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A Zen Space, Amanda Morris 880674140 | Government Grant Application

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  • General Information

    Business Registration Number: 880674140

    Location: Ashland, KY, United States

    Length of Operation: 1-5

    Number of Employees: 51-100 Employees

    Annual Gross Income: Less than $100k

    Annual Gross Expense: $250k to $500k

    Open to Loans: NO

  • Funding Usage

    By providing 500,000 we could train 62 school districts in Kentucky to recognize and aide in reduced Mental Health traumas and implement prevention strategies.

  • Business Plan

    We plan to train trainers to teach cirrocumulus across America to aide teachers in managing the current Mental Health in America. Ideally we would have trainers in every state to address this underserved populations and decrease suicide and trauma among children. Trauma Informed Strategies for Supporting Students with Trauma in the Classroom Curriculum Delivery Proposal Submitted by: Danielle Hickman & Amanda Morris Scope of Work for Consultation Services: Name of Service: Trauma Informed Strategies for Supporting Students with Trauma in the Classroom curriculum delivery Consultation Scope: Delivery of trauma-informed curriculum to provide psychoeducation and practical support strategies for teachers to implement in the classroom with students with a history of trauma. Consultation Objectives: The objectives of the curriculum delivery are as follows: 1. Raise awareness of and deepen knowledge of trauma and the impacts it has on the brain, body, emotional states and behaviors of children. 2. Identify practical, evidence-based strategies for teachers to implement in the classroom to support the emotional and nervous system regulation of students. 3. Learn and implement practical strategies to reduce the likelihood of trauma-related outbursts and behaviors. 4. Increase confidence in a teacher’s ability to co-regulate with students and self-soothe in moments of behavioral dysregulation. Background to Consultation: Due to the increase in awareness of childhood trauma and it’s impacts on the behaviors of children in the classroom, there is a need to provide understandable, engaging, and adequate psychoeducation to teachers and administrators in the school setting. This psychoeducation provides the knowledge necessary to implement trauma-informed behavioral intervention strategies with children in the classroom. Childhood trauma results in a wide range of behaviors within children and learning how to effectively manage these behaviors in the classroom will lead to an increase in confidence within those who support children in this setting. Deliverables of Consultation Delivery Strategy: 3, 6 hour In-Person Curriculum Delivery 3, 90 minute consultation calls online via Zoom Delivery Location: All In-Person Curriculum deliveries are held at a location within the school, as identified and agreed upon by the school administrator and trainers. All consultation calls are delivered online via Zoom. Required Equipment/Materials: The location of the training will provide a classroom and projector screen for each training. The trainers will provide their own projector and supplemental materials necessary for the training. Description of Specific Deliverables: Day 1 of In-Person Curriculum Delivery Objectives: Gain an understanding of trauma and it’s impacts on a child’s brain development, body, emotions and mental state Understand and identify trauma response behaviors and indicators of stress based on developmental stages Learn what the Window of Tolerance is and how it impacts student behaviors Recognize the purpose of widening a child’s window of tolerance and the connection with the nervous system Learn and implement three strategies to widen your students’ individual window of tolerance Learn and implement three strategies for regulating the nervous system of children in the moment when their trauma is triggered Consultation Call 1 Answer questions from teachers/administrators surrounding teachings of Day 1, In-Person Curriculum delivery Provide alternative strategies for managing a child’s behavior when dysregulated in the classroom setting Case study and application discussion Day 2 of In-Person Curriculum Delivery: Gain an understanding of what attunement is and the importance of utilizing attunement strategies within the classroom setting Identify how the dysregulation of students in the classroom affects the teacher’s nervous system and how to self-regulate during intervention Learn a needs-based approach to identifying the underlying need behind a child’s behavior in the classroom Identify practical strategies to redirect a child in the classroom and support them in meeting the need in the moment via co-regulation Learn two strategies to support in co-regulating a child’s nervous system Learn four, self-soothing strategies to implement when triggered and to teach children in the classroom Consultation Call 2 Answer questions from teachers/administrators surrounding teachings of Day 2, In-Person Curriculum delivery Adverse Childhood Experiences tool Provide alternative strategies for managing a child’s behavior when dysregulated in the classroom setting Day 3 of In-Person Curriculum Delivery: Gain an understanding of imaginal and invivo exposure techniques that relate to classroom triggers to reduce trauma related classroom behavioral triggers Understand the somatic relationship and manifestation of trauma and skills to reduce somatic complaints Learn 4 self-nourishing strategies for teachers to widen their window of tolerance outside of the classroom Discuss and provide resources for cultural and diversity issues related to trauma and trauma reactions within the classroom Consultation Call 3 Answer questions from teachers/administrators surrounding teachings of Day 3, In-Person Curriculum delivery Case conceptualization review and strategy application review Additional Information: Kentucky Department of Education EILA Certified: 22.50 hours Kentucky Counseling CEU’s Pending Approval: 18 hrs Terms: All material presented in deliverables is protected by copyright of A Guide for the Journey, LLC. Financials: Fee for Service: $8000 (negotiable to meet school budget) (Includes travel, all mentioned deliverables and supplemental materials). Payment Information: All payments must be paid in full prior to booking first curriculum delivery. Payments can be made via invoice through A Guide for the Journey, LLC. Trainer Biographies Lead Trainer, Danielle (Dani) Hickman Danielle Hickman earned a degree in Counseling Psychology from Frostburg State University in 2011. She has experience providing trauma psychotherapy in a wide variety of settings including private practice, in-home, schools, the mission field, inpatient and outpatient settings. Over the last decade, she’s gained extensive experience supporting the healing of children and adults with a history of trauma. She has received advanced trainings in trauma-informed therapeutic modalities such as: Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) and Brainspotting. Danielle shares one of her most expansive personal, professional and spiritual growth opportunities was in 2013 when she lived in Johannesburg, South Africa and worked in collaboration with Come Back Mission to create a therapeutic program for women recovering from addiction, complex sexual traumas and victims of human trafficking. Throughout her professional experiences, she has found a love for teaching, creating curriculum and holding therapeutic space for groups. After moving to Tennessee in 2013, she worked with The Department of Children’s Services to provide trauma informed education and evaluation to potential and current foster parents—teaching at conferences and in small groups how to parent children with a history of trauma. For more information about Danielle and her current projects: Contact: [email protected] (615) 830-7178 Lead Trainer, Amanda Morris Amanda received her Masters of Education specializing in Mental Health Counseling in 2011, from Lindsey Wilson college. She is an Independently Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor, as well as a Nationally Certified Counselor, yoga instructor and trauma expert. She has been working in the mental health field for the last decade and it’s her passion to help people heal from their traumas and move forward with a life connected with purpose, joy, healthy supportive relationships and a renewed sense of self-worth. Amanda began her career as a school based therapist and has a wide variety of useful school based tools. In addition to this professional experience Amanda worked for Hope’s Place Child Advocacy Center as the Diversity Counselor, specializing in treating diverse child abuse cases. During her 5 years at Hope’s Place she recieved extensive training and experience in treating, identifying and preventing child sexual abuse, physical child abuse and aiding non-offending caregivers in helping their children recover from trauma. Currently Amanda is independently licensed in Kentucky, manages and runs her private practice, as well as, is a contract employee for Caring Moore Homes where she is the Director of Counseling and specializes in treating Traumatic Brain Injuries. Amanda specializes in trauma-informed therapeutic modalities such as Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR), Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TFCBT), Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and Solution Focused Therapy. She works with a variety of clients and assists them in navigating some of life’s most challenging issues. For more information about Amanda and her services: Contact: [email protected] (740) 357.8667

  • Self Identified Competition

    Other consultants, but no one has this curriculum We have written and provided evidenced based strategies in this plan to aide in reducing trauma reactions among children within their classroom by providing teachers the training they need to handle the unique post covid mental health crisis in America.

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