Children’s Mental Health and Trauma and Resilience

Brie Jordan Cooley outpatient clinician at ChildSavers

Staff Spotlight: Brie Jordan-Cooley, LCSW, RPT

Brie Jordan-Cooley, LCSW, RPT has been at ChildSavers for about three years and we are incredibly thankful to have her as an outpatient therapist. She radiates positivity, always brings new ideas to the table, and is adored by her clients and colleagues alike. A generous grant from the Virginia Health Care Foundation made it possible …

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ChildSavers training the FBI on trauma and resiliency training.

Trauma and Resiliency Training with the FBI

Trauma is not an excuse. It is an explanation. ChildSavers embarked on a bold project in the summer of 2016 when we started our Trauma and Resilience Training and Consultation Program. Since then, we have trained over 23,000 people in the basics of trauma-informed care and 400 trainers to be leaders. Currently, we consult with …

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Positive Responses to Children’s Behavior

Have you ever tried grocery shopping with a hungry child? Adults have a lot on their minds. Deadlines, bills, job stress, phone calls, traffic, and news stories. All this can lead adult minds to focus on the future. Children, on the other hand, focus on the present. They are constantly exploring their world, primarily through …

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How Does Child Abuse Happen and How Can We Stop It

April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month. The topic is one that is undoubtedly tragic. Thinking about it can be painful. As a community, we think we know what child abuse is and what it looks like. We also think we know its negative effects on children. However, I am reminded of the story seldom heard …

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What I’ve Learned from Teaching Trauma and Resilience

I have learned a lot of lessons from teaching about trauma and resilience. In the second half of 2016, ChildSavers trained more than 3,200 people across Virginia. This training was on the basics of trauma-informed care and building resilience in individuals. Our reach went from Petersburg to Northern Virginia and from Southwest Virginia to the Shenandoah …

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