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Psychologically Safe Workplaces

Welcome to our training center for cultivating psychologically safe workplaces, where trust and openness form the bedrock of every team interaction. We are dedicated to equipping leaders and teams with the knowledge and tools necessary to create and cultivate an environment where everyone feels safe to express ideas, raise concerns, and be their authentic selves without fear of negative consequences.

In our courses and customized workshops, you will find a wealth of resources, including best practices, actionable strategies, and real-life examples, all aimed at enhancing team dynamics, boosting innovation, and fostering a culture of inclusivity and collaboration. Whether you're looking to improve communication, encourage risk-taking, or support employee well-being, our insights will help you create a workplace where everyone can thrive and contribute to their fullest potential.

What does a Psychologically Safe Workplace look like? 

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Foundations for Leaders: Creating Safe and Brave Workplaces™

Unlock your team's potential with our intensive 4-week course, fostering trust, communication, and well-being. Participants gain essential skills for safe, inclusive, high-performing work environments through engaging sessions, practical exercises, and personalized coaching. Course materials include curated worksheets, access to a private online forum, session recordings, and a one-on-one coaching session. Covering topics from establishing safe spaces to continuous improvement, this comprehensive course empowers teams to thrive in today's workplace. Join us and elevate your team's success.


Starts on June 5, 2024, 3:00pm - 5:00pm ET (4 weekly sessions)

Advanced Practice for Leaders: Cultivating Psychological Safety

With so many people in the workforce under so much stress, this is your chance to learn how to improve psychological safety with your staff and on your teams.  This 4-session Course/Coaching combo is specially designed to increase staff retention, increase productivity, and create a more harmonious work culture. Sign up today and start enjoying your supervisory role!


Starts on July 18, 2024, 3-5pm ET (4 sessions)

Empathetic Leadership:

Conflict Resolution Workshop for Managers

Pop-up Workshop: Join Stacy Huff to delve into the four key tenets of Empathetic Communication: observations, feelings, needs, and requests. This workshop, based on the principles of Empathetic Communication empowers you to navigate conflicts with precision and empathy. Enhance your leadership skills by mastering the art of understanding, connecting with the core needs and emotions of your team, and making effective requests.

Transform workplace conflicts into opportunities for growth and collaboration.

Contact Debra to schedule!

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Team Building: Facilitating Connection and Collaboration

Trauma-Informed Principles are integrated into workshops that facilitate exploration and reflection on how to improve the environment in the workplace. Silver Linings instructors guide you through learning, reflecting and engaging in new activities that will help you better connect with and support others in the workplace.

Customize Your Journey

Trauma-Informed Youth Engagement™

through a series of 6 2-hr virtual, stand-alone workshops teaches you to apply trauma-informed and social learning principles to increase your tools and strategies to improve youth and young adult engagement to reduce risks of trauma.


Email Debra to schedule this course for your organization.

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Trauma-Informed Supervisors™

Designed for human services agencies this supervisory course focuses weekly sessions on how to apply each of SAMHSA’s 6 trauma informed principles to your supervisory approach. You will learn how to create a safe and brave environment that opens up lines for authentic communication and establishes trust and transparency within your team. Individual coaching will help support you in applying the principles, techniques and tools learned within your role. Customized group coaching is also available.


Schedule a free consultation or email Debra for more information on custom bookings
Starts on Aug 8, 2024 3pm - 5pm ET (6 weekly sessions)

Starts on Oct 9, 2024 3pm - 5pm ET (6 weekly sessions)

  • Enhanced Employee Well-being: Our approach prioritizes the mental health and well-being of your workforce, creating an environment where individuals feel valued, supported, and able to bring their whole selves to work.

  • Increased Productivity: By fostering an environment of psychological safety, we empower your teams to fully engage in their work, leading to higher levels of productivity, innovation, and problem-solving.

  • Greater Job Satisfaction: Our strategies promote a sense of belonging and fulfillment within your organization, contributing to higher levels of job satisfaction and retention among your employees.

  • Improved Collaboration and Team Dynamics: Through open communication and trust-building exercises, we enhance collaboration and teamwork, resulting in stronger relationships and better outcomes for your organization.

  • Reduced Turnover: Investing in psychological safety leads to increased loyalty and commitment among your workforce, reducing turnover rates and the associated costs of recruitment and training.

  • Attraction of Top Talent: Position your organization as an employer of choice by prioritizing psychological safety, attracting top talent who seek environments where they can thrive and grow professionally.

  • Resilience in the Face of Challenges: Our approach cultivates resilience among your teams, enabling them to navigate challenges and setbacks with confidence and adaptability.

  • Positive Organizational Culture: By fostering a culture of trust, respect, and inclusivity, we help create a positive organizational culture that reinforces your values and mission.

  • Adaptability and Innovation: A psychologically safe environment encourages experimentation and innovation, driving adaptability and creativity within your organization.

  • Improved Problem-solving and Decision-making: Our strategies promote diverse perspectives and open dialogue, leading to better problem-solving and decision-making processes across your organization.

Investing in psychological safety not only benefits individual employees but also contributes to the overall success and sustainability of your organization by fostering a culture of trust, collaboration, innovation, and resilience.

Benefits of a Psychologically
Safe Workplace: 

What Clients Say

“It was very impactful, because it allowed me to see how similar and how deeply connected that I was to my coworkers regardless of clear differences. It also brought awareness to major differences which could maintain cultural competency and respect amongst the team.”

- Ke'Ancelar B., VBHC - Tennessee

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