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Reflective & Trauma-Informed Supervision


This training was presented on
January 19 & February 2, 2024


The materials and resources for this workshop are only available to participants. For questions about this workshop, please contact CalTrin.



In this 2-part workshop, participants will develop greater understanding of their own leadership and supervisory style; learn how to prioritize supervisory and leadership goals; and learn the building blocks of reflective supervision. You will also learn the nine core competencies of trauma-informed supervision and how to apply them for your own well-being, staff well-being, and team/organizational climate and culture. Finally, participants will apply the knowledge and skills they have learned in a problem-based learning scenario.


Participants will:

  • Define and recognize the integration and approaches of a reflective and trauma-informed supervisory style 
  • Classify ways to prioritize supervisory goals 
  • Describe the 9 NCTSN Core Competencies 
  • Examine secondary traumatic stress in staff and you 
  • Compile skills for staff and you to support reflective and trauma-informed supervision

Who should attend: People who supervise direct care staff and lead child and family-serving organizations, such as family resource centers, behavioral health, child welfare, juvenile justice, education, health, housing/human services, etc.


Important Training Information:

  • This is an interactive training. Please be prepared to participate in activities such as group discussion, break out rooms, and/or demonstration. Your training experience will be best with the use of a web cam, audio, and a training environment conducive to active participation.
  • This training will NOT be recorded.
  • This is a small-group training. Spaces are limited and there may be a waiting list. Preference will be given to applicants from California. All applicants will be contacted by the week of December 6, 2023.
  • Participants are expected to attend all sessions in this series. If you are interested in this training but cannot attend all sessions, please contact CalTrin to be placed on the waiting list for future trainings.
  • By registering for a CalTrin training, you consent to be added to the CalTrin mailing list. 



Dr. Ashley Brock-Baca is a developmental psychologist with over a decade of experience working in the areas and intersections of behavioral health, early childhood, child welfare, juvenile justice, healthcare, and education. She is a subject-matter expert on trauma-responsive practices, care coordination, and supporting multi-system involved families and those with complex needs. Much of her work is focused on workforce development, organizational development, and system change, including system integration and meaningful youth and family partnership. She has developed competency models, workforce credentialing systems, and training and coaching curricula. These efforts include developing infrastructure to support lived-experience peers in the workforce. Additionally, she has developed several pathways to change and toolkits to support practice innovation aligned with implementation science. She provides organizational development, project design, technical assistance, training, curriculum development, case consultation, and evaluation from a trauma-responsive, resilience-building, and equity-centered lens. 



Senior Research Associate,
Butler Institute for Families