Trauma Informed Care Training - Part 4: Grounding as an Essential Strategy to Calm an Activated Nervous System
September 21, 2023
2 - 3 p.m. EST
We’ll discuss the grounding techniques a resident can use when emotionally stimulated and experiencing distress. Integrating grounding strategies into care plans will give staff more capacity to uphold trauma-informed principles such as safety, trust, empowerment and collaboration.
- Define the concept of grounding and why this method of distraction supports a person with an activated nervous system.
- Name three grounding strategies.
- Consider collaborating with residents and their families to integrate these strategies into the care plan.