion, and education for families in an online community group.
    CONNECT AT www.facebook.com/groups/RESPITE.OCUnited
  • Resource Library – Books, Videos, and other educational material to Parents and Caregivers to support parenting and the healing process

COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT & TRAININGS

  • Trauma-Informed Environments Workshops – 4-hour Trauma-Informed Introductory Training with overview of TBRI® (Trust-Based Relational Interventions)
  • Children’s Ministry Trauma-Informed Training – 2-hour Trauma-Informed Care training for Children’s Ministry programs to introduce TBRI principles.
  • Friends & Family Training – Short training to introduce TBRI principles to Friends and Family of families with kids with developmental adversity.
  • Building Trauma-Sensitive Classrooms Workshops – Workshops and in-service trainings for Educators and Administrators to review Trauma-Informed principles and provide tangible and practical interventions in classroom and school settings.
  • Equipping After-School Program Trainings – Workshops for After- School Program Administrators and Facilitators to learn Trauma-Informed principles and provide practical interventions in classroom & school settings.
  • Local Classroom Support – Provide classroom supplies, intervention “cheat sheets,” and Trauma-Sensitive resources (i.e., fidgets) for teachers of kids with developmental adversity.
  • Community Education Opportunities – Simulcast Conferences, Panel Discussions, Film Screenings and Info Meetings to inform, educate, and engage community members and organizations in the mission of supporting the families of children with developmental adversity.