Trauma Stewardship Training for Spiritual Leaders

Providing self-care tools for for leaders

CLC’s Trauma Stewardship Training provides cognitive behavioral techniques for spiritual leaders to reduce burnout, fatigue, and despair. Our curriculum pulls from evidence-based models to help individuals identify and address occupational stress and secondary trauma. Trainees will learn tools, skills, and information to better manage challenges in the workplace and personal life.

Custom Designed Curriculum 

CLC programs are costumed designed to fit the need of every client. Each class incorporates a lesson in neuroscience, kinesthetic movement, and cognitive behavioral exercises. We provide individuals with tools to address stress associated with spiritual work such as work overload, secondary trauma, deadline pressures, funding challenges,  and communication trials with coworkers and community members. 


Our curriculum walks trainees through our three-step structure – Science, Exercise for the Brain and Extension of Self (SEE) – where Individuals learn better impulse control, increased communication skills, healthier habits, improved sleep, and less stress.

CLC Courses Are Built From the Following Subjects

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Neuroscience Lessons:

Introduction to Brain Science

The Effects of Stress on the Brain and Body

How the Autonomic Nervous System Works

Understanding Triggers & Amygdala Hijack

How Trauma Effects the Brain & Body

Trauma-Informed Responses (TIR)s

The Neuroscience of Addictive Behavior

The Effects of Continuous Partial Attention

The Function of the Vagus Nerve

How Mirror Neurons Work

The Brain and Heart Connection  

Cognitive Behavioral Lessons:

Managing Emotions in Difficult Situations

Awareness of Thoughts and Emotions

Building Resiliency

Reducing Stress with Organization

Technology &Continuous Partial Attention

The Effects of Optimism

Mindful Eating and Addictive Behaviors

The Effects of Gratitude on Brain and Body

Understanding Biases

The Science of Kindness

Pre & post evaluations are included with every CLC training. When possible, quantitative measures will be taken for data analysis contributing to ongoing research in the field of neuroscience.