How does stress negatively impact your life? This workshop will delve into the body’s natural response to stress and use this as a lens for understanding the impact of trauma on human thinking and behavior. Participants will learn simple stress-reduction techniques they can use anywhere and learn how to help others cope with stressful situations.
Claire Louge: Claire Louge is the Executive Director of Prevent Child Abuse Arizona, a statewide non-profit organization that collaborates, educates and advocates to strengthen families and protect children.
Claire obtained her Bachelor’s degree in Human Development from Cornell University and her Masters of Education in Human Relations from Northern Arizona University. Claire is also a Certified Trauma Support Specialist through the Arizona Trauma Institute, certified by theNational Alliance of Children’s Trust and Prevention Funds to teach the Strengthening Families™Protective Factors Framework, and an authorized Stewards of Children® facilitator. She is a graduate of the American Express Leadership Academy at the ASU Lodestar Center and is also an AmeriCorps VISTA alumnus. She also volunteers her time to create and produce live action role playing adventure events for teens. Claire regularly offers workshops and keynote addresses at conferences throughout Arizona.