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Training Opportunities

During the quickly evolving COVID-19 situation, we are monitoring training plans day-by-day. We will be deciding on how to proceed with currently planned training events based on the official guidance of public organizations, size and scale of events, location, and the decisions of our hosting agencies. The health and well-being of our staff, trainers and participants is of utmost importance.

Participants should make their own decisions regarding traveling to and attending group events, in conjunction with their health care provider and employer. We understand that, given the situation, registered participants may decide to not attend events.

As soon as a decision is made to cancel or postpone an event that you are registered for, you will be notified by our staff.

Theory & Praxis: Using Ancestral Wisdom to Address Systemic Oppression

Wednesday, September 22, 2021
9:00 am PDT12:00 pm PDT

Presented by Veronica X. Valadez and Gabriel A. Orosco from Ehecatl Wind Philosophies.

In this final part of the series, founders of Ehecatl Wind Philosophy, Gabriel Orosco and Veronica Valadez, will build upon the
knowledge shared in previous sessions to analyze and identify how white supremacy, generational poverty, and trauma are
perpetuated and maintained at the individual and systemic levels. This interactive 2-part workshop will assist participants in using
ancestral wisdom and decolonial frameworks to identify root causes of generational poverty and trauma in order to best address
the needs of those agencies served.

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Virtual Child Abduction Investigation for Rural Counties

Wednesday, September 22, 2021
10:00 am PDT12:00 pm PDT

The California Child Abduction Training Project has created a Multi-Disciplinary Child Abduction Training for rural counties. This training introduces participants to a multi-disciplinary approach to assist professionals working within all facets of child abduction.

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Child Abduction Intervention and Resource Training

Tuesday, October 19, 20218:30 amWednesday, October 20, 20214:30 pm
Burbank, CA

This basic training introduces participants to a multidisciplinary approach to assist professionals working within all facets of child abduction. This is an opportunity for county partners to increase their understanding of the roles of each agency and network with partner agencies towards a more coordinated response for missing and abducted children.

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The World Is Burning, You Need More Than A Pedicure: Managing Trauma Exposure Response

Wednesday, October 27, 2021
9:00 am PDT12:00 pm PDT

Presented by Dr. Lauren Maltby and Dr. Brandi Liles

In this three-hour interactive workshop, participants will discuss “self-care solutions” that are often offered to relieve the effects of vicarious trauma, and how those solutions are ultimately insufficient and ineffective. Participants will be introduced to new skills focused on increasing healthy emotional engagement in trauma-work and processing their trauma-related feelings more deeply.

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