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Connections Matter Training of Trainers (2-Day, one in-person, one virtual)

Wednesday, July 24th, 2024 from 8:30am to 5:00pm
In-Person in Northwest Georgia & Virtually via Zoom

The Connections Matter Georgia Initiative is a collaboration between the Georgia Center for Child Advocacy and Prevent Child Abuse Georgia focused on effectively educating communities about Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs), trauma, and resiliency. The Connections Matter Workshop is an interactive discussion-based program. This Training of Trainers is a 2-day hybrid in-person/virtual training to train accepted applicants to deliver the Connections Matter Georgia training. The TOT will include a review of course content, interactive breakouts and activities, teach-back practice with feedback, virtual adaptations, manual overview, and review of website and marketing materials.

Note: Participation and verification in a Connections Matter Georgia workshop is a prerequisite. If you haven't taken the training yet or need a refresher, please register for a Connections Matter Georgia workshop that will take place before July 24, 2024. The dates and times for these trainings are on the Attend a Prevention Training tab on your left.

This is a 2-day hybrid in-person/virtual training:
- Wednesday, July 24, 2024 from 8:30am to 5:00pm in-person in Northwest Georgia
- Virtual Meeting through Zoom on August 8th from 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Target Audience:
Parents, Caregivers, Community Members, Child-Serving Professionals, Healthcare/Human Services Providers, Faith Organizations, Educators, Business

Topics covered include:
- Connection between trauma, brain development, resilience, and health
- Concrete knowledge about Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) using Georgia data
- Strategies for increasing and improving your own connections
- Tools for strengthening both personal and community resilience
- Action planning and next steps for how you can make a difference
- Resources on trauma-informed care and implementation

$500.00 per trainer

An application is required to be considered for this training. Please click the Apply Now button below to be redirected to the application. Once the application is reviewed by the Connections Matter Georgia team, applicants will receive communication for how to precede.

Our Impact in 2023

  • Units of Service to Ensure Ongoing Safety & Well-being

    14, 676

  • Forensic Interviews


  • Adults Trained

    15, 238

  • Hours of Therapy


  • DeKalb County
  • Fulton County
  • DHS
  • National Children's Alliance
    National Children's Alliance
  • DOJ
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