Child Focus Training Center


Thursday, April 6, 2023 from 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM EDT
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Shelley Drummond 
Child Focus 

Presented by: Soul Bird Consulting

Hosted by: The Resilience Project and Child Focus

             Resilience Project Booster Sessions                Overview and Approaches

                        Thursday, April 6, 2023   10:00am to 1:00pm

                                                       VIRTUAL Only 


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FEE: Attendance is Free

CEU: 2.75

Important fee information regarding CEUs:  $15.00 for 2.75 CEUs for Ohio Licensed Counselors, Social Workers, Marriage and Family Therapists and Psychologists

FREE Department of Developmental Disabilities CEUs- 2.50 PDUs 



In this session we’ll be sharing with parents and providers about the Resilience Project- it’s history, the Resilience Model approaches and basic trauma informed care knowledge to help us all meet each other on the healing journey.  We’ll also go over the Resilience Project E-book that parents, caregivers and providers can use to continue to deepen their understanding of becoming fully trauma responsive in their day-to-day interactions with those they love and support. 


  1. Participants will understand how complex trauma impacts the brain and body.
  2. Participants will understand 5 Resilience Factors.
  3. Participants will trauma informed approaches to healing
  4. Participants will identify trauma responsive practices that help them be more present with those they support.

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.

ABOUT THE PRESENTER: SARAH BUFFIE MSW, LSW is the founding director of Soul Bird Consulting.  Sarah is the Founding Director of Soul Bird Consulting. Sarah believes that nothing has the power to heal like supportive relationshipsSpecializing in trauma responsive care, she helps organizations and individuals disrupt current models of thinking by building empathy and understanding around the effects of trauma.

Sarah has worked in community organizing for over a decade. Her focus is to spread awareness about how trauma affects the brain and body, and teach effective approaches for developing resilience within the people organizations strive to serve, and the people closest to the work: caregivers and direct provider.


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).  

 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: 2.50 Continuing Professional Development Units 

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 CF website under Services Tab, then Education and Training. 

Please note:  Because we are not able to control the room temperature to fit everyone’s needs, we encourage you to dress in layers to better accommodate your personal comfort level.

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