The goal of Safe Space Training is to facilitate conversations. Our hope that thoughtful conversation and interactive activities will bring light to the challenges faced by the LGBTQ Community. And with this knowledge, we hope participants will actively try to create Safe Spaces within their work and personal lives.
The Exploring the Role of ACEs & Trauma in Substance Use Disorder training will convey
a working understanding of Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs), trauma and
post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), and how these are both related to general health outcomes, but particularly substance use disorder.
ACEs and trauma play a large role in substance use disorder. Viewing individuals within the context of their life experiences provides an important lens for recovery. Trauma-informed care and resilience building are key components to recovery that emphasize prevention and rehabilitation.
The training course is suitable for laypersons, including, but not limited to businesses, organizations, community members, correctional facilities, educators, faith groups, government and healthcare professionals, parents and caregivers, pharmacies, school nurses, senior living facilities, sober living communities, treatment, and recovery centers, and more.
Funding provided by KCHN's HRSA Behavioral Healthcare Support afforded the opportunity to contract with Comprehensive Healthcare to hire 2.0 full-time equivalent school-based therapists to serve all Kittitas County school-aged children starting in September 2023.
School-based therapy is a program that helps children and teens cope with any behavioral or mental health concerns which can include: