Our train­ings build on the Attach­ment, Self-Reg­u­la­tion, and Com­pe­ten­cy (ARC) frame­work, an evi­dence-based ther­a­peu­tic mod­el that is effec­tive in help­ing chil­dren and adults who care for them address the neg­a­tive impact of trauma. 

Our Curriculum

  • Ten, two-hour train­ing sessions deliv­ered by a Trau­ma Smart Trainer. Click here for descriptions of each training.
  • Deliv­ery is approx­i­mate­ly one-third didac­tic, one-third dis­cus­sion, and one-third hands-on par­tic­i­pa­tion to reach all learners.
  • Pro­vides pre­ven­tion-based tools and skills that can be applied in real life.
  • Includes mate­ri­als that staff can uti­lize in their role right away! To see some exam­ples, please vis­it our Resources page.
  • Builds on the ARC Model developed by Kinniburg and Blaustein. Full reference: Blaustein, M. and Kinniburg, K. (2010). Treating Traumatic Stress in Children and Adolescents: How to Foster Resilience through Attachment, Self-Regulation, and Competency: New York, New York: Guildford Press.