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Virtual Trainings

PAAR is offering remote and virtual trainings on a variety of topics – some geared towards those in a professional capacity and also some specifically procured for anyone to attend. Current offerings and details for each are listed below, along with applicable links to register:

Current Scheduled Virtual Trainings:


  • Understanding Trauma and Sexual Violence – Date/Time TBD
  • Trauma-Informed Care – Date/Time TBD
  • Developing a Response to Disclosure – Date/Time TBD
  • Wellness in the COVID-19 Crisis – Date/Time TBD


Details for each training, as well as a link to register are below: 

Understanding Trauma and Sexual Violence

This training will explore the dynamics of sexual violence and abuse, including the impact trauma has on our body and brain.


  • Define and explore the dynamics of sexual violence and child sexual abuse
  • Gain an understanding of Trauma Theory and how the body/brain are impacted
  • Understand triggers, flashbacks and other common symptoms
  • Learn about PAAR services

Trauma-Informed Care

This training will review why the pillars of Trauma-Informed Care are beneficial in promoting healing, going more in-depth with concrete strategies for implementing the pillars as a service provider. What TIC actually means and implementing it with the people you work with.


  • Understanding the principles of trauma-informed care
  • Strategies for implementing the principles as a service provider
  • Understanding Compassion Fatigue and making a plan for wellness and self-care

Developing a Response to Disclosure

This training will help participants create a trauma-informed response to potential disclosure, including understanding the process of disclosure.


  • Identify barriers that prevent survivors from disclosing sexual violence
  • Build skills to support a survivor through a disclosure and facilitate a connection to services
  • Understand the dynamics of being a mandated reporter during a disclosure
  • Open Q+A Time with PAAR staff

Wellness in the COVID-19 Crisis

The COVID-19 pandemic is a global crisis and induces symptoms of trauma for everyone in the community. This workshop will take the trauma-informed skills and techniques we implement with clients, applying them to the global crisis and helping participants think about their own wellness.


  • Mindfulness 101
  • Grounding and breathing techniques
  • Guided visualization to promote sleep
  • Demonstration of art-based mindfulness activities