Healing After Trauma: Getting Through The Aftermath


3 CE’s provided for: Counselors, Social Workers, RN’s


Time: 9:00AM-12:00PM (registration begins at 8:45AM)

Date: Friday, March 5th, 2020

Location: Lima Community Church- Located in Journey Building

Cost: Regular $40 / Students $25


Mental Health professionals are seeing an increased amount of trauma in clients they serve. This workshop will enhance understanding of the healing process following a trauma and equip attendees with practical techniques to help clients move toward hope.

  • Participants will be able to describe the phases of healing after trauma

  • Participants will be able to describe specific techniques to implement with clients who have experiences trauma

  • Participants will be able to describe how to rebuild self-esteem


Presented By: Anita Rowe, MA, LPCC

Anita obtained her master’s degree in Counseling from Liberty University in 2012. She recently moved to Lima and works part time at Counseling Awareness Center and also does virtual therapy through Teladoc. She has prior experience in private practice, community agency, equine therapy, as well as collaborating with the court to help adolescents and adults in the criminal justice system. Anita specializes in trauma, recovery from divorce, breakup, or abuse, as well as grief, depression and anxiety.

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This pandemic has touched everyone’s life in some way. The ripple effect has impacted job security, emotional and mental health, relationships, experiences, memories, celebrations, faith, and more. And the prolonged stress of the uncertainty is taking a toll. However, there is hope! We are equipped with incredible minds and tools to use to help rein in our thoughts and take action steps that positively impact our mental, emotional, physical, and spiritual health. We are created to be resilient and to live with hope! 

Cornerstone of Hope Lima invites you to take part in our Pandemic Hope & Resilience Workshop which will include the following:

  • Provide psychoeducation regarding the impact of psychological stress and various types of grief as a result of the pandemic 

  • Assist participants in self-awareness of losses, stress symptoms, and emotions 

  • Equip participants with practical skills for healthy coping and healthy thinking, maintaining routine and productivity, being intentionally connective, recognizing strengths, utilizing gratefulness, and implementing forward thinking through a resilient mindset

  • Understanding how each individual has been equipped to be resilient and live with hope!


*Each participant will create a personalized “My Pandemic Hope & Resilience Plan” during the workshop to reflect on tools and techniques they are equipped with as we walk through this pandemic. 



Interlocking Bricks


Interlocking bricks provide a vehicle for endless possibilities in a manner kids can understand and interact with. This will be a fun, unique, hands-on training all done with interlocking bricks that will provide you with the following:

  • Education to help children better understand how their brains are wired

  • Self-Regulation and calming strategies for children

  • Healthy expression of emotion through colors and building

  • Ways to help children challenge their negative thinking

  • Tools to guide children to rethink their behavior and process life situations

  • Practical techniques to enable children to cope with stressful situations

  • Positive behavior reinforcement, strengths and confidence building


Evidence-based Education and Treatment Implications for Families in Transition Due to Divorce and/or Remarriage  

  • Understand realistic expectations in step-family and co-parenting situations

  • Learn how to effectively communicate to parents how to manage parental responsibility personally and with all parties involved in child’s life

  • Learn positive communication/relationship skills including healthy expression of emotions by parents and children

  • Recognize effective parenting styles, implement healthy boundaries and navigate discipline and consequences in dual family situations

  • Assess what children need from parents during dual family transitions


Best Practices and Effective Techniques When Working With Couples 


This workshop is designed to help clinicians and other professionals understand some of the most common struggles that couples face in their relationship.  We will discuss the best practices to keep in mind when working with couples including setting appropriate goals, boundaries, and expectations.  We will also discuss effective techniques that can be used to assess the needs of the couple, enhance positive communication, and establish a safe environment. By the end of the training, participants will be able to:

  • Understand common areas of stress and dissatisfaction in relationships including but not limited to differences in values, finances, and infidelity.

  • Identify best practices to use when working with couples to avoid dual relationships, triangulation, and keeping secrets.     

  • Describe effective treatments used with couples to promote healthy communication and fulfillment of needs.




Available For: Retreats, Conferences, Events, Churches, Schools & Community Organizations


Training & CEU Topics

  • Anticipatory Grief

  • Boundaries

  • Building Up Kids Interlocking Bricks

  • Creative Interventions

  • Ethics

  • Grief & Traumatic Loss

  • Group Dynamics & Interventions

  • Integrating Counseling & Faith

  • Parent support for emotions, self-regulation & behavior in kids

  • Self-regulations

  • Stress, Anxiety & Depression

  • Valuing client/patients

  • Additional topics tailored to your team training or CEU needs


Training Fees

  • $150 per hour

  • Mileage will be factored into final cost based on distance from Cornerstone of Hope LIMA office


If you would like more information on our trainings and what we offer, please contact our office at 419-581-9138 or email

2963 Blue Jacket Court | Lima, Ohio 45806

p. 419.581.9138

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