Following the webinar David Treleaven taught on January 2021 for the IPC, we’re very happy to refer you to his complete online training.
If you’re ready to develop the skills necessary to support trauma survivors with mindfulness, we encourage you to register for this comprehensive, two-part training. You’ll discover the fundamental components of recognizing and responding skillfully to trauma AND advanced tools and distinctions that can help you support trauma survivors on their path to recovery in mindfulness practice.
The Complete Trauma-Sensitive Mindfulness Training: A Two-Part Comprehensive Training for Mindfulness Providers
Training in English
The TSM Complete Training is a first-of-its-kind, professionally accredited program covering the fundamental principles of preventing retraumatization and advanced tools that support trauma survivors on their path to recovery.
It includes 15 modules with multiple components, including guest faculty sessions with Tara Brach, Rick Hanson, Rhonda Magee, Christopher Germer (co-creator of Mindful Self-Compassion), and Babette Rothschild (author of The Body Remembers) among others.
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David carefully structured this self-paced training into two parts:
- Part One – Trauma-Sensitive Mindfulness: The Introductory Guide to Recognizing Trauma, Responding Skillfully, and Preventing Retraumatization
- Part Two – Advanced Trauma-Sensitive Mindfulness: Widening the Window of Tolerance and Supporting Trauma Recovery
The part one of the training includes six, pre-recorded 60-minute Course Sessions and five, pre-recorded 60-minute Engagement Sessions (Q&A content for each specific module).
Topics for these pre-recorded modules include:
- Module one: facing the trauma that surrounds us
- Module two, exploring the window of tolerance and why it matters
- Module three: understanding the double-edged sword of mindful attention
- Module four: keeping the body in mind
- Module five: leveraging the power of relationship
- Bonus workshop: working with social context
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Once you complete Part One of the training you can expect to be:
- Confident in identifying non-verbal signs of traumatic stress
- Equipped with a diverse set of modifications to offer people you’re working with, including different internal and external anchors of attention
- Informed about the ways trauma can manifest in communities you work and practice with
- Clear about the relationship between interoceptive and exteroceptive sensations, and how this relates to trauma-sensitive mindfulness practice
- Secure in knowing you’re doing everything you can to prevent retraumatization in your mindfulness work
In Part Two of The Complete Trauma-Sensitive Mindfulness Training, Advanced Trauma-Sensitive Mindfulness, the foundational competencies you’ve gained in Part One will take flight. Through lecture, case study, and notable guest faculty members, you’ll learn advanced skills to help you support people in their trauma recovery process and over the course of their lives.
Part Two of the training offers you immediate access to a 75-minute Course Orientation, seven, pre-recorded 60-minute Classroom Sessions, seven, 60-minute Guest Faculty Sessions, and seven, 90-minute Engagement (Q&A) Sessions.
Topics for these pre-recorded modules include:
- Orientation: meeting the moment
- Module one: mindful gauges
- Module two: generating safety
- Module three: trauma and resilience
- Module four: trauma-sensitive body scans
- Module five: mindfulness self-compassion
- Module six: truth, reality and social context
- Module seven: cultivating presence
- Final: towards completion
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After Part Two of the Complete TSM training, you will be:
- Equipped with practices that enhance people’s resilience, self-compassion, and sense of choice and agency
- Confident in helping people self-generate safety in their mindfulness practice
- Informed about cultural adaptations of mindfulness practice through a trauma-sensitive lens
- Proficient in offering mindful body-scans in a trauma-sensitive way
- Clear about the relationship between mindfulness, trauma, and self-compassion
- Certified as a Trauma-Sensitive Mindfulness practitioner through our program (up to 20 Continuing Education Units available)
Here’s what a few graduates of the training have shared about their experience with David teachings:
“David Treleaven is a superb teacher and guide in navigating trauma-sensitive mindfulness. Using case studies, practice opportunities, and innovative approaches, he skillfully and step-by-step brings clarity to what is needed to a variety of professionals, including therapists, educators, meditation teachers, and more.”
—Lynn Koerbel, MPH, Assistant Director, MBSR Teacher Education & Curricula Development at the Mindfulness Center at Brown University School of Public Health
“This was the single best course I’ve ever taken. The authenticity, integrity, and care of the delivery were unparalleled.”
—Lyssa Menard, Founder of Strategies for Change, Business Coach and Health Psychologist
“David’s work has been invaluable to students during my mindfulness classes to outpatient veterans. Introducing the principles of trauma-sensitive mindfulness beginning with the orientation session has made it easier for Vets with any trauma.”
—Rich Cohen, Certified Mindfulness, MBSR, and MBI Teacher, RYT200 Yoga Teacher