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The trauma-informed paradigm is challenging traditional views and approach in a wide variety of areas in education, social work, psychology, and public health. Each week the Trauma-Informed Lens Podcasters Curt Mower, Jerry Yager, and Matthew Bennett explore aspects of the trauma-informed paradigm and how it challenges traditional views of service delivery and current events. Join the revolution!

The trauma-informed paradigm is challenging traditional views and approach in a wide variety of areas in education, social work, psychology, and public health. Each week the Trauma-Informed Lens Podcasters Curt Mower, Jerry Yager, and Matthew Bennett explore aspects of the trauma-informed paradigm and how it challenges traditional views of service delivery and current events. Join the revolution!
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The trauma-informed paradigm is challenging traditional views and approach in a wide variety of areas in education, social work, psychology, and public health. Each week the Trauma-Informed Lens Podcasters Curt Mower, Jerry Yager, and Matthew Bennett explore aspects of the trauma-informed paradigm and how it challenges traditional views of service delivery and current events. Join the revolution!

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Episodes

Episode 95: Big Idea Series: Meaning of Life

8/20/2019
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Podcasters: Matt Bennett & Dr. Jerry Yager In this episode, we continue our exploration the intersection of some of the biggest and most powerful ideas in history and modern science using Johnathan Haidt’s The Happiness Hypothesis as our guide. This week we put the trauma-informed lens on the meaning of life. How does helping those […]

Duration:00:45:18

Episode 94: Big Idea Series: Higher Powers and Experiences

8/13/2019
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Podcasters: Matt Bennett & Dr. Jerry Yager In this episode, we continue our exploration the intersection of some of the biggest and most powerful ideas in history and modern science using Johnathan Haidt’s The Happiness Hypothesis as our guide. This week we put the trauma-informed lens on the concept of higher powers and experiences. How […]

Duration:00:45:05

Episode 93: Big Idea Series: Virtue

8/6/2019
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Podcasters: Matt Bennett & Dr. Jerry Yager In this episode, we continue our exploration the intersection of some of the biggest and most powerful ideas in history and modern science using Johnathan Haidt’s The Happiness Hypothesis as our guide. This week we put the trauma-informed lens on the concept of virtue. How does the research […]

Duration:00:42:21

Episode 92: Big Idea Series: “What doesn’t kill you makes you stronger”

7/30/2019
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Podcaster: Matt Bennett & Dr. Jerry Yager In this episode, we continue our exploration the intersection of some of the biggest and most powerful ideas in history and modern science using Johnathan Haidt’s The Happiness Hypothesis as our guide. This week we put the trauma-informed lens on the positive and negative effects of adversity. We […]

Duration:00:35:27

Episode 91: Big Idea Series: Love and Attachment – Through the Lifespan

7/22/2019
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In this episode, we continue our exploration the intersection of some of the biggest and most powerful ideas in history and modern science using Johnathan Haidt’s The Happiness Hypothesis as our guide. This week we put the trauma-informed lens on the environmental impact on love. We explore the history of attachment theory and what that […]

Duration:00:37:11

Episode 90: Big Idea Series: Environment and Happiness

7/16/2019
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Podcasters: Matt Bennett & Dr. Jerry Yager In this episode, we continue our exploration the intersection of some of the biggest and most powerful ideas in history and modern science using Johnathan Haidt’s The Happiness Hypothesis as our guide. This week we put the trauma-informed lens on the environmental impact on happiness, depression, and our […]

Duration:00:37:00

Episode 89: Big Idea Series: Hypocrisy

7/9/2019
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In this episode, we continue our exploration the intersection of some of the biggest and most powerful ideas in history and modern science using Johnathan Haidt’s The Happiness Hypothesis as our guide. This week we put the trauma-informed lens on hypocrisy. Why do people seem to act against their own beliefs and values? Does the […]

Duration:00:40:55

Episode 88: Big Idea Series: Reciprocity

7/2/2019
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In this episode, we continue our exploration the intersection of some of the biggest and most powerful ideas in history and modern science using Johnathan Haidt’s The Happiness Hypothesis as our guide. This week we put the trauma-informed lens on reciprocity. We explore how reciprocity might explain our own behavior and choices and the role […]

Duration:00:37:56

Episode 87: Big Idea Series: Changing Your Mind

6/25/2019
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In this episode, we continue our exploration the intersection of some of the biggest and most powerful ideas in history and modern science using Johnathan Haidt’s The Happiness Hypothesis as our guide. This week we put the trauma-informed lens on the process of changing how our minds operate in the world. Both the historical wisdom […]

Duration:00:45:10

Episode 86: Big Idea Series: The Divided Brain

6/18/2019
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Welcome to the first podcast in our Big Idea Series where we explore the intersection of some of the biggest and most powerful ideas in history and modern science using Johnathan Haidt’s The Happiness Hypothesis as our guide. In this episode, we put the trauma-informed lens on the idea of the divided self. Throughout history, […]

Duration:00:42:47

Episode 85: Trauma-Informed Systems, Chronic Stress, & Shared Trauma

6/4/2019
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Podcasters: Matt Bennett & Dr. Jerry Yager In this episode, Matt and Jerry wrap up our Trauma-Informed Workplace series. We finish by looking at the second half of Dr. Bloom’s great article Organizational Stress as a Barrier to Trauma-Informed Service Delivery. We focus on the challenges facing helping organizations and how we can overcome them. Discussion […]

Duration:00:29:18

Episode 84: Trauma-Organized Systems and Parallel Processes

5/21/2019
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Podcasters: Matt Bennett, Curt Mower, & Dr. Jerry Yager In this episode, Matt, Curt, and Jerry start to explore an article that impacted all our thinking in a major way. Dr. Sandra Bloom’s Organizational Stress as a Barrier to Trauma-Informed Service Delivery is a must read for anyone working in the helping professions. We start […]

Duration:00:42:39

Episode 83: Shared Leadership in Trauma-Informed Organizations

5/14/2019
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Podcasters: Matt Bennett, Curt Mower, & Dr. Jerry Yager In this week’s episode Matt, Curt, and Jerry discuss the role of shared leadership, democracy, and collaborative decision making in trauma-informed workplaces. Shared leadership empowers people and brings out the best in all of us. Learn how to think and integrate this concept into your organization. […]

Duration:00:44:16

Episode 82: Structuring a Trauma-Informed Transformation Process Part 3

4/30/2019
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Podcasters: Matthew Bennett, Curt Mower, and Jerry Yager In this episode, we conclude our investigation on how programs and organizations integrate trauma-informed practices. The previous two episodes covered the first four steps of the process: training, finding a starting point, creating a team, and policy and practice review. The final step of implementation and measurement is […]

Duration:00:47:08

4/23/2019
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Podcasters: Matthew Bennett, Curt Mower, and Jerry Yager We continue our investigation on how programs and organizations integrate trauma-informed practices. One crucial task in this journey entails a group of people reviewing policies, procedures, and approaches with a trauma-informed lens. In this episode, Matt, Curt, and Jerry examine this vital step and how to set it up for success. Discussion Questions:

Duration:00:40:02

Episode 80: Structuring a Trauma-Informed Transformation Process

4/15/2019
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The research on trauma leads us to our 80 hour of podcasting. While all this research might seem overwhelming, our ability to integrate it into practices is critical to help those we serve. Continuing our trauma-informed workplace series, Matt, Curt, and Jerry discuss how to structure a trauma-informed transformation process. Discussion Questions:

Duration:00:41:16

Episode 79: Setting up a Trauma-Informed Transformation Process

4/8/2019
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How do you become Trauma-Informed? As the paradigm continues to spread, more and more organizations are asking these crucial questions. Continuing our exploration into trauma-informed workplaces, Matt, Curt, and Jerry explore how to set up a change process to help organizations integrate trauma-informed principles into their DNA. Discussion Questions: Is your organization ready for a […]

Duration:00:46:40

Episode 78: From Punishment to Discipline to Accountability in Trauma-Informed Organizations

4/2/2019
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Podcasters: Matt Bennett & Curt Mower Due to high levels of stress, helping organizations are always at risk of falling into rigid and authoritative ways of thinking and acting. One manifestation of this rigidity is the overuse of punitive action where those in power punish those they have power over without stepping back to look […]

Duration:00:39:43

Episode 77: Stress, Burnout, & Traumas: Why Helping Organizations are Unique

3/26/2019
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Podcasters: Matthew Bennett & Curt Mower In this episode, Curt and Matt explore the differences between an organization that works with trauma and those in other industries. Because of our high rates of burnout, emotional labor, and vicarious and secondary trauma, our wellness is challenged every day in ways that workers in other industries do […]

Duration:00:41:15

Episode 76: Emotional Labor, Emotional Intelligence, & Working with Trauma

3/19/2019
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Podcasters: Matthew Bennett, Curt Mower, & Dr. Jerry Yager Pain, shame, self-doubt, suffering, depression, anxiety, anger are just a few of the emotions we encounter working with people struggling with trauma. We create safe places for people to express their emotions and heal from trauma. In this episode, Matt, Curt, and Jerry examine what makes […]

Duration:00:42:37