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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 63: Autonomic Nervous System & Trauma

12/4/2018
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Podcasters: Matthew Bennett, Curt Mower, and Dr. Jerry Yager In several past episodes of the Trauma-Informed Lens podcast, we’ve discussed the impact of chronic, unpredictable stressors (e.g., ACEs) on the nervous system. In particular, the Autonomic Nervous System, designed to be highly sensitive to input from our environment, can become sensitized and chronically upregulated in […]

Duration:00:37:56

Episode 62: Heart Rate Variability & Trauma

11/27/2018
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The first podcast in a series focused on the relationship between heart rate variability and trauma, we introduce the concept and provide some initial insights. In 2015, the Journal of Clinical Child & Adolescent Psychology published a unique special issue dedicated to the idea of implementing physiological measures into the assessment of Clinical Child & […]

Duration:00:26:50

Episode 61: Creating Trauma-Informed Communities w/ Mary Donnelly-Crocker

11/13/2018
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Podcasters: Mary Donnelly-Crocker, Matt Bennett, Dr. Jerry Yager Mary Donnelly-Crocker joins Matt and Jerry to discuss her effort to turn Pasadena into a trauma-informed community. Learn how Mary and her organization, Young and Healthy are working to get information about trauma spread throughout the community. Mary demonstrates the power one person has to change the world! […]

Duration:00:34:13

Episode 60: Memories: The Way We Were

11/6/2018
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Podcasters: Matthew Bennett, Curt Mower, & Dr. Jerry Yager Memories and traumatic memories are in the news quite a bit lately. Memories are tricky things, being highly subjective and changing over time. Add trauma to the mix and the situation becomes even more complicated. In this episode, Matt, Curt, and Jerry examine the science behind […]

Duration:00:39:06

Episode 59: The Role of Employment in Recovery

10/31/2018
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Matt, Curt, and Jerry recorded this episode together after their keynote address and workshop at the 4th Annual Colorado Individual Placement & Support (IPS) Conference. IPS is an innovative best practice which positions employment as a component of a client’s recovery process and not something to consider at a later point when the client reaches […]

Duration:00:39:16

Episode 58: Role of Staff Supervision in your Trauma-Informed Journey

10/23/2018
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Podcasters: Matthew Bennett, Curt Mower, & Dr. Jerry Yager In this episode, Matt, Curt, and Jerry take on the question presented in Matt’s previous mini-episode, can you be trauma-informed without a robust staff supervision structure. Some disciplines like social work and mental health have such structures while the health care and education professions usually lack […]

Episode 57: Matt’s Argument for the Role of Staff Supervision in your Trauma-Informed Journey

10/16/2018
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Podcaster: Matthew Bennett Due to technical difficulties, this is a mini episode where Matt makes his best argument supporting the importance of staff supervision in trauma-informed environments. Depending on the traditions/requirements of the profession, some staff get high levels of supervision while other get little if any. In this mini-episode, Matt lies out his best […]

Duration:00:20:05

Episode 56: The Trauma-Informed Life. Are you ready for some football!

10/9/2018
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Podcasters: Matthew Bennett, Curt Mower, & Dr. Jerry Yager In Episode 56 we introduce to a new theme to our podcast, how the trauma-informed paradigm translates into how we view things outside our professional work. In this episode, three big football fans discuss how our understanding of trauma and neurobiology effects how we view the […]

Duration:00:03:18

Episode 55: Talking Trauma Across the Atlantic with Jay Levy & Robin Johnson

10/2/2018
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Podcasters: Jay Levy, Robin Johnson, Matthew Bennett, & Dr. Jerry Yager Jay Levy and Robin Johnson join Matt, Curt, and Jerry to discuss their recent book Cross-Cultural Dialogues on Homelessness: From Pretreatment Strategies to Psychologically Informed Environments which was inspired by conversations surrounding homelessness between providers in the United States and the United Kingdom. In […]

Duration:00:39:57

Episode 54: Finding the Center: Personal Values & Post-Traumatic Growth

9/25/2018
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Podcasters: Matthew Bennett, Curt Mower, & Dr. Jerry Yager Personal values speak to the core of who we are as people. Defining and focusing on values increases resiliency, moral courage, and helps us gain inspiration and strength to face life’s challenges. In this episode, Matt, Curt, & Jerry explore the power of personal values and […]

Duration:00:46:41

Episode 53: From Corn-dogs to Diplomacy!

9/18/2018
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Podcasters: Matthew Bennett, Curt Mower, & Dr. Jerry Yager Matt has been busy working on another analogy! On this episode he tests drives it with Jerry and Curt to discover if it can help guide our thinking about wellness in the recovery and treatment process. Check out this episode and see what it can teach […]

Duration:00:41:05

Episode 52: The Trauma-Informed Lens Podcast Turns 1-year Old!

9/11/2018
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Podcasters: Matt Bennett, Curt Mower, & Dr. Jerry Yager Matt, Curt, and Jerry reflect back on the last year of podcasting. What did we learn? What do we hope you learned? We take this milestone to take a deeper look at the trauma-informed paradigm and our own work. Thanks for listening and supporting us! Discussion […]

Duration:00:36:27

Episode 51: Trauma, Post-Traumatic Growth, & Spirituality with Dr. Olga Vera

9/4/2018
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Podcasters: Dr. Olga Vera, Matthew Bennett, Curt Mower, & Dr. Jerry Yager Reconnecting to spirit, God, faith or a higher power is central to many people’s post-traumatic growth experience. While crucial, spirituality is sometimes difficult to define and even more challenging for helpers to discuss in a way that promotes healing. Psychologist Olga Vera joins […]

Duration:00:37:47

Episode 50: Trauma & Hope

8/28/2018
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Podcasters: Matthew Bennett, Curt Mower, & Dr. Jerry Yager Trauma makes everything about surviving the situation and resulting pain and suffering. While some recover from trauma quickly, others struggle for years and even decades with hopelessness and depression. For most people finding hope is a crucial part of their journey to post-traumatic growth. In this […]

Duration:00:40:08

Episode 49: A Future without Traumatic Memories. A Thought Experiment

8/21/2018
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Podcasters: Matthew Bennett, Curt Mower, & Dr. Jerry Yager A wide range of technologies are evolving that will make it possible to remove traumatic memories. At first glance, these advancements hold great promise for those suffering from PTSD and other difficulties associated with trauma. However, the possible elimination does bring up several ethical dilemmas, therapeutic questions, […]

Duration:00:35:37

Episode 48: Serve and Return Communication

8/14/2018
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Podcasters: Matt Bennett, Curt Mower, & Dr. Jerry Yager In earlier episodes, we introduced the concept of serve and return communication. This week Matt, Curt, and Jerry take a deeper dive into this concept from a scientific and practical standpoint. Serve and return communication strengthens neural connections that support emotional regulations and social engagement. Many […]

Duration:00:40:06

Episode 47: Talking Trauma & Resiliency with Dr. Allison Sampson-Jackson

8/7/2018
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Podcasters: Matthew Bennett, Curt Mower, & Dr. Allison Sampson-Jackson We are excited to welcome Dr. Allison Sampson-Jackson to the show! In past episodes, we discussed the complex relationship between trauma, resiliency, and post-traumatic growth. We’ll continue this exploration with Dr. Sampson-Jackson and find out what her expertise and personal experience taught her about trauma and […]

Duration:00:04:28

Episode 46: Trauma & Growth Mindsets

7/31/2018
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Podcasters: Matthew Bennett, Curt Mower, & Dr. Jerry Yager Following up last week’s discussion on fixed and victim thinking, this week’s episode explores the power of shifting mindsets. Too often trauma leaves people with a negative view of self and world. Identifying fixed mindsets and replacing it with a growth mindset is critical to establishing […]

Duration:00:39:14

Episode 45: Trauma & Fixed Mindsets

7/24/2018
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Podcasters: Matthew Bennett, Curt Mower, & Dr. Jerry Yager Carol Dweck’s groundbreaking research on Growth Mindsets provides a powerful framework for helping those we work with shift from a fix or victim mindset to what Dweck calls a growth mindset. In this episode, Matt, Curt, and Jerry introduce the concept of growth and fixed mindsets […]

Duration:00:40:55

Episode 44: Trauma & the Heart

7/17/2018
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Podcasters: Matthew Bennett, Curt Mower, & Dr. Jerry Yager Trauma’s impact goes well beyond the brain. Trauma affects all systems in the body. With the evolution of technology, we now can measure heart rate and see how specific stimulus affects bodily reactions. Curt and Jerry discuss an innovative approach to measuring heart rate of those […]

Duration:00:40:37