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Fri, Jan 07



Resilience Based De-escalation Part 1

It is Highly Recommended to Register and Attend Part Two FEE: Attendance is Free Important fee information regarding CEUs: $15.00 for 2.75 CEUs for Ohio Counselors, Social Workers, Marriage and Family Therapists and Psychologists

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Resilience Based De-escalation Part 1
Resilience Based De-escalation Part 1

Time & Location

Jan 07, 2022, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM


About the Event

Resilience Based De-Escalation Training is designed to develop felt safety and build resilience interventions for both the learner and those they serve in a way that is practical and accessible to everyone. The neuroscience-based strategies in this training provide a roadmap to felt safety, de-escalation and prevention.


After Completion of PART 1 , Learners will be able to:

1. Identify ways to create felt safety for the learner and those they serve.

a. Developing a Felt Safety Plan for the learner.

b. Developing a Felt Safety Plan for those served.

After Completion of PART 2 (February 4, 2022), Learners will be able to:

1. Prevent and address crisis situations nonviolently by using interventions in the Felt Safety Manual.

2. Identify ways to build resilience for the learner and those they serve.

WHO’S INVITED? This session is designed for those who have a basic understanding of trauma and wish to become more knowledgeable and skilled in supporting those who have experienced complex trauma.  The interventions and supports described in this training are designed for use not just by clinicians, but also direct support staff, family members and others who interact with and care for the person who has experienced trauma.


The Resilience Project is administered by Greater Cincinnati Behavioral Health Services (GCBH) with the support of these partner agencies: Child Focus, Inc., Hamilton County DD Services, Clermont County Board of DD, Clermont and Butler County FCF, and HOPE Community Center for Mental Wellness. The Resilience Project is funded by a grant from Ohio Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services (OhioMHAS) and Ohio Department of Developmental Disabilities (DODD).

Mary Vicario LPCC-S is a Certified Trauma Specialist who holds a Certificate in Traumatic Studies from The Child Trauma Center at The Justice Resource Institute.  She has over 30 years of experience working with survivors turning the latest research into interventions for all ages and abilities. She was an American Counseling Association delegate to China & Mongolia, participated in a conference on human trafficking and guest lectured at Universities in Germany, receives training at International Trauma Conferences and Harvard Medical School, is a trainer for Ohio Child Welfare, co-authored the Foster Parents' Survival Guide, an article on Relational-Cultural Play Therapy in The International Journal of Play Therapy, trauma-responsive curricula and a textbook chapter on the neurobiology of attachment, trauma and repair from infant to adolescence in Counseling Children & Adolescents:  Connecting Theory, Development & Diversity, Sondra Smith-Adcock and Catherine Tucker Eds.  Mary is honored to provide Trauma Responsive Care Certification through the Tristate Trauma Network for anyone working with trauma survivors.   Mary can be reached at

When you register for this training, you’ll also receive the Growing Resilience email with new approaches, updates, and invitations to future trainings. You can unsubscribe any time via the “opt-out” link at the bottom of all our emails.

Continuing Education

Counselors, Social Workers, and Marriage and Family Therapists: The Child Focus, Inc. Training Center is approved through the Ohio Counselor and Social Worker Board. This program is offered for 2.75 clock hours of continuing education for counselors, social workers, and marriage and family therapists. Social Work Provider#: RSX129410 Counselor Provider#: RCX029503 Marriage and Family Therapist Provider#: RTX091001                                                                                                                                                Psychologists: The Child Focus, Inc. Training Center is approved by the Ohio Psychological Association MCE program to offer continuing education for Ohio psychologists. This program is offered for 2.75 clock hours of continuing education for psychologists. Child Focus, Inc., 00PD-3109-52668, maintains responsibility for the program.                                                                                                                                      Department of Developmental Disabilities- Pending Approval

Cancellation Policy: The Training Center must be notified 7 days prior to a training via telephone, fax or email in order to cancel a registration and receive a full refund.

We will send information regarding updates and cancellations to the email address used to register for the training. We will also have this information updated on the CFI website under the Training Tab.

Child Focus, Inc. Training Center is accessible to wheelchairs. If you need any of the auxiliary aids or services identified in the Americans with Disabilities Act, please contact Melanie Palmer at

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