Reimagining Resilience, Part 2: Developing Firmness Tools

Strengthen what you have learned in our Reimagining Resilience 1: Using a Trauma Lens workshop OR build on your own knowledge and experience in our Reimagining Resilience 2: Developing Firmness Tools workshop.

You will focus on strategies for relating to youth that are kind, connected, and firm all at the same time; tools that encourage accountability while maintaining connection.

Ready to register? Below are the next available dates (all are PT).

If you would like to schedule a workshop just for your school or organization, email us at

March 12 & 19, 4:30 – 6:30pm
June 4 & 11, 4:30 – 6:30pm

You’ll gain practical tools you can use to make an immediate improvement in your relationships with young people. Imagine being able to encourage empathy, accountability, internal agency, and problem-solving skills in the children and young people you work with.

Through this interactive series that features practical information, activities, and conversation, you will be able to:

  • Understand the brain’s response to stress, and why safety and connection are foundational in order for young people to learn new skills.
  • Demonstrate a variety of connected and firm responses to challenging behaviors, so that you can create a safe environment for all young people
  • Identify and practice strategies for joint problem-solving, repairing mistakes, and making agreements with young people, so that you can improve your relationships
  • Invite conversations with colleagues about children who are experiencing trauma, so that you can help move your team or school towards awareness and shared understanding

This workshop includes: An online course offered over two 2-hour sessions. A downloadable workbook, and short videos sent before each session to provide foundational information.

Clock hours are available at no additional cost through OSPI for Washington state.

The program fee of $95 includes the cost includes the pre-class videos, course workbook, and connection to peers who share your interest in helping all kids thrive. After the workshop, participants will have access to the workshop recording for two months.