Restoring Balance Consulting provides community based trauma training workshops, available to assist community organizations, agencies and services to develop the necessary skills to work with clients who have experienced trauma.

Community workers, caregivers and first responders often support those dealing with the impacts of trauma, which can be challenging and stressful. However, having an understanding of trauma and post traumatic stress disorder, and knowledge of basic communication skills can help make the difference when supporting those who have been impacted by trauma.

Types of workshops customized to the needs of the community organization or agency:

  • Understanding Trauma, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder and Communication Skills.
  • Basic Counseling/Communication Skills (working with Trauma Survivors)
  • Grief and Loss Workshop
  • Lateral Violence in the Workplace.
  • Anger Management
  • Stress Management in the Workplace.


Who could benefit from attending the available workshops?


Personnel, caregivers and first responders ho support those dealing with different types of trauma i.e. :

  • Health Directors/Managers
  • Mental Health Counselors
  • Child-and Youth Service Workers
  • Military Staff
  • Domestic Violence and Victim Service Workers
  • Medical Service Providers (Doctors, Nurses etc )
  • Alcohol and Drug Counselors
  • Family Support Workers
  • Caregivers
  • Criminal Justice Workers
  • First Responders
  • Disaster Relief Services
  • Programs for Human Trafficking/ Torture Victims
  • Women Shelter staff
  • Treatment Centre staff
  • Suicide Prevention Workers
  • Homeless Shelter and Street Workers
  • Youth Workers
  • Administrative
  • Education Staff

 The benefits of attending the trauma training workshop:

  • On-site workshop and/or presentation at your agency, organization or First Nation community.
  • Assists community workers to explore new and helpful ways to work with and support community members.
  • Increase knowledge base for basic communication skills in order to support those who have experienced or witnessed a traumatic event.
  • Immediate positive impact on your personal and professional life.
  • Create a healthy agency or organization
  •  Awareness of complex trauma, vicarious and secondary and compassion fatigue,burnout,lateral violence, and workplace stress.
  • Obtain various healing and self-care exercises to maintain balance in one’s personal and professional life.
  • Enhance basic communication/counseling skills with clients and colleagues.