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This workshop equips adults, in particular parents and teachers, working with children who’ve encountered trauma. Kierstie Ersch answers 5 key areas adults need to understand when interacting with children either in the home or in the community who have experienced trauma.


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No matter who you are, you will encounter trauma on the field … whether in the lives of those you came to serve, those you serve with, and even in your own personal experience. Have you ever been unsure what to do with the trauma you encounter be that in a teammate or local friend? This 4 workshop bundle is for you! You’ll be equipped in the basics of trauma, have tangible resources in hand, and answers to the key questions you face repeatedly. You no longer have to feel lost or unable to help!

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We’ll discuss answers and themes from the survey we conducted, how to handle the “respectable sins” many of us wrestle with, 3 “simple” takeaways from the survey for your first term, 3 key questions to ask yourself when it comes to sin (and downloadable version to use)

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This bundle includes two workshops: Sin and Resiliency in the First Term and Sin and Resiliency for the Long Haul

Why do we talk about this? Because Jesus LOVES you and wants you to have tools for this part of you life!

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We’ll discuss answers from the survey we conducted, a list of practical suggestions for your first year, 3 “simple” takeaways from the survey for first term, 3 key questions to ask yourself during your first term (and download home art).

Why do we talk about this? Because Jesus LOVES you and you don’t need to go to the field unequipped!

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Lament doesn’t have to be complicated, but it does need to be a part of your spiritual practices. Now it can be! In the first half of this interactive workshop you will experience three different forms of lament. In the second half you will be lead through your own creative lament creation.

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As soon as you purchase you can start your workshop or save it for later.  It will always be accessible on your My Trellis dashboard.  Watch it again and again as it seems relevant.



Every Workshop or Course we offer is equpped with the ability to take notes on the content you are watching.  You can save your notes right on the site and print them later from your My Trellis dashboard.


Once you login you'll be taken to the My Trellis dashboard where you can browse all the workshops and courses you have access to.  You can also view all the notes you've taken and print or manage them.


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How do I access a workshop I purchased?

In the upper right hand corner of the homepage you will see a place to log in. You will use the email and password you created when you purchased. If you forgot your password, don't worry, you can make a new one. When you log in you will see all of the workshops and courses your purchased. Enjoy!

How long do I have access to a workshop?
Forever! Once you purchase a workshop it will be added to your personal portfolio called “My Trellis.” Enter the username and password you created and you will find all of your workshops in “My Trellis.” You may watch a workshop as often as you like.
Can I pause my workshop?
Yes, you can pause at any time—for instance to take notes—and then continue listening when you are ready.
How long is a workshop?

They are videos that tend to run between 45 and 55 minutes. We want you to get your money’s worth without being overloaded.

What is the “notes” feature
I don’t know about you, but I have notes written in this notebook, or on that piece of paper, or on a handout . . . that I either I can’t find, or forget about. We want you to be able to have all of your notes in one place that you can easily access. Every workshop will have a “notes” button below the video, click on it and a notebook will open up on the right-hand side. You may take notes as you listen to the workshop. When you are finished, click save” and your notes will be saved in the “Notes” section of your My Trellis. You may also print or download your notes. At any time you can edit, add to, or delete from your notes. We have formatted your notes so that when you download them they look nice and you shouldn’t need to reformat.
How much does a workshop cost?

The month that a workshop goes live, it is available for $9.99. After the initial month, the workshop will still be available for $19.

Who can participate?
All are welcome! While the Workshop is crafted especially for people who are serving overseas or plan to serve overseas, many of the workshops will offer something to anyone with an interest in Christian cross-cultural work. If you purchase a workshop, it is intended for you and one other (a spouse if married, or teammate if single). Many workshops will be beneficial for a team to watch and discuss together. On the honor system, please purchase the appropriate amount or contact Amy for a group discount.
I clicked on the workshop in My Trellis and nothing worked.
I think you might have clicked on the workshop graphic art. Scroll down and near the bottom of the page you will see Course Content. Under course content you will see the name of the workshop you purchased. Click on the title and you will be able to watch the video.
Do you have closed captioning or subtitles?
At this point, no we do not. The workshops are presented in English.
What if I am a more sensitive area of the world?
We are aware of your sensitivities! I have asked presenters not to use the “m” word and instead talk about cross-cultural work, global workers, and our line of work. You, however, know your context and if these guidelines are enough for you.

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