Surfside Tragedy Emotional Support
FREE Seminar on Trauma-Informed Care & Self-Care 

This 1-day seminar presented by Wellspring Counseling is designed for anyone involved with supporting those in the Surfside community who have been affected by the tragedy. This includes pastors, business leaders, teachers, parents, first-responders, social service providers and more.

The event will include 4 talks, discussion groups, assessments and therapeutic demonstrations:

  • What is Trauma? - educates participants on the dynamics of trauma, the normal responses to trauma, the effects and ramifications of unresolved trauma (such as Post Traumatic Stress Disorder).
  • How to Recover from Trauma - provides resources and suggestions for the path to healing. 
  • Caring for the Traumatized - addresses how to recognize and manage trauma symptoms in others. 
  • Self-care for the Caregiver will address vicarious trauma, compassion fatigue, and self-care remedies.

Saturday, September 18th, 10am - 4pm
In-Person at Church by the Sea on Bay Harbor Islands
Limited space, registration is required
Child-care available with reservation
Free refreshments and lunch provided by Church by the Sea

OR

Saturday, September 25th, 9am - 3pm
Remote through zoom
FREE Trauma Resolution Therapy Workshop
This workshop presented by Wellspring Counseling offers trauma therapy to any adult who has been affected in any way by the Surfside tragedy. These are 3-hour events which will include the following:
  • A short introduction to trauma.
  • Two trauma processing activities. This is individual trauma therapy provided in a group setting. The therapy activities are trauma-specific and incorporate experiential therapies.
  • Q&A, wrap-up, handouts with resources.

Saturday, October 9th, 9:30am - 12:30pm
In-Person at Church by the Sea on Bay Harbor Islands
Limited space, registration is required
Child-care available with reservation
Refreshments provided by Church by the Sea
OR

Saturday, October 16th, 9am - 12pm
Remote through zoom
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For more information about Wellspring Counseling, visit www.WellspringMiami.org