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RESPONSE-ABLE Parenting for Trauma Healing with the Post Institute Co-Founder, Kristi Saul

April 25 @ 6:00 pm 8:00 pm

Course Description

Learn some of the brain development basics and how this can inform our developing a new parenting model. Explore not only physical and cognitive development, but also emotional development, which is such a growth need for children from hard places. We will look at the significant impact of trauma and how we’re doing the regulation work. Crisis prevention and not intervention is one of the many goals of this response-able approach. Learn tried and true, tested techniques, such as time in or the 3 R’s to support healthy emotional development. Our virtual, live training will conclude with time for question and answer with the therapist trainer, Kristi Saul, Co-Founder of the Post Institute.

After this course, participants will be able to:

1) Describe basic brain development.

2) Recognize the impact of trauma.

3) Explore behavior as a form of communication and likely resulting from trauma.

4) Be introduced to practical techniques for response-able parenting, such as crisis prevention, time in and the 3R’s to.

5) Do the work to regulate yourself and show up to love your child no matter what!

Therapist Trainer Biography

Kristi Saul holds a master’s degree from the University of Central Oklahoma with a focus in Family Therapy. She is the cofounder of The Post Institute, alongside Bryan Post. The Post Institute has provided trauma informed education, support, coaching, and therapeutic homes for over 20 years. Ms. Saul is a mother of 2 children. One child with complex trauma related to special medical needs, and the other an adopted child with a history of complex emotional and physical trauma. With over 30 years of experience in working with families and children, Kristi brings a wealth of experience, wisdom, and compassion to her work. Kristi is an author of numerous articles and podcasts related to trauma, the impact of trauma, and what we can do as parents, caregivers, and professionals to help create healing.  Kristi also serves as the head parenting coach for the Post Institute, teaching and supporting families in their healing journey for over 20 years. Kristi’s deep, applicable understanding of the impact of stress on the mind body system, and the solutions she offers, have been proven effective by families across the globe in creating healing for children and adults.  It is said by many that, “the approach is simple, but not always easy.” Unraveling our own early life experiences, internal stories, and even our own traumatic experiences that we bring from childhood into adulthood, is an ongoing process of healing, bringing peace to ourselves, our families, and our communities.

Online Registration Required to Receive Zoom Joining Link:

Please complete the online form below to register for this virtual training. Watch your email to receive the zoom link to join. A training certificate can be requested after attending in the evaluation for 2 hours. Reach out to Judy@helponechild.org to request a virtual one to one match for childcare or with any questions about receiving your certificate.


April 25
6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
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CA United States

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