Creating Safety And Stability


Establishing A Foundation For Healing

Course Description

Continuing Education Hours: 6.5

This training for caregivers, professionals, and para-professionals establishes a foundation for healing. By identifying and exploring the role of the environment as a priority for intervention. A discussion of the Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs), the physiology of trauma, and healing tools will be introduced to help promote safety for clients and families. Skill development around how to model and practice emotional regulation, felt safety, and predictability will be practiced within the context of the Arizona Trauma Institute’s philosophy of healing.

Learning Objectives


  • Establish a foundation for healing.
  • Identify and explore the role of the environment as a priority for intervention.
  • Develop a better understanding of trauma, toxic stress, and adversity.
  • Review the Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) data.
  • Introduce the physiology of trauma and healing tools to help promote safety for clients and families.
  • Cultivate greater compassion for those we serve.
  • Understand how to have high quality deliberate relationships with co-workers, clients, and your own family.
  • Improve your ability to respect and believe in others, regardless of their behavior, emotion, and thinking.
  • Develop more focus on managing oneself than trying to control others.
  • Cultivate greater ability to encourage and empower others to live their values and have integrity.

Roderick Logan, DPTh, CCTS, CFTP, FFTT


Dr. Roderick Logan believes and his life’s work reflects that human suffering is not a fate to be borne, but a challenge to be overcome. He is a certified trauma specialist and works routinely with foster and adoptive parents, grieving families dealing with loss, and caregivers seeking to become trauma informed. He holds a Master’s in Biblical Counseling and a Doctorate in Practical Theology. His trauma certifications CFTP and CCTSF are with ATI and IATP. Additionally, Dr. Logan is an Ordained Minister. At the heart, Roderick is a teacher fighting ignorance and apathy; an information specialist to whom parents and professionals often look to for insight, a spiritual perspective, and a pragmatic point-of-view. His array of professional services include educator, counselor, coach, mentor, and advocate. Since 1981, Dr. Logan’s talents have found expression in industries of transportation, broadcasting, state government, mega-church, and child and family welfare. Whether in the classroom, small group, or private session, Roderick’s intention is to create a safe holding environment from which others can regulate and begin showing up for their own rescue. Roderick and his wife, Melody, have been married for 38 years. Together they raised two sons and a daughter and have eight grandchildren. Among family and friends Roderick is known as, “the man in a rowboat rowing backwards into the future.”

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