Faith-Based Trauma Informed Care

1 Identity Workshop

Tuesdays beginning September 19, 2023

Who should attend?

  • Faith leaders and pastors wanting to understand more about Trauma Informed Care in a church or ministry setting.
  • Those who have been hurt by the church or church leaders.
  • Individuals wanting to understand how their life experience and trauma has impacted their: depression, anxiety, and reactions to life and others.
  • Persons looking for healing from their past and understanding how their past is impacting the present.
  • Those wanting to understand how development and trauma are underlying a myriad of behaviors such as: addictions, obsessions, compulsions, toxic relationships, and “doing other things I don’t want to do” (Rom 7).
  • Anyone wanting to learn more about developmental and emotional needs and/or psychological injury of a child or adult.
  • The wounded who are confused about why God didn’t stop people from harming them.

LIVE via Zoom and In-Person at
Sherwood Oaks Christian Church—Bedford, IN

Tuesdays 6:15-8:00 pm ET US

Trauma Informed Care/Education Portion Weeks 1-3

All others attend all (8) sessions beginning at week 1.

Zoom Link will be sent to the registration email.

What to Expect from this Workshop

Foundational Created Identity

  • Getting back to basics
  • We have to know our foundation
  • What does Created Identity mean?
  • How has the fall negatively impacted that identity?

Wounds = Behaviors

  • Developmental wounds matter
  • The destruction of worth and value
  • Behaviors are often a result of trauma, the sins of others against us
  • Undoing shame
  • Wounds are used to steal, kill, and destroy

Nervous System Impact

  • Trauma Informed Care
  • Understanding automatic reactions
  • Fight, Flight, Freeze, Fawn, Friend
  • Not always a salvation issue
  • Learning and teaching discernment

Help and Healing

  • Walking alongside the wounded
  • Develop intimacy with God
  • Pure Love casts out Fear
  • Truth dispels Lies
  • Heal your Past